Finding a Healthy Relationship

Louis Vuitton? Gucci? Dolce and Gabbana? We all have baggage that we bring into a relationship…the only difference is that some people have designer bags! While we are joking about that last part (sort of) we do have a tendency to engage in unhealthy relationships, even when we want to … Read More

Monday Give Away #2

And the Monday give away is…. Why we love this book: Do you ever find yourself wanting to talk more than listen? Or wanting to pay attention but making list of items you need at the grocery store? Or what about those times that we start a conversation with someone … Read More

Is he interested?

Working primarily with females, I often have single females ask the million dollar question, “How do I know if he is into me?”  To this, I offer several quick “rules of thumb” in efforts to help best answer this question. First rule of thumb: A guy will rarely go out … Read More

Monday Give Away….

We are starting a new series here on the GROW blog called “Monday Give Away!” We are excited about giving away some of our favorite things to you our blog readers!! Get ready people. This week, the winner will receive… Why we love this book: Scott was at an event … Read More


Whether it is your friend, family member or you, we all know someone who has entered into a new relationship only days or weeks after a long term, intense relationship. While having someone new might be exciting and cause the sadness of the past break up to feel like it … Read More


“I feel like I have a sign that says GO AWAY on my forehead” says a friend of mine who couldn’t figure out why guys were not coming up to her at a bar over the weekend.  While she didn’t have a sign, she might be communicating some things to … Read More

Boundaries in Dating

Have you ever been in a dating relationship where you looked back and wondered where you went?  Sometimes we get into relationships where we loose ourselves and don’t realize how much we have lost our voice, individualism, or perspective until we get out of the relationship.  Others can tell us … Read More

Stressed Out: the Busyness Phenomenon

Larry Dossey, a physician coined the term “time sickness” in 1982 to describe the belief that time is getting away, we don’t have enough of it, and that we must push harder and harder to keep up. By this definition, most of us are “sick” all the time. But this … Read More

Do You Need Anger Counseling?

Is It Good to ‘Let It All Hang Out’? Psychologists now say that this is a dangerous myth. Some people use this theory as a license to hurt others. Research has found that ‘letting it rip’ with anger actually escalates anger and aggression and does nothing to help you (or … Read More

What is Love?

Before I attempt to answer this age old question, I’ll start by first telling you what love is not: love is not the butterflies in our stomachs, the goosebumps when skin touches skin, the long day dreams and feelings of “walking on air.” It is not the racing heart, the … Read More