What’s all this talk about kindness?

Kindness builds trust and creates a safety net for all types of relationships.

Behaving kindly describes who we must be in our relationships.

It includes:

     - how we treat each other

     - how we speak to each...

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For the sake of your children…. handle your ex differently

Can you make a conscious decision to shift your thinking about your ex-husband or ex-wife, for the sake of your children, and to also reduce the stress level in your own life? 

This is a common challenge for many families.


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Want a Better Relationship? Shift Your Thinking

When you approach someone who is important to you from an “I want to get along with you” perspective, rather than an “I should get along with you” or “I need to get along with you” perspective, you have a better...

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Try Changing YOUR Response. See What Happens…

Do you know that relationships are similar to the gears on a clock that all work together? Each mechanism is connected in some way. When one gear moves, the others move. If one gear slows down, the rest of the gears slow down. Likewise, people in...

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Don't Ignore What's Happening... State the Obvious

It’s time to state the obvious.

When you’re in the middle of a chaotic or difficult situation, such as an escalating argument, a new stressful job, the holidays or a health crisis, do you talk about it?

I’m not referring to a...

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Is Your College Student Home From School?

After spending time away at college, children are used to being independent and having the freedom to come and go as they please. They haven’t had to answer to anyone, especially their parents. Hopefully they’ve adjusted well to school...

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“I didn’t know what to say, so I didn’t say anything.”

Has anyone ever said that to you? Worse yet, have you used that reasoning as an excuse for not having an important conversation?

As adults, we should all know how to have most conversations, even the tough ones. Yet, we often have trouble...

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Got Conflict?

Conflicts in any relationship are natural and to be expected. However, they don’t have to derail your relationship to the point of no return. If you’re having a conflict or disagreement with someone that’s important to you and...

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