Y is for Yes: Three Scary Ways Your People Pleasing Sabotages Intimacy

Y is for Yes: Three Scary Ways Your People Pleasing Sabotages Intimacy

I was out for a run the other day along a path I normally take where I curve around the field of a school. Usually, when I’m out running there are kids practicing lacrosse or football or some other sport. On this run it was baseball. As I ran by, a ball went over the fence. I had options. I could have kept on running because, well, it was their ball and those kids are agile enough to hop over the small fence. It wasn’t my job to help them out nor did I particularly need to. Or I could instead go out of my way and run off my path, grab the ball and throw it over the fence so they didn’t have to go out of their way. I chose this time to…

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V is for Vulnerability: The Glue of Your Relationship

V is for Vulnerability: The Glue of Your Relationship

Vulnerability is the glue in life and relationships. Without it you would not be able to connect with those around you. Well you could but only on a surface-to-surface level. Vulnerability allows you to connect deeply from heart to heart. But as important and valuable as it is, vulnerability for many of you may be hard and scary. Actually I might even go as far as to say for most of you. Like words might not seem to explain hard and scary it is to express your desires, and needs. Sure maybe you can share…

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G is for Groundedness: Using Intentional Breathing and Focus for Relationship Happiness

G is for Groundedness: Using Intentional Breathing and Focus for Relationship Happiness

Two key components for growing and sustaining a happy long-term relationship involves intentionality about being grounded within as well as focusing on the good of the relationship.

Step One: Focus on Being Grounded Within

When sustaining long-term relationships you have to take ownership around managing your own emotions and stress. Coming from a grounded place within yourself is key to…

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