January 29, 2018

The Drama Triangle…

Today we’re discussing my interpretation of the relationship triangle, or what is lovingly referred to as the “Drama Triangle.”  By gaining some awareness of these roles […]
December 4, 2017

What’s Her Problem?

It’s another tough conversation today, my friend. This one’s about inappropriate sexual behavior and language, much of which has been all over the media lately.  I’m […]
November 27, 2017

Tough Conversations…Talk About “It”

“With communication, you bond; without it, you separate.” Karen Solt Having relationship problems?  Having trouble honestly discussing them with your partner?  That would not be unusual.  Here’s […]
November 20, 2017

Narcissism…no Joking Matter

“Many of our problems stem from attitudes like putting ourselves first at all costs.” The Dalai Lama Yep, narcissism.  We have all encountered someone who is […]
November 6, 2017

Everyone has an Opinion…

I’m currently traveling on a plane, sitting in the middle seat between two people I don’t know. I have, of course, formed an opinion about them, […]
August 23, 2016

Elephants are Cute…But Pink Elephants Suck

  “There’s a pink elephant in the room.” We’ve all heard that phase, right? What is a pink elephant and how did it become the spokes-animal […]
April 21, 2016

External Validation and Finding your Beacon

  I have to admit…I’m feeling a little hurt this morning. That’s hard for me to write as there is a part of me that doesn’t like […]
April 11, 2016

Expectations…the Subtle Setup

I’ll let you in on a little secret: If I have resentment toward someone or I am feeling depressed about some past thing or event, I […]
March 24, 2016

Acceptance is Crucial for True Forgiveness

Last week, I published my first blog about “Judgment” and opened the door for future topic suggestions. Of the different ideas that I received back, “forgiveness” […]
March 11, 2016

The Good and Not so Good of “Judgment”

Who am I to Judge? What gives me the “right” to judge others? Do I judge others more harshly than I judge myself? I would guess […]