Repairing Relationships:  The Importance of Reconnecting

Repairing Relationships: The Importance of Reconnecting

A healthy relationship is not defined by always maintaining peace and harmony. In fact, when two people in a relationship never disagree, they often have unspoken gripes festering between them. I believe that a healthy relationship is one in which the people are able...

Vows: False Promises or Sacred Wisdom?

Vows: False Promises or Sacred Wisdom? What are vows and what role to they play in our marriages? I recently read an article by a couple’s therapist who said that vows are false promises and set us up for disappointment later in marriage. I was stunned. I couldn’t...

Deepening Your Connection with Your Heart

← Deepening Connection Class Deepening Connection Class → Deepening Your Connection with Your HeartI have been thinking a lot about what lies within me during these darker months of the year. This time of year feels less spacious to me because the days are...

Saying No

← Loyalty versus Discernment in Relationships Deepening Connection Class → Saying NoCan you say no when you mean no? Can you be honest about your opinion or feeling when asked? If not then you might be suffering from a condition called “people-pleaser...

Loyalty versus Discernment in Relationships

Loyalty Versus Discernment in RelationshipsBoundaries are tricky to navigate in any relationship. In an ideal world, we wouldn’t need to have our defenses up in our relationships at all. Unfortunately, this is not an ideal world. Although there are people with whom...

Living On Maui

← Plans vs. Flow Loyalty versus Discernment in Relationships → Living On MauiI am now living on Maui! My family and I moved to Maui last month for a school-year-long family adventure. Although we all still consider Santa Cruz our home, we decided that the...