new year goals

Steps for Business Owners to Evaluate Progress and Set Strong New Year Goals

It’s time to set new year goals! December is a time to evaluate our progress and make plans for the new year. If you’re a business owner or entrepreneur, follow my steps for success as you set new goals for your business:   1.     Celebrate your progress before you outline new year goals We are […]

about setting boundaries

How Strong Boundaries in Relationships Build Trust

Why is it important to set boundaries in relationships? “Boundaries” often carry a negative connotation, so I shared my personal definition in a recent blog. Boundaries are about setting expectations for ourselves and others. We need to communicate our needs and expectations to our friends, family, and romantic partners. It’s important to have conversations about […]

conflicting values

Conflicting Values in a Romantic Relationship: How to Resolve Tension

What should you do when you and your partner have conflicting values? Our values give us purpose and direction. Honoring our core values is key to making better choices and pursuing our life goals. When there is a misalignment between our actions and our values, we often experience conflict. In the same way, we’ll experience […]

When Beliefs Are A Barrier To Communication

We communicate with others in a variety of ways.  We text, IM, email, Zoom, speak on the phone, use Facetime, and when we are social distancing or not, we communicate in person.  We communicate by body language, tone, voice, eye contact, inflection, essentially many ways.  Maya Angelou once said, “I’ve learned that people will forget […]