Personal Relationships
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Looking for Help (in all the Right Places)

I used to be so afraid of approaching strangers for help. I would dread phone calls that I had to make to inquire about bills or apartments or anything. It’s not really that I was shy, but I was afraid that I would sound stup...

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Women and Sex

Let’s chat about sex on this Monday morning.  Grab some coffee and join me.  I have couples who come into see me who call and say that there’s something wrong with their sexual intimacy.  The most common complaint is the...

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Streamline Your Life with 3 Words: You Are Awesome!

What are your different roles in life? Mom? Wife? Girlfriend? Sister? Employee? Boss? Entrepreneur? Teacher? Caretaker? Writer? Performer? Healer? Runner? Leader? If you were to examine yourself in the roles you play and asked ...


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Keep Calm & Carry On Superglue, A Lesson from Dad

My childhood is full of father-daughter moments. I have many fond memories of the time we spent together, just the two of us. Dad loves to tell the story about when I was helping him paint the fence and I painted the neighbor...

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Show Up for Yourself

Hey there! You might remember me as the “I-only-do-challenges-in-month-long-increments person” (see: whole 30 & meditation challenge). Usually what I do is set a goal and maybe tell one or two people and then ke...

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The “Shine” Theory: Surround Yourself with Power

There’s a New York Magazine article that’s been making the social media rounds for the past few days. In it, writer Ann Friedman analyzes the jealousy of former member of Destiny’s Child Kelly Rowland. After a...


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When Your Personal Life is in Crisis

  Focusing on your work can be difficult when your personal relationships are in turmoil. We all encounter tough parts of our lives when our career has to be placed on the back burner, whether it’s for parents, kids,...

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When You’re Ready

  Last week we chatted about finding people who best reflect us and where we are going.  I want to talk a little bit about why we might feel ok with the relationships that we are in even if we know they aren’t serving u...

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3 Questions to Ask Before Delivering Criticism

Delivering criticism, whether to your spouse, your staff, your family, or anyone else in your life, is never easy. I personally hate delivering any sort of criticism so much so that I’ll usually do something myself (or ra...


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Who Are You Spending Time With This Week?

  By now you’ve probably heard the catchy Justin Timberlake song “Mirrors” (Which I think sounds oddly like ‘Cry me a River’ but Justin isn’t asking me) and the premise of the song is “It’s like you’re a ...