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Dialogue Skills: Part 1

Dialogue Skills: Part 1

In my last blog, I introduced two concepts that make for successful conversations when the stakes are high, emotions are strong, and opinions differ. Check it out here! The concepts of avoiding the fool’s choice and adding to the pool of meaning were introduced...
Difficult Conversations

Difficult Conversations

We avoid the most important conversations in our lives for fear we’ll make distressing situations worse, yet our silence causes chronic stress from sustained, unresolved conflict. Several years ago I read a business book called Crucial Conversations, which I continue...
Creating Space in Your Mind

Creating Space in Your Mind

Do you feel fatigued from a mind constantly on the go? A challenging dynamic of anxiety and depression is the space internal dialogue takes up in a person’s mind. I talk to clients whose mind is constantly on the go, with swirling thoughts and internal chatter....
Infertility

Infertility

I believe that many of our assumptions in life actually play out as we expect, but we rarely talk about those because they go unnoticed. The assumptions that fail are the ones that capture our attention. As a little girl, I can remember imagining myself as a mother...