Category Archives: Acceptance

Finding Love: 15 Thoughts and Behaviors to Help Guide You There- eHarmony

I wrote this article as an assessment tool for you to use to check in with yourself about your actions, thoughts and feelings around love, intimacy and dating. The article states 15 signs you are ready for love and discusses … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Dating as an Introvert- eHarmony

For increased dating success, it is important to own who you are and understand what works best for your personality.  In fact, different dating strategies work best for different personality types because introverts and extroverts (and everyone in between) may … Continue reading

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Dating Someone with Depression

As a psychotherapist and relationship coach, I am passionate about spreading mental health awareness and promoting positive and healthy relationships.  When I was asked to write an article about dating or being in a relationship with someone experiencing depression, I was … Continue reading

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4 Strategies to Connect with your Desire for Love- eHarmony

Can you imagine yourself in a healthy and happy relationship or do you find yourself avoiding the answer? If you are looking for a loving relationship, but find it easier to picture your future without one, this article is for … Continue reading

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5 Signs You Are Trying to Change Your Partner- eHarmony Guest Blog

Flawed thinking and the desire for perfection may leave you feeling unsatisfied with yourself and with your partners. On the other hand, self-acceptance is the means to achieving a happy life just as acceptance of your partner is the path … Continue reading

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5 Signs You’re An Unavailable Dater (Part 1)

If you are not open to love, it can’t exist in your life.  All too often my single clients buy into cognitive distortions and engage in behaviors that they believe bring them closer to love or protect them from getting … Continue reading

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6 Causes of Relationship Anxiety & How to Handle it (Part 2)

My last article discussed 6 common causes of relationship anxiety.  In case you missed it, you can read it here. While relationship anxiety can be a natural part of relationships, it can be overwhelming, confusing and difficult to decipher.  Part 2 … Continue reading

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12 Ways to Improve Your Marriage in 2015 and Beyond

Happy Friday! I am very excited and grateful to be featured on Corey Allen’s Simple Marriage website and to share ideas on improving the quality of our loving relationships. I am a huge advocate for using a proactive and empowered approach to better … Continue reading

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Silencing Your Inner Bully

Do you have a harsh inner critic? Do you speak negatively to yourself? Do you constantly put yourself down? If any of these questions resonate with you, I hope you will check out my interview in Mind + Body Magazine on … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Lessen that Relationship Baggage (and Improve Self-Esteem)- eHarmony Guest Blog

Happy Friday! I hope you will click here to read my latest article featured on eHarmony. It focuses on how our relationships serve as mirrors, how to avoid letting the past (and old childhood and relationship wounds) dictate the present and … Continue reading

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Single and Frustrated: Five Things to Consider- eHarmony Guest Blog

Many of my single coaching and psychotherapy clients report feeling frustrated, among other emotions, about being single, especially when they feel as though they are putting great effort into finding a partner with little success. My clients have inspired me to … Continue reading

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Friendships and Dating: Five Tips to Manage Your Relationships

It is an honor to contribute to Power Up Living, a website designed to support you in gaining more freedom, flexibility and fun in life and business. My article offers advice on managing the important relationships in your life and … Continue reading

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Five Reasons to ‘Date’ Yourself- eHarmony Guest Blog

I so love the idea of treating yourself with love, compassion, nurturance and kindness, as well as not waiting for anyone (especially a partner) to do this for you.  This brings me to the idea of ‘dating’ yourself, which is … Continue reading

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Five Myths About Relationships, Dating and Love That Might Be Sabotaging Your Love Life

The world is full of distorted and false messages about love, relationships, dating and romance and it is easy to believe these ideas when they are reinforced in the media, movies, television, etc.  However, for a healthy love life, it … Continue reading

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How to Create Happiness Regardless of Your Relationship Status- eHarmony Guest Blog

I am incredibly passionate about helping others achieve happiness- the type of happiness that is available in the present moment, accessible at all times, cultivated within and radiated outward.  It is easy to get caught up in a pattern of … Continue reading

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How to Take Control of Negative Thinking- eHarmony Guest Blog

Negative thinking patterns make life less satisfying as they keep you stuck in what’s wrong versus what’s right. Negative thinking commonly gets in the way of what you really want. It leaves you feeling empty, dissatisfied and unsettled. When your glass is … Continue reading

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