John Harville, a long time fan of Star Trek and specifically of the Vulcan, Mr. Spock, says it was Spock’s good bye blessing that inspired him: “Live long and prosper and let peace be in your land.” He then goes on to list any number of statistics showing that on average married people “are healthier, […]
Crystal Kotow-Sullivan Of course I am not a linear thinker…I wrote about rule number 9 last week and totally missed rule #8 which is “Your Brain Has a Mind of Its Own”. With all the recent research in neuroplasticity, we know for sure that our brains are resilient and powerful, if we use them in […]
Crystal Kotow-Sullivan Oh dear! I am late with this post. I have been thinking about several things this week. The Truth this week that marriage is a laughing matter is so true! We have to laugh together. John and I usually have a good laugh at least once a day! Wasn’t always like this. I […]
John Behind every negative thought (you are always late) is an unmet desire. And what is an unmet desire if not a wish? Think of a frustration you might have with your partner. What do you typically FEEL when your partner frustrates you in this particular way? Then, what do you typically DO when you […]
Appreciating our differences allows us to see the positive in each other.
Half the conversation is accomplished through listening and non-verbal communication.