People forget who they were before they got into a relationship, marriage, or partnership. They get lost in the mundane part of life – kids, work, chores – and forget to focus on each other. Everyone comes first except the relationship and each other’s individual needs. It is extremely important that you put your needs… Continue reading Individual and Partner Needs and Priorities
Self-Love – Where Do You Begin?
Why is it that we can exhibit so much love to other people, but not to ourselves? If this is you, then self-love may feel elusive, but there are some things you can do to start the process. First, is having self-compassion. If you can’t be kind to yourself, how can you love yourself? Stop… Continue reading Self-Love – Where Do You Begin?
Seeking Happiness: Part 2
Increase your positive thinking and raise your happiness.
Seeking Happiness: Part 1
When I see a new client, one of the questions I ask is: “If we were to work together for a period of time, how would you be different at the end?” or “What are you hoping to get from therapy?” Invariably, the answer is: “I want to be happy.” In terms of its intent,… Continue reading Seeking Happiness: Part 1