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  • The Love Kit – Watch the sample video

  • Coming This Autumn: an 8-week Mindful Self Compassion Course

  • Internal Family Systems Explains Why Talking to Ourselves Really Works

  • Saying No Thank You is Another Way to Say “I Love You”

  • Get Back in Balance with the “Color Me Happy” Tool

  • Social Media Addiction & Me & Maybe You Too

  • Breaking Up is Hard, But It Doesn’t Have to Ruin Your Life

  • You’re a Couple, So Why Are You Playing on Opposite Teams?

  • Overcoming the #1 Communication Problem for Couples

  • INFOGRAPHIC: Take a Timeout in 7 Steps (Grown-up Edition)

  • Are There Monkeys Jumping on Your Bed? Part II

  • Are There Monkeys Jumping on Your Bed?

  • When You Feel Victimized, This Humble Dance Step Can Help

  • Are Compassion, Empathy, and Sympathy the Same Thing?

  • Save the World. Start an Empathy Epidemic in 3 Small Steps

  • What Do You Do When There’s a Cow in the Parking Lot?

  • When Grief and Sadness Stop Being Visitors and Start Being Squatters

  • Complaining is Like Sticking a Dinner Fork in Your Head

  • Broken bones get casts. But is there a cast for a broken heart?

  • FREE DOWNLOAD: 28 Ways to Say “I Love You” This February

  • Make Habits Stick with the Amazing Magic of Scaffolding

  • How Do You Get Your Partner to Change?

  • When You Can’t Find Connection, Use Love as Your Flashlight

  • Happy New Year! Here’s How to Make New Year’s Resolutions that Last All Year

  • Get Back in Balance with a Priority Pole

  • What Wandering in the Woods Taught Me About Faith

  • The #1 Reason Why Relationship Timeouts Don’t Work

  • Why Dandelions Should be Your Spirit Flower

  • Fighting Over a Sound? You Just Might be in a Bicultural Relationship

  • “But nothing bad ever happened to me!” & Other Little Lies About Mental Health

  • How to Stop the Hate Inside

  • How to Have a Relationship that Stands Up to Change

  • 5 Ways to Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) This Winter

  • How to Be Happier in Just 9 Days

  • It Doesn’t Hurt to Ask. Or Does It? How to Ask for Help in Your Relationship

  • It’s Time to Tell Powerless Penelope, Yes You Can!

  • Should You Befriend That Misfit Part of You?

  • 5 Ways to Build Up Your Resilience

  • The 5-Step Cure for Adult Temper Tantrums and Fights

  • Why Your Strongest Part Should Never Make a Big Decision

  • What Your Grandmother Knows Best but Didn’t Tell You

  • Marissa Mayer, Success is Not Working 130 Hours a Week

  • Recommended Reading: Magnificent Mind at Any Age

  • You Didn’t Learn These Knots in Scouts

  • Your Brain May be Running Windows 95, But You Can Upgrade!

  • Does Online Therapy Really Work?

  • Are You Too Scared to Catch the Perfect Wave?

  • Your Body’s Talking. But Are You Listening?

  • Silly Rabbit, Routines Aren’t Just for Kids!

  • Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad False Fear?

  • The Key to Couples Therapy is…YOU!

  • 3 Advanced Techniques for Staying Connected with Your Partner During Conflict

  • Learn a Lesson from Your Inner 9-Year-Old

  • Is a Sleep Revolution Really What We Need?

  • Feeling like a Fake? 4 Steps to Shake it Off

  • How IFS Helps You Erase Emotional Pain

  • How to Think Your Way Into Good Health

  • Don’t Argue with Imaginary Farmers in Your Head

  • The One Book I Wish All My Clients Would Read

  • Build a Better You with the Fear Cure

  • 8 Steps to a Happy Life

  • Sleep is Important. Full Stop.

  • 5 Tips for Maintaining Positive Middle Ground with Your Partner

  • Use Your Internal GPS to Guide You Back to Relationship Harmony

  • 3 Tools for Keeping Your Emotional Bank Account in the Black

  • Take Your Inner Critic Out for a Coffee Date (Fika)

  • 3 Steps to Leap into Courage

  • Why Wait for Miracles When You Can Plan for Them?

  • What an English-Speaking Therapist Can do for You

  • Self Compassion 101

  • How to Change Your Life for the Better (Finally!)

  • 2 Ways to Practice Self Care with IFS

  • Build a Better You Day 24: A Special Present for You

  • Build a Better You Day 23: What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do

  • Build a Better You Day 22: 5 Ways to Prevent Burnout

  • Build a Better You Day 21: Tap into Your Own Renewable Energy Source

  • Build a Better You Day 20: Why “Fake it ‘Til You Make It” Actually Works

  • Build a Better You Day 19: 8 Ways to Wage Love, Not War

  • Build a Better You Day 18: It’s OK to be a Broken Record About Your Boundaries

  • Build a Better You Day 17: 8 Life Hacks for Gratitude

  • Build a Better You Day 16: Organize Holiday Chaos in 3 Steps

  • Build a Better You Day 15: When Someone Else’s “Orchestra” Falls Out of Tune, Do This

  • Build a Better You Day 14: Choose to Step into Ice Cream Time

  • Build a Better You Day 13: When Family Traditions Evolve, Adapt

  • Build a Better You Day 12: Who’s Talking?

  • Build a Better You Day 11: Make These 4 Choices with Family this Holiday

  • Build a Better You Day 10: The 5 Steps to Making a You-Turn

  • Build a Better You Day 9: Don’t Forget to Hug Yourself

  • Build a Better You Day 8: 8 Hugs a Day Keep the Doctors Away

  • Build a Better You Day 7: Laugh Every Day

  • Build a Better You Day 6: Love Your Partner Out Loud

  • Build a Better You Day 5: Remember to HALT

  • Build a Better You Day 4: The Best 4 Gifts Anyone Can Give or Receive

  • Build a Better You Day Three: Spend Time with People You Like

  • Build a Better You Day Two: Give Your Parts the Gift of Fun

  • Day One of Building a Better You: 3 Daily Practices of Gratitude

  • 4 Statements to Help Keep the Peace This Holiday Season

  • Dirty Socks on the Floor Can Save Your Relationship

  • 10 New Dance Steps for Better Communicating

  • Why I Climbed a Tree at Meditation Bootcamp

  • Meditation is Good for You. Here’s Why.

  • 5 Things to Do During “Conflict” in Your Relationship

  • Listen Horizontally and Get Better Connected

  • Book an online appointment with me starting in October 2015

  • A First Aid Kit for Depression and Anxiety

  • Compassion: What to Say to Yourself When Feeling Depressed

  • The Secret Ingredient in my September IFS Workshops

  • Why Staying Positive is the Enemy of Happiness

  • Strangers Really Are Just Friends You Haven’t Met Yet

  • Curiosity Can Cure Your Panic Attack

  • Children’s Movie “Inside Out” Can Teach You IFS!

  • How to Use Self Qualities to Help a Tired Part

  • Fighting Too Much? Apply RICE

  • Three Steps to Easing Anxiety, Right Now

  • When Failure is More Than “Just” Feedback

  • Four Steps to Bring Calm Back Into Your Body

  • U-turns allowed!

  • The benefits of yoga practice on mental health

  • Are You Stressed Out? Here’s a Stress Checklist

  • What You Can Learn About Happiness from a Paraplegic Psychiatrist

  • 10 Tips for Dealing With Culture Shock

  • The 5-Step Formula to Making Better “I” Statements