I spend a lot of time working with couples and individuals looking to discuss their relationships. Lately many of my clients have been men, most of who are looking to discuss how to make their relationships better. One piece of advice I always give to them is to ask questions! Asking questions and then asking follow up questions is my top tool when it comes to better communication. Asking … [Read more...] about Megan’s Top Tool for Better Communication (It’s Really Easy)!
It’s easy to get lost in the activity of life. As life gets busy either personally or professionally, it’s easy to get disconnected with yourself, your spirit and your body. This can be exhausting, hard and is not healthy. It is important to take time for yourself and this week I did just that – I challenged myself to do three things to nurture myself. This meant purchasing a luxurious towel … [Read more...] about Are you really taking care of yourself?
Do you have an ugly room in the house that you’re thinking of renovating? I have thought about renovating my ‘ugly’ kitchen, which I was recently reminded of as I flipped through some of my home-decorating magazines. These magazines always feature picture perfect homes with rooms that are so spotless they don’t even look lived in. The couples that live in these gorgeous homes appear just as … [Read more...] about Is renovating your house good for your relationship?
If you notice that you and your significant other are having the same arguments or conflict over and over again and are unable to solve them on your own through research, courses, talking, etc. then it’s time to go to a relationship therapist. If you have not reached the change you want to see in your relationship, then it is time to go to a relationship therapist. It is not uncommon for … [Read more...] about When should I go to relationship therapy?
Many of us have heard that we need to be authentic and have an authentic voice in order to tell people what they need to know. The clients I work with, in particular the entrepreneurs I work with, struggle to become their real self – their authentic self. It is hard for them to become more of who they truly are because of fear. There is a belief that by showing people your true self they may … [Read more...] about Are you your authentic self?
Cell phones are how many couples communicate. I often have clients tell me what their spouse said about something by reading it from a text message on their phone and then telling me how they reacted. This frustrates me. Communicating via text is a major block in working through problems in a relationship. Remember when you would simply speak to someone over the telephone or by talking to him … [Read more...] about How to Avoid Communication Foul Ups