3 Things to Do When Marriage is Stressful and Hard

Life has been stressful this week as we are juggling work, getting our house ready to sell, and finalizing plans for remodeling our tiny house travel trailer.   When the hubs  and I are stressed, we get impatient with each other and get snippy. When things get stressful, we often take out our stress on… Read more »

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10 Things I Learned About My Husband That Made Me A Better Wife

Creating a strong marriage is hard work. A truth I was clueless about on my wedding day. Back then, I thought marriage would be fun and fabulous, like in fairy tales. As a veteran wife of 32 years, and a Marriage Coach for over 20 years, I‘ve learned these 10 things about men, in general, and… Read more »

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3 Tips to Save Valentines Day!

It’s coming! Valentines Day is less than a week away!  And, in spite of the commercials, pop up ads on our google searches, and store displays of flowers and candy, some of us will STILL wake up disappointed on February 15th. Let’s rename February 15th as Free Marriage Coaching Day! Every February 14th, countless couples go to… Read more »

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Marriage Minute Inspired by the Olympics

Every 4 years, as I watch the Olympic athletes pursue Gold, I am inspired by the dedication, commitment and discipline exercised to get them to the starting line. We see the end result.  The race, the routine, the best swim of their lives and cheer wildly. We don’t see the hours logged at the gym,… Read more »

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Creating a Haven of Peace with Joanne Miller on The Better Relationship Podcast

Being married is challenging. Add being married to an entrepreneur and the difficulties and challenges grow exponentially. With candor, honesty, and humor, my friend, Joanne Miller talks business, bankruptcy, and blessings in the midst of raising babies and growing a strong marriage, while intentionally Creating a Haven of Peace. Joanne Miller, is an artist, speaker, blogger,… Read more »

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How to NOT Bankrupt your Marriage While Pursuing Profits & Success

So a few weeks ago I had the fantastic opportunity to be interviewed by Mike Flynn for his podcast, The Impact Entrepreneur. The interview was a blast, and we got into detail on some topics I’m really passionate about, including networking, connecting, and my P.R.O.F.I.T. method. Also covered in the episode are: What led me… Read more »

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Better Relationship Podcast #044 with Phil Pollard

  Driving Toward Relationship Results w/ Phil Pollard Show Notes: Phil Pollard, founder of Ideal Life Group, discusses his personal journey from driving trucks to driving toward relationship results.  Facing a second divorce propelled him toward self awareness and subsequent investments in growing strong relationships.  Phil shares with honesty and candor some life experiences that kick started his personal journey into understanding… Read more »

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Better Relationship Podcast #042 w/ Kim Ades

Shift Your Mindset to Improve Relationships with Kim Ades Kim Ades, CEO & Founder of Frame of Mind Coaching and Journal Engine Software, shares how our frame of mind is essential to building successful relationships. She uses the unique tool of online journaling to offer “just in time” coaching to her clients and gain extra… Read more »

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Better Relationship Podcast #040 w/ Butch Bellah

Humor & Humility Yield Success w/ Butch Bellah Butch Bellah, of  My Biz Coach,  loves life and laughter. He shares how a sense of humor and embracing humility make you more relatable, create better communication and thus yield success in life and in business. Butch gives some terrific tips about  juggling marriage, kids and business to create a… Read more »

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Better Relationship Podcast #039 with Grant Baldwin

Grant Baldwin of The Speaker Lab has built a successful speaking career and business without sacrificing his marriage or family relationships.  Grant focuses on being intentional in life and in business and believes success happens when you live according to your values.  For Grant, this means making his wife & kids a priority and nurturing… Read more »

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Better Relationship Podcast Episode #038 w/ Ty Crandall

Business, Money & Marriage w/ Ty  Crandall Ty Crandall, of Credit Suite, believes you can build successful business without risking your marriage and finances.  Ty is a credit expert who  went from losing it ‘all’ to being the CEO of a highly successful business helping others build up their credit.  Ty shares how setting financial… Read more »

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Better Relationship Podcast #037 w/ Aaron Walker

A View from the Top with Aaron Walker Aaron Walker has a wealth of experience creating success in both business and marriage, which he uses to help other men accomplish their goals and dreams. Aaron views relationships as the most valuable asset in pursuit of success and significance. Aaron shares about the importance of timing conversations wisely,… Read more »

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Better Relationship Podcast w/ Diane Gardner, Your Tax Coach

Communication Increases Success with Diane Gardner Diane Gardner, Your Tax Coach,  shares how forming good communication skills within your team, with clients and with your spouse paves the way to greater success. As a tax coach and tax accountant, Diane offers her clients  real-time strategies for effectively working with your team to improve your business… Read more »

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Monday Marriage Minute

Listening when you are frustrated with your spouse. Rather than debate what your spouse says, reflect back to them what you heard them say. This is the beginning of how to handle tough conversations.

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3 Days that Could Radically Change Your Relationship!

New Article on The Huffington Post/ Healthy Living. In the article, I discuss why Friday night through Sunday afternoon was routinely too short. What are your experiences with a weekend getaway vs a 3 + Day getaway with your spouse?    

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The Better Relationship Podcast w/ Tony & Alisa DiLorenzo

  ONE Extraordinary Marriage  w/ Tony and Alisa DiLorenzo Tony and Alisa DiLorenzo, of ONE Extraordinary Marriage, share candidly about how intentionally increasing their sexual intimacy led to a more fulfilling marriage, better communication and a thriving business! Investing time, energy and growth to create an extraordinary marriage can equip a couple to weather the… Read more »

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10 Ways to Begin a Tough Conversation, Effectively.

  Conversation openers set the stage and mood for what follows. Most of us dread hearing the four words: “We need to talk.” Within seconds our heart starts racing, mind scrambling to figure out what we have done wrong, and then our defense attorney steps up to the plate.  Before the conversation has begun we… Read more »

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