This your ultimate Couples Guide to discovering lasting Connection and Happiness within your relationship. During this course you will learn the tools to help you feel SEEN, HEARD, and LOVED within your relationship.
This course is for you if:
You want to improve the passion and connection in your relationship.
You want to learn what makes a healthy and happy relationship.
You want to be SEEN, HEARD and LOVED in your relationship.
You want to experience Happiness with your partner.
This course is best done as a weekly activity with your partner. Plan a time each week to listen to a lecture together and then practice the new tools during the week.
You will learn:
How to Become a Healthy and Happy couple
The Benefits of being a Healthy and Happy couple
The Art of Effective Communication
How to put Forgiveness in Action in your Relationship
How to create and encourage moments of Connection
Sustain Consistent Happiness in your Relationship
You will receive:
Tools to assess and understand your Language of Love
Tools to discover your Needs within a relationship
Activities and Exercises to strengthen your Communication
Activities and Exercises to discover lasting Connection and Happiness
I invite you to start the journey to each other today. Why wait? This journey can begin today, right now. What are you waiting for?
Welcome to this course. I am excited for you to get started. The best way to do this course is in order, without skipping ahead. Make a decision to work through each lecture including the homework at the end of most lectures. I wish you and your partner the best.
1 + 1 = 3.
Come and learn how this "fuzzy math" equation is such an important concept for you and your partner.
This Lecture gives a visual of what the dance of couplehood can look like. Vincent and Flavia are British based professional dancers that understand the importance of "The Succesful Relationship" math equation.
Let's review and make sure that you understand this important principle.
The purpose of this quiz is to help you begin to look at the specifics within your relationship. Are the dynamics of your relationship contributing to happiness and connection or sadness and withdrawal from each other?
Oftentimes couples are hurting and they can't remember when it started or how it started. It is important to begin to understand the dynamics so that you are provided the opportunities for growth. We can't make better that which we are not aware.
Scoring the Relationship Tests
Relationship Happiness: Add up the number of items for which you answered "True." Multiply this number by 5.
If your score and your partner's score is above 80, congratulations! You are reasonably happy in your relationship.
And if your score is below 80. No worries. That was one of the driving forces behind choosing this course. If you take notes and put in to action the things that you learn in this course, you can find your way to discovering more connection and happiness in your relationship.
During this lecture you will learn the top 5 Characteristics that happy couples have in common. Additionally, you will learn how to apply these characteristics to your own couplehood.
Test your knowledge of the 5 Characteristics of a Happy Couple
There is so much fabulous research available that shows us that happy and connected couples experience greater levels of health and longevity. In this lecture you will learn about many of the benefits of being in a connected and healthy relationship.
Test your retention of the Lecture: Benefits of a Happy & Healthy Couple
The Seesaw principle is a perfect visual for what happens in our relationships. The more one person does, the less the other person might do. In this lecture you will find out ways to allow opportunities for each person to grow and develop skills and strengths.
The goal of this exercise isn't to rush through to find out how many answers you "think" you know. The goal is to sit down with your partner and actually answer what you know with them. Take a moment to find out if the things you know about your partner are current. Clarify and Update your Love Maps with your Partner.
During this Lecture you will be taking a quiz to assess the State of your current Relationship.
Learn about the different love languages that individuals speak with their words, behavior and actions. You will be given the opportunity to discover what your particular love language is and the love language of your partner.
The 5 love languages are discussed in detail. You will also be given the instructions for taking your own love language assessment.
The Art of Communication is one of the most important ingredients for a Happy Connected Relationship. You will learn the skills necessary to have effective communication with your partner.
This Quiz will test your retention of the information shared in the Lecture: The Art of Communication.
During this lecture you will learn about the necessity of Forgiveness within your self and your relationship. Additionally, you will learn the ways in which you might find a place of forgiveness within your relationship.
The definition of forgiveness will be discussed. It is important to learn how our "grievance" stories are formed and how these might be rewritten to include us as a hero rather than a victim of our story.
Research supports the numerous health benefits that are available to those that practice forgiveness. On the flip side, research also supports the facts that a lack of forgiveness contributes to serious health issues such as damage to our nervous systems, cardiovascular and immune system damage.
The steps to take towards Forgiveness are discussed. Forgiveness is a skill that can be learned.
This quiz tests your knowledge on the Lecture: Forgiveness.
Learn the importance of Creating Moments for connection and Happiness. Learn ideas that you can do within your couplehood to grow together and practice the skills you have learned in this course.
Thank you again for taking this course. I would greatly appreciate your feedback on how this course worked for you and your partner. Please take a moment and leave your comments at the end.
It is my intention to add additional lectures to this course that might be helpful for couples working towards the goal of connection and happiness.
I also invite you to suggest any future topics that I might put together in a course that would be helpful for you.
Jennifer Sanford is a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist and a respected business coach. She specializes in finding one's happiness and peace whether it be within the life of the individual, within a relationship or within a family.
Jennifer’s nature is one of compassion. She is skillful and empathic when working with individuals. Jennifer believes that individuals and couples already have the answers, but not always the permission or road maps, to change or to discover new ways of being. Her deep passion stems from her belief that within all people rests the innate ability to heal.
Her therapeutic views have been influenced by teachings of Western therapists and have been inspired by the contemplative, mindfulness-based approaches of the East.
Additionally, she is a public speaker and the Founder and CEO of Life Path which is a holistic health business offering Relationship Programs and Individual Growth and Discovery Programs.
Jennifer has been coaching people for almost fifteen years in both their business and personal lives. Her experience and training allows her the insight necessary to help teach and facilitate real change within individuals and couples' lives.
She is an expert when it comes to helping couples form a deeper connection and discover an abundance of happiness within their relationship.
Her leadership and educational courses have taught many couple's the tools and ingredients necessary to live in healthy and happy relationships.
She invites everyone to start the journey today: Be SEEN, Be HEARD and Be LOVED.