“Thank you.” Two simple words that feel SO good to hear. So, why do so many couples use them so infrequently? William James, the great American psychologist, said, “The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.” Appreciation is a gift we give others that costs us nothing! And giving just a […]
Do you feel as though your strengths are what people remember? That the way you would like others to describe you is, in fact, happening most of the time? Because I’m a coach, cocktail party conversation often turns into a coaching conversation and this year’s theme has been about how to best present the “me” I […]
Love that lasts is the result of partners embedding themselves in each other’s brains in a positive way. Memory circuits and pleasure get all wound up together so that the other person becomes integral to the very structure of your brain, and you become part of the structure of his. Here are the twelve steps […]
In her latest entry, Success Couple blogger Jackie Filley talks about summertime, cheesesteaks and her growing teens!6/11/10 Another school year has come and gone for the boys and I really do not know where it went. Of course, I say that every year but this year I FEEL it. I look at our boys and I think, “Where has the time gone? When did they grow so tall? When did their voices change? When did they start worrying about smelling good?” This past school year our boys have grown not just physically but emotionally.