Why The Best Gift I Ever Gave Was Learning To Receive My Family’s Love

January 17, 2019

And why the gift of love is a two-way street. This winter, I got the flu. I was sick, miserable and physically could not do even a fraction of what I usually am able to do.  At first I thought, “This is going to be awful.” Normally I would hit the couch and ride it out, but…

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My Go To Resources for Diffusing Drama

December 14, 2018

It’s that time of year again, when the spirit of giving flows while we celebrate with family and friends. It is a great time to connect and build relationships and tradition. At the same time, more time together, coupled with lots of expectations of what the season will bring, creates the opportunity for conflict to…

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How To Identify The SNEAKY Distractions That Keep You From Caring For Yourself

October 21, 2018

We all get ‘drunk’ on something… During a recent visit to my son’s college campus and the local bar, I had a flash of awareness as I watched many people drink over a few hours span of time. It was Family Weekend, so there were lots of parents there with their kids (actually adult-age kids)…

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Stress Isn’t The Reason Your Marriage Is Unhappy (But How You Handle It May Be)

June 17, 2018

How to be happy again, together. When it feels like life’s stresses put a strain on your relationship, it can be hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel.   You think, “Once we are through this, everything can go back to normal and we can be happy again.” And it may…

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How To Stop Beating Yourself Up When You Feel STUCK In A Shame Spiral

April 28, 2017

Obsess over mistakes? You’re not alone. Shame is like the mythical monster under your bed.  You are SO terrified that it will devour you that you won’t even look to see if the monster is real. When you allow yourself to see and feel your shame by shining a light on it, you will see that the…

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This Sneaky Mind Trick Can Prevent A TON Of Unnecessary Fights by Michelle Thompson, LiveInRadiance.com

This Sneaky Mind Trick Can Prevent A TON Of Unnecessary Fights

March 26, 2017

You’ll be SO glad you learned this. Everybody argues in their relationships. But many couples wonder how much fighting is normal, and whether some of the most unnecessary fights can simply be avoided. The good news? They can.  The most powerful question you can ask yourself in your love relationship — in fact in all relationships — is “How is that just like me?”  …

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