Is it time to devote some attention to your relationship these holidays? The holidays are often a stressful time for people, but it’s easy to forget this once they arrive. If you’re in a relationship, you may find yourself getting frustrated with your partner for no particular reason, or you notice you’re fighting more than usual. These feelings … [Read more...] about How to Use the Holidays to Improve Your Relationship
If you've been in a relationship, you probably know that relationships are hard. But did you know that what makes relationships hard has more to do with primitive reasons and your brain than how compatible you are?I'm a huge fan of the work of Stan Tatkin, not only because I've trained in his PACT approach to couples therapy, but because I use … [Read more...] about Relationships Are Hard, But Why? A TEDx Talk by Stan Tatkin
In the early part of your relationship, it's easy to assume the person you love has the same values and ideals as you. This stage of a relationship is often called the honeymoon stage, and for good reason. It's a time when you see your partner through rose-tinted glasses. You unconsciously ignore their faults, flaws, and annoying … [Read more...] about Are You Asking These Important Questions Before Getting Married?
I pinched myself at the start of this year when I realised I've been working with singles and couples with relationship issues for over 14 years. How time flies.When I started my studies in counselling and psychotherapy at the start of the new century, I really didn't have any specific ideas about what kinds of clients I wanted to work with. … [Read more...] about Could Your Relationship Benefit From a Mindset Shift?
Are you worried about your marriage falling apart? Are your problems so overwhelming that you can’t imagine how you can salvage your relationship? Do not despair. There are ways to turn things around. The following are some tips on how to save your marriage.Make a conscious commitment to work on your marriage. This may seem like a given, but … [Read more...] about How to Save Your Marriage
Don't you just love an inspirational quote when it deeply speaks to you and your situation?I know I do and I love those little gems of wisdom that can help get you back on track with your well-being.So I've compiled a list of what I think are the best relationship quotes in this one post, so you can get a whole lot of … [Read more...] about The 34 Best Inspirational Relationship Quotes
A TED Talk by Sex Therapist Esther Perel I have been a huge fan of Esther Perel ever since her groundbreaking book published in 2007 called Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence.She wowed audiences with her 2013 TEDSalon talk in New York called The Secret to Desire in a Long-Term Relationship, so it's no surprise she was invited … [Read more...] about Rethinking Infidelity…A Talk For Anyone Who Has Ever Loved
We just love sharing our client success stories!One of the biggest reasons we do what we do is we love helping people. To see an individual or a couple make significant changes in their life and be able to start a new relationship or improve a current one can be incredibly rewarding for our team.Watch the videos below to hear about some of … [Read more...] about New Client Success Stories from Clinton Power + Associates
Get your relationship off to a strong start in the new year! As we all turn towards the start of a new year and think about resolutions, why not have resolutions for your relationship?Here are 10 relationship resolutions for the new year, inspired by relationship therapist Stan Tatkin’s relationship essentials.Write these down or print … [Read more...] about 10 Rip-Roaring Relationship Resolutions for 2015
In this audiobook, couple therapist Stan Tatkin answers the question: Why be coupled anyway? Stan Tatkin is an experienced and passionate couple therapist who believes there are good reasons to be coupled, which he talks about extensively in the engaging and fascinating audiobook called Your Brain on Love.His model of … [Read more...] about Your Brain on Love: The Neurobiology of Healthy Relationships – Review