What you believe creates the world.

It can be empowering to look at underlying beliefs. What do you believe about the world? I believe The world is a school. We come to learn. It’s not so much about winning or losing but about the quality of our relationships – kindness, curiosity, compassion, growth. Albert Einstein said, “The most important decision we...

Key Skills to Create Happy Relationships – 2 Upcoming Workshops

Would you like to learn the 3 Key Skills for Creating Happy Relationships? Well, Saturday is your lucky day. At noon Mountain time I’m hosting a free workshop on those Key Skills. Please join us! Saturday the 13th at noon or Tuesday the 16th at 6:30 pm Mountain Time.

On the second day of Christmas, Jerk-Proof Your Relationships gave to me this testimonial …. “I appreciate the community. I really like the group coaching calls, my peer support/listening partner, and the FB group. It’s great to be able to connect with real people while still having the flexibility of watching the videos and doing...

12 Days of Christmas, JPYR style

Day 1 On the First Day of Christmas, I want to share with you… I would have started this yesterday but once I started celebrating with my family, I didn’t want to stop. My 2 teenage daughters, their dad, my partner, and my father all happily celebrated opening presents, food, games, and sharing time together....

Holding space is a gift and a learned skill

When we hold space, we offer a gift. It’s one of the best gifts you can offer or receive. Holding space is you being the container without judging what you contain. You are the glass but you’re not commenting on whether you are half full or half empty. You are the mixing bowl holding cookie...

Never Enough? Too Much? Both?

Too much. Not enough. Many of us ping-pong between these. Or even feel like we’re both at the same time. How can we be both too much and not enough? It’s scarcity. Scarcity is messing with your relationships even if you don’t know it. What happens when you complete the phrase “never ____ enough”? Never...

Taking Silence as a No

When you hear crickets, what do you do? Do you assume it’s a yes? Do you assume it’s a no? Do you take it as license to do whatever you want to do until they say no? Shortcuts for avoiding #metoo and unnecessary drama Silence = noMaybe = go with no unless you want to...

The Power of Listening

Would you like to know the secret to diffusing conflicts before they start? Being magnetic, valued, and sought after? Being confident and relaxed in social settings with friends, romantic partner(s), and co-workers?  “Yes” and a big 👍! The secret? The way you listen is the key. Here’s a real example*:  I hear a knock on my door. It’s Sam my...

Are relationships challenging you?

Are your relationships challenging? Do you wish you understood what was going on in the heads of your co-workers? Why do they say such stupid things? How about your kids? Do you wish you knew how to talk to them and have real conversations? What about your partner? Do you hate it when you get...

Calling all engineers and geeks

I’m creating a new online course and it’s for you! Last week I signed up for Course From Scratch. Facebook advertising worked this time. It showed me an ad. I clicked. Danielle had a pre-recorded masterclass I could do as though it was live. I did it immediatly and then signed up. It’s the class...