Peace Partnership
1 June

How Hardship Can Help You

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  What do you do when you feel like your world is collapsing? What do you do when the rug is yanked out from under you? How do you deal with the giant issues of life that take you by surprise? You know the ones: “Dad/Mom, I’m pregnant.” “I’m sorry to have to tell you […]

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3 Oct

5 Tips For A Marriage Makeover

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  Resolving conflict in a relationship doesn’t have to require a PhD in neuroscience. Here are five steps that help ensure a successful outcome during conflict resolution. Best of all, most of us already have these five skills, we just get out of the habit of using them. 1. Soften your startup. Bringing up issues […]

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1 June

The Oppression of Should & The Wisdom of Why

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Many people seek counseling for ways of thinking and behaviors they feel like they should or should not be doing. These exaggerated expectations are commonly referred to as baggage. But there are healthy standards we need to hold ourselves to, so how do we find the line between maintaining healthy beliefs and taking on unhealthy and destructive beliefs? There […]

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3 Feb

Love, Acceptance & Approval

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Acceptance and approval are often mistaken as the same thing, but they are two very different concepts. The English word, “acceptance” means recognizing the reality of a situation or condition and is derived from a Latin word meaning, “to find rest in.” When we accept someone, we acknowledge the good and bad realities of who […]

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2 Dec

Brilliant Advice No One Shared With Me

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1. Your Marriage Responsibility In marriage, your spouse may know more about you than you do! The trick to real growth is to do your part in creating an environment where your spouse feels safe and secure enough to share these invaluable secrets with you. This can result in better teamwork when each of you […]

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