Recently I’ve noticed something obvious, yet fundamental to being a parent. My son does as I do and less as I say. Our kids watch us then copy what they see. So, how does this relate to video games? How do our own behaviors affect our children’s habits in regards to video games? While I don’t […]
Are you tired of this? Does it seem like you and your partner are constantly fighting? Renowned marriage researcher Dr. John Gottman discovered that 69% of couple’s problems are recurring. More than two-thirds of the things a couple fights about are the same issues, coming up over and over again. Sound familiar? I’ve worked with […]
At one point I was a 24 year old who hadn’t had a girlfriend. I was shy, nervous, and afraid to speak to women. This wasn’t ok with me anymore. I made the resolution to solve it, to learn and do whatever I needed to handle this part of my life. I went and grabbed […]
How to Tune Into Your Body and Make Yourself Transparent At some point during your day, take a moment to stop what you’re doing. Close your eyes, and put your attention on your body. Consciously feel what your body is feeling. Put your attention anywhere there is sensation. If you are seated, maybe you feel […]
Think for a minute of any relationship, now think of the problems that you have in that relationship. Would you agree that a majority of the problems don’t have a solution? I have relationships with people who are incapable of changing their tendency to be unplanned, unclear communicators…everyone has their faults, and some of those faults they won’t be ever able to change.
If we agree that in a relationship there are many problems that can’t really be solved, then we must conclude that resolving a certain problems must take a special technique, a certain process that eventually leads to understanding, deepened love, and understanding. In one word: Harmony.
In intimate relationships perpetual problems become big problems, unless we learn how to work with this issue.
So, what’s the answer? How do we work with perpetual problems if they don’t have solutions?
For a period of 3 years I have been teaching couples how to utilize the teachings of Dr. John Gottman. As a Marriage Education Facilitator and Marriage Coach I have worked with over 200 couples, facilitated over 200 classes on marital success, and every time I teach I find the wisdom of Gottman to be […]
When we’re fighting with our partner life doesn’t feel very good. Yet, often times the solutions to our problems are rather simple. If you feel distant from your partner, or just want to CREATE MORE CONNECTION there two simple tips I want to share with you. In my work as a marriage counselor my job […]