Yearly Archives: 2010

Consciously Being Non-Authentic

 Who can you be totally authentic with all of the time? The answer is no one. It’s impossible to be authentic ALL of the time. We’re human beings who make a ton of mistakes! We trip and fall down and … Continue reading

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Designing Your Alliance For the Holidays!

Design a Partnership Alliance – DPA Necessary tool for enjoying family and valuing differences during the holidays! Before visiting any extended family, parents/all caretakers and children of the house need to ask each other…“Who and How do we want to … Continue reading

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Testimonial for Desgining Alliance…

  “Even at a young age (children 4 and 5), my kids are open and happy to use this tool. They feel involved and happy to be a part of our family’s goals for the day. As parents we feel … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Christmas (according to Catholics) So what does it mean for YOU?

” Dear God, two thousand years ago, you brought your son, Jesus into this world to teach us the power of love and sacrifice. As we raise this tree, we remember his birth and the meaning of his life for us. … Continue reading

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The Beliefs and Wisdom of a 7th Grader

  I believe… there are no bad people in the world. I think they are just good people behaving badly. A kid that is mean to you on the playground doesn’t mean he’s mean at heart. He could just be … Continue reading

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What’s Your Perspective?

  “Demanding that you be approved by all those whose approval you would like to have, sets a perfectionistic, unattainable goal… because even if 99 people accept or love you, there will always be the hundredth, the hundred-and-first, and so … Continue reading

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Mad Libs for “The Consequences of Being Aware”

  Here’s an idea to create some dialog between US.  Fill in the Mad Libs and send it to someone who you would like to exchange your thoughts with.  The goal is to keep it positive.  Help each other with … Continue reading

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Values Inquiry….What’s Really Important?

   Take an Inventory of your life….. It will create a path for the potholes of avoidance!   What do you want as an individual/system? (What is the vision of your relationship?)   What*Meta Skill (attitude or stance)do you do … Continue reading

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HIJACKED by Your EMOTIONS? WHO’S in CONTROL?…YOU OR THEM!

  As Seen in the Natural Nutmeg December 2008   Have you gotten to the point where you recognize certain emotions are running your life, but you don’t know how to manage them? The fact is that everyone experiences this. … Continue reading

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…A Description of How We All Behave When We Hit Conflict in Our Relationships!

 Are you ready to learn how to CONSCIOUSLY recognize these behaviors when they show up in your relationships?  Sure, sure….you can read this and have a knowing chuckle, …but R U READY to get aware of your emotions that are causing these non-useful behaviors and wreaking havoc … Continue reading

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