Author Archives: Lateefah Wielenga, Ph.D.


7 Strategies to Stay Sane This Holiday Season

I wanted to eat the gingerbread men. But I read the article.  It’s necessary.  Christmas is SUNDAY!


Tiny Buddha

By Brigid Elsken Galloway
Gingerbread men

“Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be.” ~Sonia Ricotti

It’s that time of year again. The fresh scent of an evergreen fills the house. Strains of “Silent Night” and “Jingle Bells” permeate the airwaves.

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Will You Take The Challenge?   (No Complaints For One Week.)



To happily splash through the Christmas holiday without a care in the world, takes some serious planning.   It makes sense to have a strategy to implement during this heightened emotional time of year.  If you want to be prepared for the family gatherings, monitoring your unproductive habits of complaining is a great place to start.  Begin now – if you’re one who complains.

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Gratitude … It’s A Compounding Energy




Will you be in town or are you traveling for Thanksgiving?  I’m not sure if you’ll even have time to read this post.  Yet I’m writing it anyway  because I want to remind you that you have so much to be grateful for.  No matter your current circumstance.  I’m sure it can be easy to remember your painful past, but is that really what you want to focus on? 

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Not Looking Forward To Thanksgiving? Follow These 4 Suggestions.




Thanksgiving is only nine days away!  Are you ready?  This is the time of year when we gather with family and friends to observe our most cherished traditions: sharing meals, honoring family, loved ones, and friendships; watching sports and remarking on how fast time flies.

It’s supposed to be a joyful season, but for many,  it’s a dreaded and challenging time of year. 

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What’s On Rewind In Your Mind?






If you’re streaming the same negative story on a daily basis, it’s got to be making you crazy.  So push the stop button and do something about it!

When we decide to get rid of the things that no longer serve us and make room for all that will, we’re taking our power back.  So let’s begin with clearing our lives of these things; Old habits, procrastination, debilitating beliefs, unkind friends, and paralyzing fears.  

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A New Attitude!



It was Friday night on October 21 and I was in my little house listening to Seth Godin talk with  Marie Forleo.  Her show is amazing because she’s so cool and she always has the people I love on her show – Marie TV.


Seth suggested we should blog every day and give content to others.  I agree with him – hence, my desire to start a new blog site. 

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The Kiss Test





Remember the Kiss Test?  If not let me refresh your memory.  A relationship coach who helps men learn how to date women came up with this.  He says that when a man wants to kiss a woman for the first time but is not certain if she’s into him like – that this is what he should do:


Touch the tip of her hair easily – ever so slightly as if the action is natural. 

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Vulnerability: Your Superpower!



“Being vulnerable is the only way to allow your heart to feel true pleasure.”  Bob Marley

I believe you know the quality of your relationship has a major impact the quality of your life.  That sometimes, the state of your romantic partnership could be much richer and, more satisfying if you’d only give up the façade and let your true light shine!

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How I can Help …

Want a GREAT relationship?

confused couple








Want a Great relationship?

Learn the FOUR step formula that will get you on your way!

Open the link below, and enjoy the rest of your day.

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Tquestions.imageshink about your life or your relationship. What’s the biggest problem you’re facing right now that I can help you with?  What’s causing you the most pain?

 Leave a comment and let me know.

Helping people is what we do.


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