Do you know what you really need?

According to Cloé Madanes in her book,  Relationship Breakthrough, all of us have basic needs that underlie and motivate every choice we make. She says the six needs everyone seeks to fulfill are: Certainty/Comfort Everyone needs to have some sense of certainty and security. The degree to which certainty is desired, however, varies from one person to the next. What constitutes certainty also varies from individual to individual. Code words for this need are comfort, … read more

Principles of Coaching

As a life coach and relationship/marriage expert, I have certain beliefs that shape the coaching relationship. My integrity lies in the fact that I trust my clients to set the agenda because I believe that they are resourceful. Coaching is about helping them discover what their own potential is and how to grow towards fulfillment and happiness. I know that only they know the full story and therefore only they can implement the action agreed … read more


What makes a happy marriage? It is a question we all ask………. “The answer is to be found, I think, in the mutual discovery, by two who marry, of the deepest need of the other’s personality, and the satisfaction of that need.” – Pearl Buck Harville Hendrix talks about the “conscious marriage”. What does that mean in practical terms? To become conscious of the things that drive my life unconsciously, is a rare and exciting … read more