More Beautiful for Being Broken

A Japanese art form, known as Kintgsukuroi, or kintsugi,  repairs cracked or broken pottery with gold or silver lacquer. The flaw is seen as a unique piece of the object’s history, which adds to its beauty. In a way, we are all kintsugi. The Art of Scars  Just being alive guarantees we have at least one scar from … Continue reading More Beautiful for Being Broken

Am I Good Enough? Dismantling the Lie of Comparison

Our gender, age, culture, nor economic status can prevent us from falling for the same lie– I am not good enough. Comparison is a thief that tries to rob all of us. Given my age and level of experience, when I share how I struggle with not feeling good enough with others, it becomes clear … Continue reading Am I Good Enough? Dismantling the Lie of Comparison

Tis the Season to Spice it Up

Want to find out what most turns your man on? Studies are revealing men are most aroused by a certain smell familiar this time of year. Add that to playing dress-up in the bedroom, and you’ve got a recipe that will spice up any marriage bed. Most of us have our  favorite perfume or fragrance  … Continue reading Tis the Season to Spice it Up

Rid Your Marriage of the Poison of Resentment

Guest blogger, Phillip Kiehl, LMFT shares with us an excerpt from his book, Creating the Healthy Marriage You Want.   See below how you may be entered into a drawing to receive a free copy! When  spouses hold onto grudges, hurt  turns into anger. Unless this hurt and anger gets resolved, the poison of resentment can endanger your marriage. … Continue reading Rid Your Marriage of the Poison of Resentment

Marriage is Not a License to Auto-Correct Your Spouse

Guest blogger, Phillip Kiehl, LMFT shares with us an excerpt from his book, Creating the Healthy Marriage You Want.   See below how you may be entered into a drawing to receive a free copy! Auto-correct is annoying enough on our smartphones. But when spouses take on that role in marriage, the one being corrected doesn’t feel too accepted. … Continue reading Marriage is Not a License to Auto-Correct Your Spouse

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