According to Dr. Gary Chapman, author of the Five Love Languages Series, we all speak with one of five love languages: quality time, physical touch, gift giving, acts of service, and words of affirmation.
For example, your partner may reflect his love through physical touch when you’re craving quality time. Or, you may shower your significant other with gifts while he or she is in need of words of affirmation.
In my practice, I see couples that are struggling in a variety of ways to connect and communicate. This can range from feeling disconnected, not spending enough creative… Continue reading
I never thought I would start over after the age of 60. But, yes, I have made that exact decision. Some days I wonder, “What the hell was I thinking?”. I want to crawl back to the safety and comfort of what was—to wake up knowing what I could expect each day.
I sold my house because I felt it was “owning me” with all its upkeep and expenses. The first weeks after selling my house, I moved in temporarily with my sister and her partner. They were so welcoming yet I felt lost at times. I felt alone and… Continue reading
After more than twenty years in private practice as a licensed psychologist and conflict mediator, Dr. Jean Pollack is excited to launch her online relationship coaching practice, Innovative Life Coaching. So you can learn more about how she can help support your relationships, Jean is offering a free online fifteen-minute consultation.
As the founder of Innovative Counseling and now Innovative Life Coaching, Jean has led and overseen more than 18,000 sessions with couples, families, and parents during her years as a psychologist, life coach, and professor of Mind Body Psychology at Ryokan College in California.
“My new practice… Continue reading