Month: June 2015

5 Ways To Eliminate Stress AT Work

By Lianne Avila / June 29, 2015 /

In today’s society, we are faced with many stresses at the work place. Will the company that you’re working at down size? There are many interruptions, which makes it difficult to focus. If you work in a cube, you may be tired of hearing the person next to you argue with their spouse on the…

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Are You Stuck In Your Relationship? Learn What Creates The Negative Sentiment Override.

By Lianne Avila / June 22, 2015 /

Are you tired of feeling stuck in your relationship?  I am not in control of others, but I am in control of myself.That’s right, you heard me. Are you stuck in the negative sentiment override (NSO)? Unfortunately, it can happen to the best of couples. It just slowly chips away at your relationship. The Gottman’s…

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12 Small Ways To Improve Your Relationship Right Now

By Lianne Avila / June 15, 2015 /

Relationships really don’t have to be difficult. The Gottman Institute has done over four decades of research in working with couples. They have found that is really isn’t rocket science. Try and look at your relationship as an emotional bank account. I’m sure you know how a bank account works. The more deposits you make…

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How To Turn A Bad Day Into A Good Day

By Lianne Avila / June 1, 2015 /

We’ve all been there. Slept through the alarm clock, car is low on fuel, forgot to pick up coffee, the baby won’t stop crying, etc. Minor things can trigger bad days. As a Marriage and Family Therapist, I have found it’s best not to catastrophize. Don’t let the small things ruin a perfectly good day.…

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