Don’t Leave Your Love Unspent

To walk away without leaving it all on the field, to hold cards in your hand unplayed, is a choice to live less out of fear. It is a choice to suffer the sorrow of a life lived small....more

How to Get Over a Broken Heart

Everyone wants to know how to get over a broken heart.  And yet, if you’re willing to let a breaking heart have it’s way with you, if you’re willing to pay the price of suffering the insufferable, what’s on the other side of that is evolution of the most beautiful kind.Most people live in the grey areas, the spaces in between the dark and the light.Most people try to avoid the lows at all costs.  They aren’t comfortable in the depths.Most people strive for equanimity and stability....more

Is This My Soulmate?

It’s a question I get asked often.  How do I know?  Is this is my soulmate?  There are probably as many answers to that question as there are askers.  However, for me, part of what helped me define my personal definition of a soulmate was the experience of the moment when I realized I was married to a man who wasn’t mine....more

Are You Staying for the Kids?

Five Sure Fire Ways to Get the Passion Back

The most dangerous myth about marriage is the commonly held belief that it’s natural for the “spark” to fade over time.  Most people believe that littlesomething, something, that was so juicy and delicious in the beginning will fade.  It’s natural....more

When It Comes to Dating Liars, The Writing Is Usually on the Wall

I recently heard from a client I hadn’t talked to in several months.  She was almost in tears when she said, “Lisa, I just want to know one thing.  I want to know how to spot a lie.”...more
There definitely are warnings and red flags, but too many ignore them until there's full blown ...more

When Should I Start Dating Again?

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The Honor was All Ours Maya Angelou

There will always be women who break ground in ways we can’t even define.  Those brave women who bare their souls and shoulder the weight of the vulnerability so we can all be more vulnerable and brave. ...more

How Well Do You Understand Yourself?

 In the last few days I’ve had some really cool stuff happen in my life.  I’ve finished a project I’ve been working on for weeks.  I’ve gotten some very good news about big money coming my way.  I’ve made plans for some epic summer adventures. We’ve had weather that heaven would envy, and I’ve had a lot of time to enjoy it outside.  It’s been boatloads of awesome stuff coming my way, and…...more

How to Avoid a Relationship Meltdown via Text

The golden rules of texting:Anyone that’s important to you deserves the actual face time.  Anything that matters to you requires the time and attention it takes to be clear.Anything that you can’t say in person should never be said via text.Electronic intimacy won’t keep you warm at night. ...more