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Feb
2019

How to Destroy a Relationship - With Four Simple Behaviors

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, February 27, 2019
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As a motivational speaker I focus a lot on how to create healthy, strong, mutually satisfying relationships. And one of my most favorite sources of information is the work of Dr. John Gottman. Since the 1980's, John Gottman, a psychologist at the University of Washington has brought together over 3,000 couples to study their interactions and, based on how they communicate with each other, determine whether or not they will still be married fifteen years later. His accuracy rate, if he watches them interact for one hour, is a whopping 95%! 

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Feb
2019

Beware of the Idiot Drivers

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, February 20, 2019
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You know what I don't like? Bad drivers. Those crazy people who create a swath of mayhem and frustration everywhere they go.  And wouldn't you know, I was the victim of one this morning on my way to Church. (And I know, I know. Motivational speakers are NO ONE'S victims.) 

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Feb
2019

Find the Funny - and I'm Not Kidding

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, February 06, 2019
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I said to my husband, as he was preparing to leave for the grocery store, "While you're there would you please get a half gallon of Edy's vanilla bean ice cream - no sugar added, half the fat." 

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Feb
2019

How to Become a Wildly Successful Motivational Speaker

By Linda Larsen - Friday, February 01, 2019
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I frequently have people say to me, "I think I'd make a good motivational speaker. How do I go about it?" And since I get this question a LOT, I decided to my share my advice in a blogpost so that I can direct people here when they are looking for answers. And while this isn't everything you need to know, it's a great start. 

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