What are the stories, spoken or unspoken, that you tell about your family? Who is the leader, the victim, the villain? Who just can’t seem to get their…
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the difference between being responsible for others, and being responsible to others. Feeling and acting responsi…
Learning to define yourself instead of directing others.
When I’m catching up with a therapy client, I often ask them, “Where has it been hard to be curious?” Where there is a lack of curiosity, you may find …
This week I’ve been thinking about how our position in relationships can affect our ability to think clearly. A triangle is a three-person relationship…
How to be an ambassador for yourself.
And how we can get the flavor back.
Lately I’ve been thinking about how we use quick social comparisons to temporarily boost our mood and functioning. Because in the absence of our own me…
Gary Chapman’s book The 5 Love Languages has been a constant bestseller for years. People seem to like the idea that the root of marriage problems is a…
Energy is a precious resource in pandemic life. Most people are worn down, worried, and struggling to do the bare minimum. Yet somehow I still find mys…
And how this can help you think about 2021.
How managing other people's emotions can make you less capable.