Banff Couples Conference

March 4 - 6, 2016

BCC Newsletter #3 2015 Oct

Banff Couples Conference News
October 14th, 2014 – In This Issue:
Deals and Prizes by November 30th!
  • Early bird registration: $25 off the normal registration fee of $250 per couple if you register before 30th November 2014 for the conference in 2015.
  • Every time a new couple notes your name(s) on their registration as the referring couple you get a chance to win a new registration for yourselves. The more times you are mentioned, the more chances you have to win!
  • If you register by 30th November 2014 your names go in a draw for a FREE weekend at Chateau Lake Louise in a Deluxe Lake View Room!
  • Click here for info about the conference.
  • What if we’re not married? Does our relationship have to be in trouble to attend?  Click here for our FAQ.
  • Click here for more info about the 2015 facilitators.

October being the month of Thanksgiving, we’ve been thinking about gratitude and the huge impact it can have in your relationship.  
Consider this: happy couples have 5 positive interactions for every negative one, while unhappy couples have 0.8 positive interactions for each negative one.  (Source
Being thankful and showing gratitude to your partner can dramatically increase those positive interactions.  And it’s not just about saying thanks… See the articles below for quick tips to boost happiness and satisfaction with your partner.

Written by Amie M. Gordon Ph.D.,this quick read is based on extensive academic research that shows the true power of gratitude, and shows how gratitude can become a cycle of behaviour that improves happiness in relationships. Click to read.
IT’S THE LITTLE THINGS: Everyday Gratitude as a Booster Shot for Romantic Relationships

Our busy lives sometimes feel like they are spinning out of control, and we lose track of the little things we can do to add meaning to our lives and make our loved ones feel appreciated.

A new article in Personal Relationships magazine points the way to the methods of gratitude we can use to give a boost to our romantic relationships, and help us achieve and maintain satisfaction with our partners. More…
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD: Wisdom from our 2015 Facilitators

A special article by our 2015 facilitators – the husband-and-wife couples enrichment team of Louise Dorfman and David Rubinstein:

To Have and To Hold: Why Taking Care of Your Partner Will Take Care of You  

Remember those heady days when you knew you were really meant for each other? What dreams did your share about the life you would create?


Click here to jump right to registration to receive the early bird discount before November 30th!

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