Self-Confidence in Relationships: Are Your Throwing Yourself Under the Bus to Help Other Feel Better?

Your playing small does not serve the world.  There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. Mariann Williamson Time and time again I hear people minimizing their accomplishments, down playing their successes or magnifying their faults in an effort to avoid the possibility that those around them will […]

ARGUING THE FACTS CAN BE HARMFUL TO YOUR RELATIONSHIP

Have you ever been in a conversation with someone who constantly corrects you or argues their case?  For example, you're talking to your partner about how hurt you were when he called you "needy" and he says, "I didn't call you needy, I said you can be needy sometimes."  When you try to move past […]

Is our Anger Getting Out of Control or is it an Acceptable Response to Unacceptable Behavior? What the actions of Serena Williams, Kanye West, Congressman Wilson and even President Obama say about our culture.

Serena Williams berates a line judge for a bad call, saying, “I’m going to shove this ball down your f—— throat” (among other things).  Kanye West jumps on stage and grabs the microphone out of Taylor Swift’s hands, claiming the award should’ve gone to Beyonce.  Congressman Joe Wilson breaches congressional protocol by shouting, “You lie,” […]