Sue Johnson on Breaking Free from Your Patterns of Conflict

An interview with Sue Johnson helping us understand how to break free from the same kind of fights we have over and over with our partner: http://www.neilsattin.com/blog/2016/02/27-breaking-free-from-your-patterns-of-conflict-with-sue-johnson/?utm_content=buffer70aba&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Positive Shift: Exercises for Anxiety vs Depression

A helpful article by Tim Begley, a local Personal Trainer and Kinesiologist who owns Positive Shift Personal Training Studio: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BcFk2J2PRuVvBCYhJMiG2SEZbxRglbuL4UqJO-8RFQo/edit

The Perils of Perfectionism

A great article that talks about how perfectionism leads to unhappiness: http://www.ahaparenting.com/blog/my-name-is-laura-and-im-a-recovering-perfectionist  

Parenting Sites

There are many resources online for you to help with your challenges at home and with the kids. Here are a few websites that may help you get started on creating a more positive environment at home. www.ahaparenting.com www.positive-parents.org www.themindfulparent.org www.janetlansbury.com www.lovingearthmama.com www.handinhandparenting.org www.renegademothering.com www.creativechild.com

Books About Marriage & Relationships

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations For a Lifetime of Love.  By Sue Johnson The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work.  By John Gottman Mating In Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence.  By Esther Perel Love Sense:The Revolutionary New Science of Romantic Relationships.  By Sue Johnson

Books on Parenting

Peaceful Parenting: How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting. By Laura Markham The Dolphin Way: A Parent’s Guide to Raising Health Happy and Motivated Kids Without Turning into a Tiger.  By Shimi Kang The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children.  By Ross Greene How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk.  By [...]