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5 Minute Relationship Fix: The S Word

five minute relationship fix

Here is the most recent “5 Minute Relationship Fix” segment from the Todd & Erin Show, where I share quick tips to strengthen relationships in just five minutes!

This week, we’re tackling a topic that comes up over and over again:  the “S” word.  Yep, that’s right, we’re talking about sex!

Too often, women feel like sex is a chore, while men are often wanting sex to be spontaneous.  Listen here for how planning sex can help you and your partner have a more fulfilling relationship!

 

When a Loved One Experiences a Faith Transition

When a loved one goes through a faith crisis showing respect, compassion, and trust in the relationship are key


When a Loved One Experiences a Faith Transition

Religion is a part of our culture and our identity, both individually and as a society.  Sometimes, however, a person experiences a faith crisis (sometimes referred to as a faith transition) and chooses a different path.  Studies show that 28% of Americans change their religious preference at least once in their lives, and the number continues to grow.  This is an issue that hits the hearts and homes of many in our community, and can unfortunately be a source of great pain, confusion, and potential conflict in families.  Here are some strategies to handle a faith transition of a loved one:  

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How to Make Your Fourth of July Vacation Stress Free

The Fourth of July holiday is quickly approaching, and that means cold drinks, cook-outs, and fireworks. For some, it also means road trips to visit family and friends. With 47% of Americans planning to take road trips this year, that’s a lot of hours on the road that can lead to bickering, stress, and ultimately trip-ending migraines.  Stress is the leading cause of headaches, and no one wants to experience either during a fun family road trip. In an effort to alleviate stress and help families travel this summer holiday season.  Excedrin has put together a few tips and tricks for road warriors:

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How Assertive are You? Women and Assertiveness Survey

Women and Assertiveness Survey

Please consider taking this brief survey on women and assertiveness! I’m particularly interested in female respondents but males are welcome to respond, too. Thanks in advance. Please feel free to share this link and encourage others to participate.

 

 

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Self-care During Painful Times: Feminist Mormon Housewives Podcast

Radical Compassion

I was invited by Tresa Edmunds, blogger at Feminist Mormon Housewives, to share thoughts about the importance of self-care during times of grief and loss. In this fMh podcast Tresa and I talked about how to process emotions, deepen spirituality, embrace complexity, and practice radical compassion, and prioritize self-care as tools to process difficult emotions surrounding the excommunication of Ordain Women’s Kate Kelly.

In this podcast I mention Riane Eisler’s Cultural Transformation Theory and the continuum of dominator and partnership models of social organizations. For more information on cultural transformation theory visit RianeEisler.com
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Ask Julie: “What Should I Say?”: Studio 5

Straightforward advice for your toughest relationship situations!

This week on KSL TV’s Studio 5 with Brooke Walker I tackle viewer’s tough relationship dilemmas in this new Q & A segment called “Ask Julie.”

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Normal or Not? Don’t Touch My Back!

Normal or not? with Julie Hanks LCSW

 

In this call I chat with “Boris” on the Todd and Erin Show on Rewind 100.7 who says he hates it whenever someone touches his back.

Do you think this is normal or not?” Listen to the call by clicking the arrow above.

 

Normal or Not? Raw Wood “Phobia”

Normal or not? with Julie Hanks LCSW

I recently debuted a fun and light-hearted weekly segment on the Todd and Erin Show on Rewind 100.7 called “Normal…or Not?”

I chat with “Natasha” about her intense disdain for raw wood. Is this response normal or not?” Listen to the call by clicking the arrow above.

 

5 Minute Relationship Fix: The Chore Wars

5 Minute Rleationship Fix

This is so cool! Every Friday I’ll be sharing a “5 Minute Relationship Fix” on the Todd & Erin Show. Get quick tips to create strong relationships in just five minutes!

This week: The Chore Wars. How to end the fighting and resentment over who does what at home.

Who’s in charge of the dishes? How about the laundry? Who tracks the kids’ activities? Listen and find out how to clarify the domains in your home.