There’s always a better story!

Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, this is the opening dialogue describing Superman. The writers wrote something so amazing it couldn’t be real. The following is part of the story God is writing for me, I could never have made this up […]

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Got Awareness? Now What?

Last time I wrote about 3 observations about why family can make it more difficult to live peacefully. If you missed that post, you can click to find it → HERE I promised to go to the next step of what to do when you become aware of an emotion or a situation. Awareness is the […]

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Home is where the heart is: how emotional intelligence reduces conflict

Last week during one of my group sessions the question came up about why it seems easier to experience conflict at home than at work. It didn’t take long to highlight three unique aspects of living with others vs. working with others. People we live with know how to push our buttons Above all things home […]

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The Greatest Gift

He said-she said. It’s not my fault. People like to reason. In nearly every situation or interaction with others we work hard to answer the question, “why did this happen?” Sometimes we can’t find the reason and we wake up one day feeling like something in our marriage or family is really off. Where did […]

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Change your Perspective on Change!

Have you ever asked yourself, “why can’t I change?” I have, and I hope you can relate because that means I’m not alone. This week on FB live I spoke about sustainable change, you can check out the video HERE or read on for the written version. There are things that each of us would like […]

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Healing From Conflict

In 2009 I noticed a pinching in my back. I was most aware of it on my 8-hour drive home after sitting in one of my 20-hour weekend graduate classes. You probably are thinking, anyone’s back would hurt, and I thought the same. The presence of this pain continued on and off to varying degrees […]

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