Lessons to Take With us After Quarantine

Lessons to Take With us After Quarantine

As I’ve been meeting with clients in my practice in Broomfield, Colorado during Covid-19 it’s been hard to miss the impact I’ve seen in my clients during this time. I don’t even have to ask about it because they’re the ones who usually bring it up. In fact, it seems like everywhere I go I… Continue Reading

Creative Date Ideas When You Are Stuck at Home

Creative Date Ideas When You Are Stuck at Home

Being stuck at home can be a real romance killer for some couples.  I have heard several couples talk about how they feel like they are struggling and feeling claustrophobic.  Why is it that just being stuck together in the same spot can have such a negative effect on our relationship?  It can even happen… Continue Reading

Handling Disagreements When Things get Volatile – a Lesson from the Weekend Race Riots

Handling Disagreements When Things get Volatile – a Lesson from the Weekend Race Riots

As a marriage counselor, I’m pretty much a professional hostile negotiator (ha ha). So when I see rioting going on in the streets like they did this weekend I’m saddened. I’m saddened because the solution is usually so easy. Most conflicts arise because one side (and there are usually many sides) doesn’t feel like their… Continue Reading

Talking about Finances During the Coronavirus

Talking about Finances During the Coronavirus

With the COVID crisis being what it is, a lot of people are under financial stress.  You might have lost a job.  Or maybe things have just slowed down enough that money is not coming in like usual.  In any case, talking finances is hard to begin with.  Talking with your partner about money can be… Continue Reading

How to Show Up for your Partner Beyond the Pandemic

How to Show Up for your Partner Beyond the Pandemic

Showing up for your partner during stressful times has the potential to increase intimacy and trust in your relationship. However in the midst of a pandemic, it is easy to do the opposite and let your emotions run the show. Showing up for your partner, means more then just being physically present. It also means… Continue Reading

Is it Depression or a Covid Funk?

Is it Depression or a Covid Funk?

With Covid-19 shutting down your gym, your favorite restaurant, and even your hair stylist, it’s pretty easy to get into a funk. All the things that you used to like to do you just can’t anymore. And you can’t go out with your friends, either. So you find yourself watching endless hours of Netflix, baking… Continue Reading

Being Productive While Working from Home

Being Productive While Working from Home

Working from home can be difficult  when you are not used to it.  You might even find it more stressful than going into the office.  Getting things done at home can be hard.  There are so many distractions: Kids constantly bothering you, cleaning that needs done around your house, and everything that you do to… Continue Reading

Having Fun with Your Partner while Social Distancing

Having Fun with Your Partner while Social Distancing

here are a lot of difficult parts of the current COVID crisis.  But if you are anything like me, it is getting more and more difficult to keep entertained.  I have taken my dog on walks, I have watched Netflix constantly, I have cooked great meals.  I know I have felt at the end of my rope.  And if… Continue Reading

Coping Now That Your Covid Honeymoon is Over

Coping Now That Your Covid Honeymoon is Over

When news about Covid-19 first came out you were told that you needed to stay home for about two weeks. “This could be cool” you thought “it’s like a mandatory two week vacation”. So you had pie for dinner, let the kids stay up late, and binged out on Netflix. Ever since then you’ve heard… Continue Reading

Staying Connected with your Partner During COVID-19

Staying Connected with your Partner During COVID-19

In conversations with my clients I have heard one of two things, either COVID-19 has made them feel closer than ever to their partner, or it has put a tremendous strain on their relationship. Maybe you and your partner are learning to balance working from home and homeschooling your children. Perhaps you are an extravert,… Continue Reading

MENU