When you hear the term “power couple” what comes to mind? Do you envision pairs like Beyoncé and Jay-Z, Blake and Ryan Reynolds, or John Legend and Chrissy Teigen? While those are certainly some stellar examples, the truth is that anyone can be a power couple.

That’s right, including you and your partner. You don’t have to famous or rich, because wealth and fame have nothing to do with it. All you both need is the desire and the discipline to be the best you can be as individuals, so that you can be the best for each other.

If that sounds intimidating, don’t worry, because becoming a power couple is well within your reach. Here are some tips that can help you and your partner achieve power couple status:

Shared Vision

The foundation of your future together is built upon a unified vision. You and your partner must be on the same page when it comes to your joint mission in life. Naturally, the best way to go about this is to talk about. Sit down together, pour it all out, and get clarity on what’s most important to each of you. It’s okay if you happen to be on different wavelengths when it comes to the day-to-day, but create a list of united goals and things you both want to achieve. A united vision is the power behind every power couple.

Make Your Relationship a Priority

The only way to strengthen your bond and love for each other is to make your relationship a top priority. Life in these times can become hectic and filled with stress, and it’s easy to push your relationship to the back burner as you deal with responsibilities and deadlines. This is why it’s vital to prioritize your relationship and put every effort into making it the best it can be.

It’s the little things that matter most. Organizing regular date nights and time alone, for example, may seem like no big deal, but those are the very things that make the biggest difference. It takes time, commitment, and work to become a power couple, but the rewards are fulfillment and a love that’s strong enough to withstand the test of time.

Be Transparent With Each Other

This one scares a lot of people. Being vulnerable, sharing your dreams, fears, and insecurities, can frighten even the strongest individuals. However, if you’ll push past the fear and reveal your deepest thoughts and feelings with each other, your bond will become infinitely stronger. The only way you’ll reach the heights you’re aiming for is if you can both be who you really are. Authenticity isn’t just a nice buzzword, it’s a superpower.

A great way to go about revealing your true selves to one another is to schedule regular times to sit down together and spill all the beans. By revealing your deepest concerns or insecurities, you’ll both be better prepared to support and protect each other through dark times.

Choose Your Circle Wisely

You’ve no doubt heard this many times, especially regarding self-improvement, but it’s just as applicable to couples. Just as individuals can be held back and negatively influenced by hanging out with the wrong people, so can you and your partner be influenced in bad ways. Choose with care who you are around on a regular basis. The impact of the environment and social circles you frequent will play a huge role in the type of couple you become. We are all strongly influenced by the people who are closest to us, so when drawing your friend circle, only allow those who are aligned with your life mission to enter. The people you choose to regularly interact with is one of the mostly fundamental tools through which you will shape your lives.

These tips may seem simple, but don’t underestimate their power or importance. They are simple, but when implemented they will catapult you to power couple status. One of the most beautiful things about power couples is that each person is strong, capable, and successful on their own. It’s not unlike musical super groups that are formed by individuals who have already had incredible success in other ways, but when they come together their success is pretty much guaranteed.

The same can be true for you and your partner. By joining forces, your goals and dreams will fall like dominoes.

Need more advice and/or strategies on becoming a power couple? Contact Candice at candice@cbfteam.ca to set up your free strategy call.