Five Ways to Build Trust

Today we had a meeting. Sigh… The dreaded meeting! Being a couple and working together is complex. We’re both strong-willed and passionate about what we do so it’s easy for us

Five Ways to Build Trust2018-09-13T10:30:30+10:00

Spiritual intimacy shouldn’t be taboo

Religious practice and spiritual belief is often a point of difference for couples, especially if they come from different religious traditions. But having religious differences should never be a reason for

Spiritual intimacy shouldn’t be taboo2018-01-24T14:23:33+11:00

Why is forgiveness so hard?

In this Year of Mercy, there’s lots of talk about forgiving: God’s expansive forgiveness and our own obligation to forgive others. We get it. It’s important. Incredibly so. But why is

Why is forgiveness so hard?2018-04-03T13:28:01+10:00

Three Tips for Trust – Article

Relationships thrive when trust is strong. But how do we build it in the first instance, and then recover it if we’ve lost it? Here are three tips to help you build

Three Tips for Trust – Article2015-01-15T14:54:04+11:00

The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

In a Stanford Business School talk, author Greg McKeown reflects on what holds capable, driven people from breaking through to the next level. He says that the answer to that question, surprisingly,

The Disciplined Pursuit of Less2015-01-15T14:55:43+11:00

Have you been lied to? Part I

Re-posted with permission by Agi Reefman Last week on my blog post, one person asked the question, “What’s this lie you’re talking about?” It was an excellent question which really made me

Have you been lied to? Part I2020-01-21T14:56:00+11:00

Love Busters and Love Builders

What are Love Busters and Love Builders? Love Builders: a behaviour or gesture which communicates love to you and helps you feel close and connected to your spouse. Some Examples: Cherishment

Love Busters and Love Builders2020-01-09T01:55:17+11:00

Responsible Honesty

Defining Honesty An honest person is someone we can trust; they have a track record of being true to their values and their word. The old adage ‘if we are honest in

Responsible Honesty2015-01-15T15:02:23+11:00

Criticism Cancer

Criticism Can Kill Criticism kills not only the self-esteem of the one criticized, it also kills the spirit of optimism in the criticizer. In marriage it is a deadly cancer, eroding our

Criticism Cancer2015-01-15T15:02:25+11:00