The Glue to Intimacy

Have you ever heard that emotion is the glue to intimacy? When someone knows how we feel, we are connected.

Galentine’s Day, Every Day

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Did you celebrate Galentine’s Day? Same-sex friendships can be some of the most valuable and foundational relationships in our lives.

Trust, Part 3: Safe People

Safe people connect with us in a way that is authentic and present, giving us the abilty to establish trust in the relationship and person.

The Importance of Connection

If you have a regular connection with family, friends, and your community, you’re more likely to be physically healthy, emotionally healthy, and live longer.

Healthy Relationships with Dating Apps

Healthy Relationships with Dating Apps

Can true love be found through online dating?  Yes No Maybe  All of the above—This is the answer   For some, online dating and dating apps will be a part of your love story (it’s part of mine). For others, this dating world may be full of cringe-worthy stories (I have … Read More

Ease the Back to School Butterflies

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As summer comes to an end, you may notice your kids asking more questions about going back to school. The start of a new school year may also bring on a case of butterflies about all the upcoming changes. Kids may feel worried about having a new teacher, finding friends … Read More

Gratitude is Good for Your Health

Each year before Thanksgiving dinner, my family has a tradition of going around the table and sharing one thing we’ve been grateful for in the past year. What strikes me every year is that the things that are shared, year after year, have to do with support, love, connection, faith,  … Read More

No Ordinary Connection

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I can still remember my mother saying the words, “Think of a way to stand out,” while I was writing my college essays. Most of us think that we need to stand out to be recognized. Academics, coaches, music teachers, etc… all teach us the art of perfection. I recently … Read More

The Best School Year Ever: Saying No

With the new school year about to begin, you are going to be faced with a lot of new opportunities. There will be new sports to join, new hobbies to try out, and new volunteer opportunities. It is so tempting to jump into everything and take on every possible fun … Read More