Archive for the ‘Musings about Relationships’ Category
Every morning between 4:00 and 4:30 a.m., without fail, my cat Buffy jumps on the bed, intending to wake me up so she can get me to feed her. You may wonder how I know my cat’s intentions. Well, animals are great communicators if you know how to tap into what they are telling you.
When I get up, Buffy runs out of the room and toward Read the rest of this entry »
Sometimes, being in a relationship, even a mostly healthy one, can be difficult. Sometimes even a happy marriage goes through some major bumps in Read the rest of this entry »
I “know” that I am a human being and, as such, not going to be at my best 100% of the time, yet I beat myself up when I am not, “shoudling” on myself (I should do better, know better, be better).
I am learning how to accept myself as being imperfect and human. Read the rest of this entry »
Sometimes in your relationship you may get caught up in assuming you know what your spouse intended to do or why s/he behaves in a certain way. This video challenges you to be aware of thoughts that keep you stuck and to examine those thoughts instead of just automatically believing them.
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As I was doing my daily walk today, I was thinking about you. Yes, I’m always thinking about my readers, my clients, and potential clients.
I was thinking about how difficult it is to make the changes that you (and I) say you want. I know for a fact that most diets DO work. What doesn’t work for too many people is keeping the motivation going to meet your weight loss goals. Read the rest of this entry »
I think that self-control is something many people would be wise to exercise and few master. Failing to exercise self-control, people turn to controlling others as a way to deal with feeling out of control. Read the rest of this entry »
I have been so focused on getting my upcoming book written and edited that I’ve neglected my blog. The new book is about relationships, of course. It is a compilation of my 18 years of practice as a therapist and relationship coach.
Basically, what you’ll find in this book is very practical tips and tools that you Read the rest of this entry »