When I’m writing a new post, I always create five titles and choose the one I think is best. The first title I wrote for this post was how to break your phone habit. But as I thought about it, it’s more than a habit for me at times. I have moments when I feel […]
One of the things people ask me about is personal finance. Those discussions eventually lead to how they deal with this topic as a couple. One of the most common things I see is couples choosing to keep their finances completely or partially separated. And even more common are the couples who combine their finances, […]
Have you ever had a friend, coworker, or family member who struggled to manage their money? No matter how hard they tried, they just couldn’t do what they needed to do to take care of the important things. I’m not talking about someone who is down on their luck. I’m talking about someone who has […]
Having spent the first part of my career in the corporate world, I’ve watched hundreds of people navigate unexpected layoffs. It was heartbreaking to watch and devastating for those experiencing it firsthand. Then not that long ago, a friend mentioned that his wife would be losing her job the following spring. Rather than being devastated […]
In a time when loneliness is on the verge of becoming an epidemic, this one tip will help you improve your life and the lives of others.
Relationships aren’t always easy. It’s the happy and the hard times that make them meaningful. Learn five simple tricks to create a more meaningful marriage today.
Maybe it’s because I’m an introvert. Or because the way my family of origin communicated. Perhaps it’s because I’ve spent most of my professional life coaching. It’s probably a combination of nature, nurture, and life experience; I’m not really sure. The one thing I am sure of is that I can’t stand small talk. I […]
Few things have been more life-changing for my husband and me than travel. Much of who we are and what we value today is because of the experiences we had while traveling. It’s filled our lives with meaning and connection. And at times, it’s even restored our faith in humanity.
Have you ever worried that you didn’t do a great job showing empathy? Have you been in a situation where someone shared something troubling and you didn’t know what to say? I think it’s safe to say that we’ve all been in a situation where we didn’t know how to respond or relate. That’s why […]
A couple of months ago, I was in search of a coach to help me work through a very specific limiting belief I had just uncovered. (More on that in an upcoming email.) I began by making a list of what was most important to me. I quickly realized that these are the values in […]