Note From a Recovering Control Freak

Note From a Recovering Control Freak

When you’re a control freak, you send a clear message to the people in your life.  I don’t trust you. That’s not great for relationships. I grew up in a small house with a lot of people. If we forgot to grab the milk or miscounted the forks at dinner, it was never a...

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Truth Changes

Truth Changes

I don’t love you anymore. Ever hear that one before? It sucks, but at least it’s honest. It’s better than wasting a whole bunch of time piecing it together because the other person never has the balls to say it. How about this one: I think I’m falling in love with...

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Betrayal and the Reality of Recovery

Betrayal and the Reality of Recovery

Recovering from betrayal in your relationship is a lot like recovering from a physical trauma. It’s shocking at first. It’s painful. It’s sloooooowww, and you’ll never be quite the same. As a relationship coach, I’ve heard different versions of the story but events...

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Seven Personal Development Books that Blew my Mind and Why

Seven Personal Development Books that Blew my Mind and Why

Even though I read and listen to dozens of books a year, some stand out as the ones that really defined moments of growth in my life. The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz This was my first self-help book, or at least the first one that had an impact on me. Up until...

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Run, Stacy, Run

Run, Stacy, Run

I want to outrun failure. I can see it chasing me and I want to beat it to the finish line. Without diving too deep into the mental mess of where that came from and what it means (we’d be here for days), let’s just say I wrestle with a deep belief that my achievements...

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