When coaching with couples (especially those with young children), we often hear concerns about household tasks that don’t get done, or resentment about which person needs to do them. The resentments are often due to unmet and uncommunicated expectations about “the way it should be.” Yet, at the core, these parents usually share a common… Read more »
Tag: use of time
When Life Sucks …??
Ever felt stuck in your life, not sure what to do or where to go? Maybe even now? I don’t mean that you don’t have things to do. Most people I know share with me that they are incredibly busy. What I mean is that what you’re doing just doesn’t feel meaningful, purposeful and contributing in… Read more »
Justin Trudeau On Working Together
With my good friend, Jeff Senger, and a few other co-op representatives, I had an amazing opportunity to attend a meeting in Edmonton with about 30 members of the Federal Liberal Caucus. They wanted to know what’s shakin’ in the co-op sector in Alberta. And they wanted to know about our concerns regarding the regulatory… Read more »
Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late: The Priceless Time With Parents
Charles F. Kettering said, “We should all be concerned about the future because we will have to spend the rest of our lives there.” I don’t know about you, but I don’t agree with that statement. Yes we can be concerned about the future, but it is far more important to really live this one… Read more »
What Does Happiness Mean? And Are You?
My dog, Jack, bounds onto the step, tail wagging wildly as I step outside. “Want to come along for a ski?” His legs become springs and he explodes straight up in the air – he can look me in the eye. Then he tears off down the trail scooping snow in his mouth. I… Read more »
What’s On Your Incomplete List?
Movers and shakers usually have a lot on the go. Are you one of them? It can be easy to take on more tasks, yet sometimes there are past tasks that just haven’t been completed yet. These incompletions can be an anchor that hold you back. They drag and suck your energy, enthusiasm, and energy…. Read more »
What do you do together – the two of you? If you don’t create shared, or common experiences, what is it doing to the quality of your relationship? So, the question again, what common experiences are you going to create TODAY? And what do you suggest/recommend other couples do to bring their relationship closer together?
How to slow down in life
Do You Ever Backpaddle in Your Relationship? Life can seem really hectic at times – rushing here, rushing there, plowing through the day. Ever experience that? It’s worth the effort to backpaddle, slow down and enjoy the ride. Check out this metaphor. When are you going to do it? Do you have strategies for slowing… Read more »
Unload Stress – Do A Brain-Dump
Sometimes life can seem so hectic. Do you ever feel overwhelmed? Studies indicate that a persistent feeling of “overwhelmedness” leads to all kinds of physical, mental, and social disorders – dis-ease. I don’t want any of that, do you? Here’s how to unload stress by getting all of that stuff off your heart and mind…. Read more »
Christmas & Stress
Does it do it to you? Christmas schedules can be hectic – parties, concerts, get-togethers, and…! It can be a heck of a lot of fun. But, it can also lead to stress when you and your life-partner have not done a good job of aligning and discussing your schedules. Why not do something now… Read more »