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Marriage

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 »

Marriage

How Self Care Can Improve Your Relationships!

Self care and I haven’t always been friends.  Often I choose pushing myself to keep going and doing, when the wiser choice is to stop and take care of myself.  Stopping, resting, and practicing self-care were rarely used concepts my mindset and behavior.  Foolishly, I wore my exhaustion as a badge of honor  and the energizer... Read more »

Marriage

50 Simple, Fun, NON-Sexual Ways to Increase Intimacy!

50 Simple, Fun, NON-Sexual Ways to Increase Intimacy! Intimacy is loads more than sex. You can increase your intimacy with your clothes on and doing so will make sex even better!

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Let’s Talk: 3 Tips to Save Valentines Day!

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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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Relationship

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 »

Relationship

How Self Care Can Improve Your Relationships!

Self care and I haven’t always been friends.  Often I choose pushing myself to keep going and doing, when the wiser choice is to stop and take care of myself.  Stopping, resting, and practicing self-care were rarely used concepts my mindset and behavior.  Foolishly, I wore my exhaustion as a badge of honor  and the energizer... Read more »

Relationship

People Skills: Timing a Conversation for Better Communication

The timing of a conversation can be almost as important as the content of the conversation.

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Better Relationship tv # 046

Do you avoid having difficult conversations at work, home, with your teams?  This can create chaos, negatively impact productivity and creativity.  Avoidance is understandable. We hope the issues will go away and the tough conversation won’t be needed.  However, this rarely happens.  Here is a tip to help you move past fear and avoidance and to prepare you for... 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.