Month: May 2013

Is it time to give up?

By Lianne Avila / May 27, 2013 /

Here is a list of seven things to give up in your life. If you give up on them, then your life will be a lot easier and you will be much happier. We hold on to so many things in life that cause us a great deal of pain, stress and suffering. It’s time…

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By Lianne Avila / May 21, 2013 /

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By Lianne Avila / May 21, 2013 /

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Three Things Never to Say in an Argument

By Lianne Avila / May 20, 2013 /

“Most couples have not had hundreds of arguments; they’ve had the same argument hundreds of times.” Gay Hendricks It’s true, disagreements and even arguments are a normal part of being human. I mean really, if we all got along all the time, life could get boring. Couples are always asking me for help with communication.…

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Five Proven Ways to Improve Your Relationship

By Lianne Avila / May 13, 2013 /

Healthy Relationships Healthy relationships are based on friendship. Couples are always asking for help with communication, respect and intimacy. And, I always tell them to work on rebuilding the friendship. Studies show that a good friendship is essential in a relationship. When you have a good friendship the rest will follow. The following tips can…

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Five Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Relationship

By Lianne Avila / May 6, 2013 /

Is it time for a cost-benefit analysis about your relationship? One of the first questions I ask couples when they come in for counseling, is to do a cost-benefit analysis of their relationship. Most couples have never done this. A cost-benefit analysis can be as simple as What are the costs and benefits of staying…

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