How many times have we heard the phrase, "marriage is hard work"?  Enough to believe it!  But instead of hard work, maybe what we need is smarter work. The bond between spouses is incredibly unique - a once in a lifetime relationship and the foundation for a thriving family. But that doesn't come without a little intention.  Here we learn from experts on building our best partnership and real-life examples of putting love into action.

Be Impeccable With Your Word
March 18, 2018
In my practice, I try to share simple, powerful ideas on how to improve communication skills so our relationships – both personal and professional – can thrive. In my last article, I talked about ... Continue Reading
Three Favorites From “The Mastery of Lo...
March 18, 2018
"The Mastery of Love" by Don Miguel Ruiz is a beautiful book that shares Toltec wisdom on the art of building relationships.  There are innumerable points to share, but three major "aha" moments for ... Continue Reading
Foundation of Communication
February 25, 2018
The single most effective thing we can do to improve communication across all important relationships in our life is this . . . listen. Simple. But not easy to do in practice. Human beings are notorio... Continue Reading
Love is an Action
February 04, 2018
“Let us not love in word or speech but in deed and truth” 1 John 3:18 It’s the timeless adage that actions speak louder than words. Certainly we want our words to reflect truth, but how we act... Continue Reading
Mastering Marriage Skills
December 07, 2017
It is well regarded that it takes about 10,000 hours of practice to “master” a desired skill. It is easy to see this play out on the sports field, learning a musical instrument, or in a profession... Continue Reading
Marriage Is a Team Sport: the 3-Legged Race
November 28, 2017
Do you remember the classic summer camp version of running a 3-legged race? Success in the race depended so heavily on who we were paired with – their height, athletic ability, and previous 3-legged... Continue Reading
Making Time for Us
By Jake
November 23, 2017
It is safe to say that most people count their family as the most important people in their lives. When anything is even slightly off with one of those relationships, life feels off balance. For insta... Continue Reading