“Apologizing is Weak” is a Crazy Notion

The belief that “apologizing is weak” is a crazy notion that is harming countless relationships. Having this belief sets a person up to defend, deflect or rationalize their behavior. In essence, s/he will do anything except apologize, dare to be accountable or be courageous enough to own her/his mistakes. The irony in this belief is […]

Your Actions Have Long-Lasting Impact–Be Mindful

Always Stay Humble and Kind ~Tim McGraw A client just sent me a video of a beautiful song by Tim McGraw that is a great reminder for all of us that true humanity is about being humble and kind. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awzNHuGqoMc&sns=em We can easily get caught up in our own views, in our sense of righteousness […]

Defensiveness: A Leading Relationship Killer

  Defensiveness is a true relationship wrecker—on the job, in the home and out in the world. It is one of those dysfunctional responses that can be extremely difficult to be around and can wreak havoc in a person’s life. So how do you know if you’re defensive? If you do any of the behaviors […]