Blogs tagged with "healthy relationships":

Mind Your Own Business

Mind Your Own Business

Byron Katie says that there are three kinds of business: my business, your business and God’s business. She says that much of our discomfort and anxiety comes from getting out of our own business, or allowing others into ours. When we are in God’s business, we are concerning ourselves with things...

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Dump the Situationship for a REALationship

Dump the Situationship for a REALationship

I love the concept of a ‘situationship’ (actually I don’t love the concept so much as I love the name for the concept): not a relationship, not a friendship, but an ill-defined situation that exists between two people. We’ve all been there and done that. We’ve met someone who made our heart...

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Is Your Relationship Burning Out?

Is Your Relationship Burning Out?

Relationships, just like people, are living, breathing entities and are therefore vulnerable to the same complexities and challenges that individuals experience. Burnout is a modern condition that is increasingly prevalent amongst people and relationships – not just romantic relationships (although...

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Resentment: Relationship Poison (and Its Antidote)

Resentment: Relationship Poison (and Its Antidote)

Keith pulls into his driveway after a long day at work. A sense of dread and disappointment descends; his mother-in-law’s car is there. Again. For the third time this week. And it is only Wednesday. Anna overhears her boyfriend inviting 12 of his closest friends to come over for a few drinks and...

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Good Boundaries Make for Good Relationships

Good Boundaries Make for Good Relationships

Imagine you had a neighbour who was always trying to tell how you to run your life; how to hang your laundry better, when to prune your roses, what colour to paint your walls. I’m guessing you’d find it pretty irritating and intrusive. Or if the person who lived next door was literally oblivious...

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3 Steps to Getting Unstuck

Feeling stuck is horrible. That sensation of spinning in infinity on a hamster wheel (often of our own making but sometimes not), or being imprisoned in a web that we have weaved around ourselves is nasty beyond description. Feeling stuck sucks. It keeps us in situations that we don’t want to...

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Growing Back in the Hurt Places

I am working with my graphic designer to develop the badge for the adult child coaches I certify to work with my materials. I am excited about what we have so far.  Two starfish on a radiant background. It captures everything about the work that we do, simply and powerfully. If you have read my book...

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