Personal Relationships

Elizabeth Gilbert Talks Love and Soul Mates

It’s Friday afternoon, and whether you’re taken or single, your mind may be on love this weekend. If you’re in a relationship, perhaps you’re spending quality time with your significant other. If youR...

The Magic Ratio That Will Improve Your Relationships

We’re all starting to learn that in healthy relationships, there is inevitable conflict. Couples have gotten smarter recently because when they come into my office, they usually say that they want to figure out how to fight s...

Olivia Munn Only Dates Successful Men

Every now and then, a woman says something so honest and authentic, it stings a little. This was exactly the case when a reporter recently asked actress Olivia Munn about her love life and taste in men. She pretty controversial...


Only YOU Can Name Your Relationship Needs

The best way to get your relationship needs met is to name them. A recent fight I heard was about phone calls and the expectations about when to call. Often times we make assumptions based on the way we tend to behave. If you a...

The Approval Trap

Are you a people pleaser? Are you a pushover? Do you tell little white lies to make people feel better? Do you ever mask the true gravity of a situation to avoid dealing with the consequences? If so, then you might be in an ...

Changing (or Keeping) Your Name – How to Let the World Know

When I married my husband just over a year ago, I made it perfectly clear that I was keeping my name. I even posted about it on Career Girl – check out that article here, “The Name Change Decision.” Yet even a...


“When we know better, we do better.”

The incomparable Maya Angelou has a quote made popular by the arguably more famous Oprah Winfrey which is, “When we know better, we do better.” When I first heard this quote, it resonated.  I used it to relate to my client...

Hey, That’s My Idea!

Stealing ideas. It happened in your 8th grade science project, it happened in your college Poli. Sci. course, and it’s happening now. Whether someone is entirely stealing your original idea or taking credit for an idea yo...

The Power of Female Relationships

We’ve been busy the past two weeks looking at our negative self-talk and getting ahead of shame. To supplement our internal dialogue shift, I thought I’d talk about how female friendships turbo kick our ability to positivel...


Getting Ahead of Shame

Last week we talked about identifying our negative self-talk and shame voices in “Tackling Negative Self-Talk: Are You Lying to You?” I asked you to pay attention to often you have shaming thoughts. Did you keep tra...