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DO YOU INVEST IN LOVE?

DO YOU INVEST IN LOVE?

Since the 1980’s, when Jane Fonda and Jamie Lee Curtis made aerobics a “thing,” you could find me in a group class, dancing to the beat.  Walking through the gym, I would spot trainers with their clients on the machines.   I never thought that kind...

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THE RISK TO LOVE

THE RISK TO LOVE

The relationship I have with my husband is unusual. When we first started dating there was very little about it that felt familiar in the sense that it did not resemble anything either of us has experienced before. From the onset, we chose to co create an expectation...

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DO YOU BELIEVE YOU’RE ENOUGH?

DO YOU BELIEVE YOU’RE ENOUGH?

There once was a snail making its way up a cherry tree in the middle of winter. From a branch above, a bird saw it slowly moving up the grey cold bark and said, "You know, there are no cherries up on those branches."  Without missing a beat, the snail responded,...

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YOU RECEIVE WHO YOU ARE

YOU RECEIVE WHO YOU ARE

After sharing their relationship struggles, a new client asked why they hadn't found the perfect partner.  My answer was simple: "You are not yet the person your ideal partner could locate right now." You only receive who you are. Your dreams, your thoughts,...

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THINGS LEFT UNSAID

THINGS LEFT UNSAID

Being in a relationship – be it collegial, romantic, or familial – means that you’ll experience moments where words need to be expressed and you choose to remain quiet.   An impasse. Time goes by and the situation, the things left unsaid live inside you,...

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DEATH OF A PARENT

DEATH OF A PARENT

How do you make sense of the stories told about your father when he’s gone?  As one of our most influential models for relationships, our parents set us on the lifelong path for the ways we engage with others– be it romantic or otherwise – a path...

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WHAT YOU’RE NOT SEEING

WHAT YOU’RE NOT SEEING

“1 or 2?”  “2 or 3?”  “3 or 4?” asked my eye doctor as she flicked each lens on the Phoropter at my recent checkup. (don’t be impressed.  I had to look up the name of the contraption.) Some of the lenses were so close, it was challenging...

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DO YOU HAVE TRUST ISSUES?

DO YOU HAVE TRUST ISSUES?

“Who don’t you trust? You? Me? or God?” This is the question I recently asked a prospective client who had received very clear signs on how to move forward. As a coach who works primarily with highly sensitive clients, this is not an unusual...

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