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Relationships

Building Friendships Over Time

One of the best things I’ve done since moving to England is joining a book club. I knew only one other person when I first joined and over the past 10 years have gradually deepened these relationships. We started the club originally in recognition of the fact that since having two kids, we weren’t reading. […]

Understanding Your Personal and Emotional Needs is the Real Secret to Successful Relationships

I was astounded by some recent emails from folks who wanted to learn more about your personal and emotional needs and was thinking, but wait… my second book, The Secret Laws of Attraction: The Effortless Way to Get the Relationship You Want, addresses this topic in great detail and at length. But then it dawned […]

Manage Difficult People with this 4-Step Communication Tool

How to Manage Difficult People (even bosses and children) with Grace and Style A great step towards improving your personal and professional relationships is listing your boundaries and making them known. Our boundaries are limits defining how we expect others to treat us and in particular, which behaviors we will not accept. As Eleanor Roosevelt […]

Break the Cycle of Negative Thinking—Why Affirmations Don’t Work and What to do About It

Back to the basic law of attraction, like attracts like. If you examine this law a bit closer, it really boils down to “like thoughts attract like thoughts.” If you have negative thoughts you will attract negative people and things and if you have positive thoughts (positive affirmations) you’ll attract positive people and opportunities. But […]