Does marriage counseling work?

“A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.”  ― Dave Meurer When people ask if marriage counseling works, what they’re really asking is, can counseling save my marriage? Well, the answer is complicated, and dependent on a lot of factors. For one thing,Continue reading “Does marriage counseling work?”

3 Common Myths about Self-Care

Self-care is anything you do to replenish your physical, emotional and spiritual energy. Self-care can be resting, having fun, or doing something kind for yourself, depending on your needs at any given point in time. Because it’s a relatively new concept, self-care is widely misunderstood. Keep reading if you’re interested in learning the truth aboutContinue reading “3 Common Myths about Self-Care”

4 Surprising Signs of Stress

I have had bad neck and shoulder pain since my early 20’s. It wasn’t until a year or two ago that I put the pieces together; whenever my neck and shoulder pain got worse, it was because my stress levels were off the charts. When I started doing yoga, practicing mindfulness, and generally taking better careContinue reading “4 Surprising Signs of Stress”

Three Tips for Managing Envy

I knew I wanted to marry my husband after we had only been dating for a few months. So as friends and acquaintances began getting engaged, I felt happy for them, and at the same time, incredibly envious. I don’t feel proud of these feelings, but I’m sharing them on this blog to make theContinue reading “Three Tips for Managing Envy”