What Our Relationship Teaches Our Kids

We talk often about how being in a healthy relationship helps us connect and grow as adults. Equally important is what our relationship teaches our kids. How we show up for ourselves and our partner will set the groundwork for how our kids show up for themselves and their partner when they enter into relationships […]

What Kills Long-Distance Relationships?

The 2020 pandemic really changed up our options when it comes to interacting with the world, and dating was no exception. As in-person dating was brought to a halt along with many other areas of life, we humans did what we do best: adapt and adjust which, for dating, included taking up long-distance relationships. Of […]

Can We Predict Divorce?

Have you ever met a couple that made you wonder how they even stay together? Similarly, have you ever met a couple that seemed like they’d be together for eternity until their relationship came to a seemingly abrupt halt? Chances are, you’ve answered “yes” to both questions, which might lead us to answer “no” to […]

Should I Hire a Leadership Coach?

We get asked all the time, “Should I hire a leadership coach?” The answer? It depends. While a professional development coach can help an organization in a variety of ways, a leadership coach offers professional training for those who lead teams. The difference is nuanced, but the approach is critical when it comes to leading […]

What is a CliftonStrengths Coach?

“What would happen if we studied what was right with people instead of what was wrong with people?” – Don Clifton, founder of CliftonStrengths. It started with one man who was brave enough to call out the former approach to human development, which previously approached change by identifying and correcting weaknesses. Instead, Clifton suggested, the […]

23 Ways to Say I Love You

Valentine’s Day 2023 is just around the corner and we’re excited to share the love! To celebrate, we’ve rounded up 23 unique ways to express your love, without actually saying, “I love you.” You can use the following list to spread love in a relationship with your partner, your children, or even a friend. Pick […]

Parenting a Troubled Teen, Together

It can be scary for a parent to see their teen struggling in a post-pandemic world. While we’re still trying to figure out what the long-term effects of the pandemic will be on teens, what we’re seeing right now are symptoms consistent with social anxiety, generalized anxiety, depression, substance use, and self-harm. Basically, our teens […]

Mental Health and Relationships in a Post-Pandemic World

The pandemic may have started in late 2019, but we are still seeing the long-term effects of the fear, isolation, & chaos that ensued. We see the impact this pandemic has had on romantic relationships, social anxieties/issues in our friendships and the overall mental health of our society. Read on to see how we are […]

Cuffing Season: Cold Weather and Coupling

We’re deep in the heart of winter here in the US, and with cold weather comes an increased drive toward the warmth of coupling. If you tend to feel more amorous in the colder months, you’re not imagining it. Cuffing season is an actual thing- and behind it, we see biology, romantic ideals, and social […]

75 Conversation Starters for Dating

One of the most difficult things about dating in the flesh is figuring out what to talk about with your date. If you’re stuck on conversation points for your next date, you’re not alone. We’ve compiled the following list of 75 conversation starters for dating to help you get the chit-chat rolling and get to […]