April 5, 2014: Relationship Cruise with Heather & Jack

It’s 2014 and I am making this year like none other. First, I am announcing my Relationship Cruises. Many times over the years as a private practice marriage counselor I’ve said, “If I could give you a prescription, it would be to get away from everything. I’d want you to go for a vacation near water or […]

Mentally Strong People Avoid 13 Things & Swallowing the Wolf

As we count down the hours to end 2013 and are reminded to set ourselves in a new and better direction for the new year, this article inspired me. Here’s the link to the detailed descriptions of these forms of self-sabotage. I think that, once we can identify or “make friends” with, or name our […]

The Artist’s Way At Work

The rain is freezing on the patio tonight and I’m cozy inside with my husband and our two cats. I’m still in the glow of Thanksgiving. My gratitude for my life overflows in an endless list of goodness. Currently, I am relishing the creative use of my mind and imagination through my diligence with Mark […]

Adolescence is for Adventure – Many Miss Out

Current Research Concludes that: Most adolescents do not feel that they are valued by people in their community or that they have caring adults and role models around them. Close to a third of high-school seniors are binge drinking The percentage of babies born out-of-wedlock has increased more than sixfold since 1960.  More than a […]


WORLD POPULATION DAY – JULY 11 from Kosmos Magazine: “As the world population edged to 7 billion people in 2011 (up from 2.5 billion in 1950), it has had profound implications for development. A world of 7 billion is both a challenge and an opportunity with implications on sustainability, urbanization, access to health services and […]

Many Women Not Safe with Men

OUR TRANSFORMATIONAL TIMES: I consider myself privileged to be alive in this generation. We are studying what doesn’t work and exploring how to significantly  improve our cultures, societies and countries. As a Marriage Counselor, this is my relentless mission for relationships. In Geneva in June, the data gathered by our World Health Organization reported on […]

Using the Enneagram to Find and Refine Relationships

Using the Enneagram to Find and Refine Relationships Thursdays, May 30 – June 13, 7-9 pm Unity Church of Dallas – Open to the Public $55 for all three classes. To register, go to: http://unitydallas.org/wp/classes-workshops/educational-classes/ or call: 972-233-7106 Looking for a soul mate or just trying to really understand the one you’ve got?  Join expert […]

My First Google + Hangout

My first Google + Hangout broadcast is at 7:30 tonight. It’s free to anyone who has a Google + Page. A special opportunity came via an email from Dr. Kathy McDonald, a colleague and professor who attended my workshop at the TCA Conference on “Childhood Role Models: The Gifts and the Curses in the Childhood […]

Playing With Fire in Marriages

As a Marriage Counselor, I learn countless examples of how we “Play with Fire” in our relationships. Often people do things without thinking which end up hurting the one they love and affecting the levels of trust they have created. And, sometimes, we know that we’ve made a mistake yet don’t know how to apologize […]