• Taking Care of Yourself First – How to Actually Make it Happen

    Hands up if taking care of yourself first seems like a joke someone with too much time made up? I know the feeling. In fact, I used to be stuck deep in that rut. But continuously giving away your energy without replenishing your supply is a recipe for disaster. It’s something you can sustain for a little while – or maybe even what feels like a long time – but, eventually you’ll be left without a sense of well being and be buried deep in the burnout zone. That’s why you need to start taking care of yourself first. Not only will this help you feel happier and more fulfilled…

  • The one tip for connecting with your spouse

    The One Tip You Need to Reconnect With Your Spouse

    Since having kids, I’ve tried lots of different ways to strengthen my relationship with my husband. Because, while we have a good relationship, we’re only human and we need a little extra help sometimes. And, it turns out kids are amazing and soul-completing, but they make it hard to find time to keep your marriage strong. So these days, when I start feeling out of sync with my husband, and I want something to help us reconnect, I have one go-to tactic that really helps. I’ve put it into action enough to know that it’s a great way to help improve your marriage. While this practice won’t fix deep relationship issues, it WILL…

  • Crucial Money Questions for Couples Before Marriage (and After)

    “Will you marry me?” isn’t the only question that should be popped when taking your relationship to the next level. Only ⅓ of couples talk about important money questions before moving in together or getting married. Yet, money problems are cited as the biggest cause for divorce or separation. So, before taking the next relationship move, talk about your finances. Not just about the budget for whatever celebration you want, but about how money influences you and your relationship. While it’s best to ask these questions before you make a big commitment to someone, you can also ask these questions if you’re ALREADY married or committed. Regardless of your situation, it’s…