IS SOBRIETY ENOUGH? Three recovery challenges – and how you can survive them all…

  Sometimes the advice those in recovery think they hear is what not to do! All those don’ts: Don’t hang out with the same old crowd. Don’t go to the same old places. Don’t let your family talk you back … Keep reading…..

LOST YOUR STOP SIGN? Braking that impulse in three steps!

Learn how to get in front of those impulses that cause conflict and stress! Oops! It happened again. David meant to express empathy and concern to his father, who was upset about a business problem. Instead, he blurted out, “Well, … Keep reading…..

HOW LONG IS ENOUGH? 10 warning signs to help you decide if it’s time to move on.

Commitment: “A promise to do or give something; a promise to be loyal to someone or something; the attitude of someone who works very hard to do or support something.” (Merriam-Webster Dictionary)  And most, if not all, commitments involve some … Keep reading…..

BODY LANGUAGE: MORE POWERFUL THAN SOME WORDS! It’s often what you do, the gestures you use, that can make all the difference!

“Jeff” stormed into my office, clearly infuriated with one of his college professors. And it was equally clear that he wanted me to tell him he was right! To tell him that he had good reason for telling that professor … Keep reading…..

DO YOU REALLY DISAGREE? Family history, life experiences, & mood can influence how we understand and react to what we hear.

“Interesting. I’ll really need to think about that a little more.”  You’ve made a suggestion to your boss, and this was her response. So what do you think? Does she really find your idea interesting? Is this a polite way of letting … Keep reading…..