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Do you expect good things to happen in your life? What about in your relationships? Expectations make a difference? When they are positive, it helps a relationship grow. When you don’t know what the expectations are, it causes problems. And […]

Jack and Jill are fighting again. Does this mean their relationship is going downhill? Not if you know that this is a common couple problem and that this issue has solutions. Intimate relationships can cause stress to the point of […]

This past week, the Carolinas were being slammed by the impact of hurricane Florence. As someone who lived on tidal water and knows the fright of these storms, especially  during high tide, I continue to pray for all who are impacted. During […]

I had a boss who would overthink every decision. Our office moved at the speed of molasses because of this. He had to look at every possible angle of every decision that was made. It drove us all crazy. He […]

Students  are graduating from college and need a job. They have completed their education and have most likely accumulated debt. Now, it’s time to pay off those loans and enter the world of work.  So getting a good job is high on the graduate’s list. […]

I watched the Duke-North Carolina basketball game last night. Full disclosure, I am an avid Duke fan and have followed Duke basketball for years. But last night, when a Flagrant 1 foul was called on Grayson Allen, it left me […]

Heather doesn’t want to be constantly thinking about a relationship break-up she had, but she can’t seem to get those unwanted thoughts out of her head. She finds herself ruminating….”I should have done this, why did he do that, how […]

Whitney decided to meet with a life coach to help her assess the way she handles stress. Her life is busy and full of constant change. Change is stressful, even when it is positive. Whitney knows that stress can wreak havoc on a person’s […]

For years, I taught a parenting course called, Dynamic Parenting ©. The course was designed to improve the behavior of children. One of the skills taught was how to praise a child. Praise was broken down into teachable parts. Look […]