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  • 15 Seconds A Day Can Change Your Marriage!

    "Really? 15 seconds can change my marriage?" Yes, it sure can! One of the techniques I guide many of my clients through is the 15 second expression of admiration and appreciation. Sounds simple? Guess what, it is! Expressing appreciation for something recent and specific is like gold in a relationship. I mean, who doesn't like hearing words of appreciation? Dr. Gottman refers often to the 4 horsmen, one of which is Contempt. Contempt is the number 1 marriage killer. The antidote to contem…

  • 3 Pillars of Secure Functioning

    Okay, let's break down that title first: 3 Pillars: well, what I think of when I hear the word pillars is one of those old mansions or buildings I see in those small hidden-away towns. Often times they use to be a hospital or clinic or some rich builders' home. In the front there are huge pillars that looks like they are keeping the roof from collapsing. The size and strength of them is recognizable right from the curb. Secure Functioning: secure = safe, predictable, reliable. Functionin…