Predicting Divorce
Gottman's four horsemen of the apocalypse

Many times couples that come for therapy are confused. They often don’t know how they got where they are. So much has happened that they can’t sort it out. And they can’t see how to change. John Gottman can predict whether a couple will divorce with 90% accuracy just by [...]read more

Being Found Out
Fear of being found out.

Many of us share this fear: I’m not really the person that people think that I am. And if people see the real me they will reject me. I have this fear. Most of you have this fear as well. It’s rooted in this one common idea: if people see [...]read more

Parenting: Connection

The longer I am a parent the more I realize what a huge responsibility and gift it is to help another person grow and develop. I don’t know a single parent that doesn’t want to raise great kids. Although, I’ve seen plenty that struggle in it. I’ve certainly struggled along [...]read more

The Power of a Great Question
The Power of Questions

When my oldest son was preschool aged he asked more questions than anyone I’ve ever met. He was curious about EVERYTHING. In fact, all of my kids have been question askers. My youngest son, Seth, is still curious about all kinds of things from Thomas Jefferson to obscure insects. Thank [...]read more

Our Under The Hood Habits

When Steve Jobs was approaching 30 he was asked a question by an interviewer for Playboy magazine: “Do you know what you want to do with the rest of your life?” Jobs answered: There’s an old Hindu saying that comes into my mind occasionally: “For the first 30 years of [...]read more