How to Have More Love and Less Conflict in Relationships

less conflict

Want more love and less conflict in your relationships? Learn how to communicate effectively with my guest, Jonathan Robinson.

My podcast guest, Jonathan Robinson, is a psychotherapist, a bestselling author of 12 books, and he has been a frequent guest on Oprah and CNN. In addition, his work has been featured in USA Today and Newsweek. He recently wrote a book called “More Love, Less Conflict”, and he was on my show to talk about all things related to relationships, communication, and how to create more love and less conflict in your life.

Check out the show notes below for episode #312: More Love, Less Conflict Using Effective Communication Tools.

Read More

Are You Cleansing Or Clogging Your Relationships?

Clogging Your Relationships

Mary Shores, author of Conscious Communications, discusses what it means to be cleansing or clogging your relationships. Check it out!

My radio guest, Mary Shores is an author, speaker, and entrepreneur, generating positive and pragmatic solutions for people who are freaking out. Mary blends personal experience with her extensive knowledge of neuroscience and human behavior to guide businesses and individuals to defeat the freak out and create their ideal life.

Mary joined me to discuss her new book, Conscious Communications: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Harnessing the Power of Your Words to Change Your Mind, Your Choices, and Your Life. We dove into so many juicy topics; changing neural pathways in your brain, the importance of linking past trauma to your relationships today, and how to know if you’re cleansing or clogging your relationships and your life.

Highlights below for episode #304: Are you cleansing or clogging your relationships?

Read More

What the Heck is Masculine and Feminine Energy?

feminine energy

Are you unknowingly turning off the men you like by leading with masculine energy? Here’s how to lead with your feminine energy—without dumbing yourself down.

What is feminine and masculine energy? And why do we need to know about this when we’re dating…especially after 40? We all have both feminine and masculine energy. It’s about what we lead with in dating that makes the difference in how we form attraction. Feminine energy helps us know whether a man is going to be interested in us as a woman with a capital W or as a colleague or friend. If you want to get out of the ‘friend zone’, then you’re going to want to lead with your feminine energy (unless you want a man who leads with his feminine energy. Most women do not.)

Read More

Dating After 40: Is Telling the Truth Always a Good Idea?

Check out episode #302: The Power of Telling the Truth on Your Dating Journey. Robert Kandell shares his thoughts on honesty, male/female dynamics, consent, and more.

My radio guest, Robert Kandell, joined me to discuss whether telling the truth about yourself in dating and relationships is always a good idea. We talked about the feminine/masculine dynamic in today’s confusing world of relationships…and so much more.

Robert has been hailed as “part football coach, part loving dad, and part slightly crazed drill sergeant”. He has spent the last sixteen years helping people build better relationships through more honest and authentic connection. Robert is an accomplished teacher, coach, and lecturer. He brings his enthusiasm and acumen to his weekly podcast, Tuff Love, on subjects around relationships, intimacy, communication and gender dynamics.

Check out highlights below for episode #302: The Power of Telling the Truth on Your Dating Journey.

Read More

How to Find Your Voice and Speak Up

My radio guest, Tammy Lee Schumacher’s marriage fell apart, because she didn’t know how to take care of her needs and speak up. In this episode, learn how to find your voice and save your relationships.

My radio guest, Tammy Lee Schumacher, was a teenage mother and bride. She had five children and 11 grandchildren, and her life looked rosy from the outside. But no one could guess that her 37-year marriage was on the verge of destruction. She triumphed over countless challenges from depression to lack of self-esteem, and pulled herself out of a gray cloud –physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually to become who she is today. She separated and reconnected with her husband since 2014. Schumacher is an optimist, author, healer, speaker, mentor, teacher and workshop facilitator inspiring and empowering women.

Show notes below for episode #299: How to Find Your Voice and Speak Up to Save Your Relationships.

Read More

The Importance of Speaking Up

 Are you at a loss for words when it comes to expressing yourself—especially when it feels vulnerable or scary? In this video, I share an example of the power of speaking up with a story from my past.

What conversation are you avoiding? Maybe you’re afraid of speaking up to ask your boyfriend if he’s shut down his online profile (because you’re already sleeping together). Or you KNOW you deserve a raise, but your boss hasn’t given you a promotion in over a year. It’s scary to ask for what you want, to speak up and stand up for something that’s important to you. In this video, I speak about the importance of having your voice heard. And I share a vulnerable story about how I finally learned to SPEAK UP to someone from my past and get the closure I needed. 

Read More