Resources To Flourish

FamilyEQ.us was created to encourage families and empower caregivers. We offer assessment tools and educational resources designed to help improve your family’s relational health and overall well-being so everyone can flourish!

Relating Well

Is Your Family Like a Wood Stove or Central Heat

Have you ever thought about the communication style of your family? Several years ago a family that lived in a former home we rented called late at night with a complaint. “The furnace is broken. Please come down and fix it.”

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Relating Well

$ Paid members only False Guilt and Shame

What is the difference between real guilt and false guilt? Real guilt is our human response to when we have done something wrong, know it is wrong, and guilt is that feeling we experience because of the wrong-doing.

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Functioning Well Relating Well

$ Paid members only Relationship Insurance Part 3 of 3: Oh No! We're at Stage Four of Conflict. Now What?

Conflict with contemptuous communication (Stage 4) can trigger emotional flooding and reactivity. When one or both of the people become emotionally reactive (emotionally flooded), it is not possible to have a rational discussion.

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Relating Well Functioning Well

Supporting a Loved One Who is Grieving

Being with people who are grieving can be difficult because we really want to say and do the ‘right thing’ but are anxious about making a mistake. <strong>There are many ways to add to their pain and not many ways to relieve it.</strong>

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