browse around

Helping High Achievers
Design a Life They Love

the Journal

This year, life has been absolutely crazy and has caused many of us to struggle.

44: Ending 2020 with Intention

It’s 2020. Just that statement is enough to explain that we are coming off of some of the hardest months of our life – and I am guessing that many of you are, too. Sometimes when life feels hard and heavy, it’s fun to do something lighthearted and easy.  In this episode with my husband […]

43: We’re Back! An Off the Cuff Life Update (From Our Car!)

“Vulnerability” is a buzz word that you hear fairly commonly these days. So, why is it so important in building a business or nurturing a relationship? It can add a level of depth and connection that is difficult to reach without being vulnerable. For example, when I did my first BETA group for my marriage […]

The Six Rules of Conflict That Your Marriage Therapist Wishes You Knew

42: Vulnerability: Why It’s Important in Business and Relationships

Perfectionism can be a complete relationship killer. And unfortunately, it is also very common. I counsel many couples in my practice that deal with a pattern of perfectionism in their relationship and as much as I hate to admit, I’ve also dealt with it in my own marriage.  So, how do we safeguard our most […]

Perfectionism in marriage

41: Tips to Safeguard Your Marriage From Perfectionism

Are you an entrepreneur who’s considering bringing your spouse on board to work with you in your business? This situation can be tricky to navigate in ANY marriage, and it’s best to carefully consider if it is right for you.  In this episode, we are joined by Ashley Shaw, who has learned from experience what […]

34: Entrepreneurship and Marriage: What It’s Really Like to Run a Business with Your Spouse with Ashley Shaw

Do you feel like there is a Grand Canyon between you and your spouse? Do you always fall into the tendency of seeking connection and feeling rejected? If so, you might be in a Pursuer-Distancer pattern, and you don’t even know it! In this episode, hear Jon and I uncover how we fall into the […]

Pursuer, Distancer, Break Free

33: Pursuer and Distancer: Understanding the Patterns to Break Free

How do abandonment issues in childhood affect your marriage? Do you tend to hold back from giving your marriage everything you’ve got? Maybe one of you is guilty of throwing out the “d” word one too many times. In this episode, I am joined by Stephanie Fryar who is a student of the SPARK Re-Ignite […]

Marriage Breakthrough

32: SPARK Course Success: How Stephanie Achieved Her Breakthrough After 26 Years of Marriage

How do you overcome communication challenges in your marriage? What do you do when you feel that your marriage isn’t going to last? How do you learn to communicate again when you’ve only had years of either silence or arguments? How much does your upbringing affect how you interact with your spouse? In this episode, […]

high achieving couples

31: Marriage Transformation: Overcoming Communication Challenges with Laura Hall

I’m a small-town Oklahoma girl living the big city life in Houston, Texas with even BIGGER dreams. I was an elementary school teacher turned marriage and family therapist with a passion for helping families live their best lives.

About Amy

the categories

Jesus' Daughter, Wife, Mom, CEO, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, High-Performance Business Coach, Podcast Host, & Professional Taco-Eater

Know where you're at in the 10 Thrive Life Domains and find out if you're simply surviving, persevering, transforming, or thriving.

Take the Thrive Life Inventory today!

Take the first step to design a life you love.


Awaken Me

Sign up for the waitlist and be the first to know when Awaken Me launches.

thank you!