After a Breakup, All the Sad Feels

January 27, 2017
After a Breakup, All the Sad Feels

In a recent coaching session, my client Tessa wanted to discuss a recent breakup. She specifically requested advice on “managing sad thoughts when they arise.” It’s a fair question, and I imagine she expected me to discuss strategies for handling her emotions, or even repressing them. Instead, I advised her to go headlong into the sadness. To […]

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Confidence Is the Secret Sauce In Dating

January 20, 2017
Confidence Is the Secret Sauce In Dating

If you’re not a narcissist sociopath, you probably feel that you could benefit from a bit more self-confidence in dealing with the opposite sex. Self-confidence is arguably more powerful and attractive than any other single trait, including good looks, earning power, or a great personality. Why? Because self-confidence is shorthand for all of those things. […]

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Millennials Rewrite the Marriage Script

January 17, 2017
Millennials Rewrite the Marriage Script

Millennials are rewriting the marriage script of the last 60 years and establishing their own priorities around love and sex. They readily adapt to new dating technologies but are in no hurry to wed. That means big changes to an institution that has already changed radically in the last hundred years. The History of Marriage Anthropologist Helen Fisher sums […]

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Relationships Promote Career Success

January 10, 2017
Relationships Promote Career Success

Has anyone ever told you they don’t want a relationship because they’re focusing on their career? Or working really hard at their job? Many young professionals cite a focus on career success as the reason they don’t want a relationship. But a wealth of research shows that claim isn’t legit – coupled up young professionals enjoy numerous career […]

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The Only Resolution You Need This Year

January 5, 2017
The Only Resolution You Need This Year

Although I’m a big believer in self-development and our individual capacity to change through real effort, I’ve always been a cynic about New Year’s Resolutions. In the past I have successfully made some big changes in my personal habits, but they’ve never coincided with the start of a new year. I guess I’ve never found […]

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