Managing your families expectations: You’re in this together

We know that family of origin has a huge effect on how we spend our holidays. For couples, it is a time often filled with obligations and assumptions based on the traditions that we grew up with.  It is assumed we will spend time with our respective families and that we will follow the traditions … Continue reading Managing your families expectations: You’re in this together

A Quick Marital Check-up

Discover your strengths as a couple by doing this quick checkup. Strengths are what enable you to enjoy, and to continue developing a healthy relationship. Go quickly down the list of statements and indicate honestly your level of agreement beside each one. Compare your responses with those of your partner. For those items where you … Continue reading A Quick Marital Check-up

Modern couples want a more satisfying and intimate relationship

The Couple Checkup is designed to help you and your partner build a more satisfying and intimate relationship. Just answering the questions will stimulate thoughts and attitudes about your relationship. It is designed to activate dialogue, discovery, and increase the overall quality of your relationship. Why take the Couple Checkup? The Couple Checkup will help … Continue reading Modern couples want a more satisfying and intimate relationship

Develop a family mission statement and define your core values and goals: Eight ways to enrich marriage and family relationships

As a family, do you know what are you trying to achieve? Does you family work under a core set of values that are understood by all family members? Have you ever gathered together and discussed what these things may look like? A deep, valuable and unifying experience for your family is to discuss and … Continue reading Develop a family mission statement and define your core values and goals: Eight ways to enrich marriage and family relationships

Regain internal security: Eight ways to Enrich Marriage and Family Relationships

The importance of self, raising self-awareness and self esteem and their impact on relationships cannot be underestimated. Being secure in oneself or working towards improving oneself, requires constant and consistent focus and through refining our physical, intellectual, social and spiritual self, we can enable greater personal effectiveness and better interpersonal relations. The vital elements of … Continue reading Regain internal security: Eight ways to Enrich Marriage and Family Relationships

Refined 3 vital skills – Time management, Communication and Problem Solving Skills: Eight ways to enrich marriage and family relationships

Time management, Communication and Problem Solving Skills are three skills we are not born with, but critical in terms of success in marriage. Managing time with and without our partner, ensuring timely and open communication and pragmatic approaches to solving problems with our partner are areas that we need to develop together to ensure our … Continue reading Refined 3 vital skills – Time management, Communication and Problem Solving Skills: Eight ways to enrich marriage and family relationships

Redesign family systems: Eight ways to enrich marriage and family relationships

Reconsidering and reshaping our family systems can get us on a path to achieving our goals and will free us up to be a more effective spouse, parent and worker. Redesigning family systems and restating our family goals and plans, can bring about significant changes to our every day life. All Relationships including those with … Continue reading Redesign family systems: Eight ways to enrich marriage and family relationships

Reset your goals: Eight ways to enrich marriage and family relationships

Ensuring we focus on the important matters today to reach our goals tomorrow is critical to our long term success. But are our goals clearly defined? Reviewing and resetting our goals needs to occur regularly to ensure efforts are directed intentionally to the right things. All Relationships including those with your spouse and children (and … Continue reading Reset your goals: Eight ways to enrich marriage and family relationships

Reconsider your roles: Eight ways to enrich marriage and family relationships

Reconsidering and reshaping our roles in family and work life can free us up to be a more effective spouse, parent and employee. If you are the person that feels you are doing all the work and end up feeling tired and exhausted at the end of every day, its time to review your role. … Continue reading Reconsider your roles: Eight ways to enrich marriage and family relationships

Rescript your marriage and family life: Eight ways to enrich marriage and family relationships

All Relationships including those with your spouse and children (and others) tend towards entropy, disorder and dissolution. Marriage and divorces can be disastrous for those concerned, especially for children. Being intentional and principle centred can revitalise and enrich your marriage, ensuring your marriage is sustained and endures. Adapted from the late Stephen R. Coveys book, … Continue reading Rescript your marriage and family life: Eight ways to enrich marriage and family relationships