"In my years of working with couples, families, and their kids, I have learned that most of us have common patterns that chip away at our relationships. Three of these patterns are in nearly every relationship that I have guided to repair and reconnect."
"Connecting with nature doesn’t necessarily have to be defined by weeklong hiking trips or becoming a hardcore mountain biker. Little shifts in your daily life can help you engage with nature and begin feeling more connected and less stressed."
"Family connection can fluctuate for each member based on stressors, communication, and conflict. All families fight, but for many, it’s the repair and connection that make for a healthy relationship."
"I could make a well-organized list of bullet-point tips exhorting the virtues of acupuncture, massage therapy, daily exercise, reduced sugar and processed food in the diet, date nights, seated meditation, outdoor activities, or essential oils. But then I wonder,...
"By far, the number one goal most people come to therapy for is to communicate better (followed closely by decreasing conflict)... If you feel you need some guidance in navigating conflict in your relationship, we would be happy to consult with you."
"Many of us get great ideas and want to follow through on them, but sometimes the tedious work involved can drain our original motivation. In this post, I'd like to suggest some ideas to keep yourself motivated as you work through this year."
Trade Winds Therapy & Relationship Coaching is committed to continue bringing you and your family value through our services, workshops, and groups. This year, we have an especially exciting addition: a new therapist for our team! Please welcome Garrett Hooper.
"Doing self-care is even more challenging during the holidays because our time is increasingly more limited. We are constantly bombarded with parties, family and friend gatherings, cooking and baking more than usual, gift exchanges, and other seasonal obligations....