You love your adult children and want to have a close relationship with them. However, things sometimes turn out differently than you planned. Family communications can be tricky. It’s easy to fall into old patterns that become reinforced over many years. It’s difficult to remember that the baby you raised now has a career and children of their own. Transforming the way … [Read more...] about The Secret to Communicating with Your Adult Children
Have you ever felt angry or hurt because of something your partner said or did? Setting healthy boundaries can help you protect your emotional energy and deepen the connection within your relationship. Boundaries are the guidelines we set about our expectations, availability, and energy. Because boundaries communicate how we feel, they prevent us from overcommitting or … [Read more...] about Setting Healthy Boundaries for Lasting Love
With smartphones at our fingertips, boundaries around business are more blurred than ever. Applications like Slack and Gmail make us radically accessible, conference calls can happen at any time of the day, and laptops make it easier than ever to work on the weekends. It’s no surprise, then, how stress begins piling up. Things happen at work that leave us feeling frustrated … [Read more...] about Setting Healthy Boundaries in Business
Many friendships are a bit lopsided sometimes. However, if things remain out of balance for too long, you may want to fix the situation or go your separate ways. One-sided friendships come in many varieties, but they have one thing in common. You supply most of the effort, while your friend is distant or does things that actually hurt you. In the end, you wind up lacking the … [Read more...] about What Will You Do When a Friendship Feels One-Sided?
Does your house seem smaller since the pandemic started? Many families feel more cramped with 2 adults working at home, especially if you need to share your workspace with your partner. This may be the first time you’ve seen their work habits up close or counted how many dirty coffee cups they leave behind in their wake. Even if you’re used to having an office mate, it’s a … [Read more...] about A Useful Guide for Sharing a Home Office with Your Partner