The One Skill That Could Save Your Relationship


Several years ago I worked with a client I’ll call “Vanessa” who described herself this way: “I’m a highly reactive and outspoken person with my partner. If he does something that annoys me, I have no filter between my irritated reaction and the words that come spewing out of my mouth. As a result, we […]

Creating Magical Relationships


Valentine’s Day is upon us…shiny pink and red hearts are decorating the windows of stores and TV and magazines are suggesting gifts for our beloved. I can still remember Valentine’s Day in elementary school and the excitement and anticipation of opening up my special little box of valentines and somehow I still get that excited […]

Creating a Healthier YOU: The Power of Separateness


The kind of separateness we are discussing here does not mean indifference or isolation from others, and it does not mean avoiding intimate relationships either. The power of separateness comes in the form of a human connectedness that values the treasured spaces that exist between us and others. When we are not striving for this […]

“What’s For Fitness Today?” Tip #28- Learn Positive Communication


I hope my tips inspire you to love yourself and others, to wake up with a smile and a skip in your step and to live everyday with an abundance of peace, joy and ease. Positive communication with others is one of the most important things you can master to have amazing relationships with yourself […]

10 Benefits Of Learning A Second Language


Many of us were forced to learn a second language in school. Whether you loved it or hated it, chances are you’ve forgotten most of the words you were taught. Yet, the benefits of learning a second language are many! We’ve compiled a list of different reasons you should learn a second language to “brain […]

Are You Listening? 10 Common Mistakes That Get in The Way of DEEP LISTENING


“Most of us were taught to be quiet, but few have perfected the art of true listening with care and discernment.”  Pamela Ziemann 8 out of 10 sales proposals fail. According to Susan Scott, author of Fierce Conversations, 50% of these fail because we spent too much time talking about ourselves and our features and […]

A Weekly Thought


It is so easy to notice what is wrong with those we love. So today, how might you bring your attention to appreciation? In the mindful practice of appreciation we give those we love a great gift. With every expressed appreciation, they are bathed in our positive energy. That positivity then flows back to us. […]

Could He Be Having An Affair? What’s Going On?


You Ask Dear Ruthanne, I am not married to a governor or a sports figure.  Those are the types of men that seem to be having affairs.  Or the type getting caught having affairs.  My husband is a good man, a wonderful provider, a kind, hard-working man with high moral values, yet the other day […]

Inspiring Women Summit: Activating Our Full Potential As Women! Unprecedented Teleseminar Event With 52 Fabulous Women May 1-8 It’s Free


Greetings from Dr. Christiane Northrup, M.D. I am delighted to invite you to join me for the Inspiring Women Summit, an unprecedented teleseminar event featuring 52 women leaders and thousands of other inspiring women over 8 days — all for free. On May 3, 2010, I will participate on a featured panel during the Summit […]

Radiant Loving Thoughts From Ruthanne

The underlying cause of conflict in relationship is often the unmet desire for contact.  The loving contact that existed early in the relationship lessens and yet each partner longs to feel held in the others love and attention.  When that longing is unmet, resentments arise and conflict follows.  Creating regular, meaningful time to be together […]