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Feb 28, 2018

A belief window is like a window pane that's in front of you at all times.  Imagine it hanging from a pole connected to your head so that wherever you go and whichever way you turn you're still peering through that one window.

Your belief window really messes with your perspective.  What you're experiencing in terms of...


Feb 26, 2018

It's easy to point the finger at your partner, but here is something to look for in your own behavior that is probably seriously impacting your relationship.

It's a mindset that happens a lot as a relationship matures.  It's a thinking error.  It happens when we believe we're right in the relationship and the other...


Feb 23, 2018

Lots of stuff in life causes us stress.  This episode reveals two methods to deal with stress today.

To deal with stress, the brain goes into a mode of disconnect and alarm.  You need to reconnect with the here and now.

The first technique is the Five Senses Technique.  This helps re- establish the senses.  Use your...


Feb 21, 2018

Power struggles can take a lot of forms, but they often occur in an argument.  It's not necessarily one person trying to have power over the other, it's usually just trying to be heard and understood.  It turns into a tug of war.

In these situations you end up telling your partner they're stupid, or dumb, or crazy. ...


Feb 19, 2018

There's been another mass shooting at a school.  As a parent you may wonder how to help your children process these events.  

Beyond what you find in studies and books, Fred Riley has some information gleaned from his real world work.  He worked for years in the emergency room and was exposed to a lot people in crisis...