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5 Lessons Conflict Can Teach Us

On May 13, 2022, Posted by , In Anger,Conflict,Happy Marriage, By , With Comments Off on 5 Lessons Conflict Can Teach Us

We all want emotional and mental peace, especially in our most important relationships. No healthy person enjoys or thrives on conflict. If they do, avoid them. And although we know we can’t escape conflict because it’s a part of life, we tend to avoid it because it makes us feel…

Change Your Gratitude Attitude Change Your Life

On April 8, 2022, Posted by , In Gratitude,Happy Marriage,Personal Development, With Comments Off on Change Your Gratitude Attitude Change Your Life

How grateful are you for your marriage or your relationship with your significant other? Maybe you feel there’s not much for which to be thankful, and perhaps you imagined a much different kind of relationship when you got together years ago. Even if that’s the case, don’t miss out on…

Six Steps To Start Living Life To The Fullest!

On April 1, 2022, Posted by , In Emotional Health,Happy Marriage,Personal Development, With Comments Off on Six Steps To Start Living Life To The Fullest!

They say we’re motivated by two things: love or fear. (Some say it’s “pain” or “pleasure.”) But one thing is for sure, if you’re in an unhappy or unfulfilling relationship or marriage, you probably experience pain and fear on most days. Love opens and warms our hearts; it makes us…

The Impact Of Optimism On Mental Well-being And Your Relationship

On March 25, 2022, Posted by , In Attitude,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on The Impact Of Optimism On Mental Well-being And Your Relationship

We have two basic choices regarding our attitude: One, we can focus on what can go wrong and things not working out, or two, on what can go right.  We choose to see the world in either a positive or negative way every day.  We choose to see the relationship…

What If You’re Stuck In Negativity?

On March 18, 2022, Posted by , In Emotional Health,Happy Marriage,Personal Development, With Comments Off on What If You’re Stuck In Negativity?

It isn’t always easy to be positive and grateful, especially when experiencing loss or feeling worried or depressed. Just so it’s been said if you’re going through something terrible right now, and you’re in a real dark place, please get the support you need by finding a therapist or a…

How Hugs & Laughter Reduce Stress And Make A Relationship Happier!

On March 11, 2022, Posted by , In Emotional Intimacy,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on How Hugs & Laughter Reduce Stress And Make A Relationship Happier!

When was the last time you and your significant other held each other tenderly in a loving embrace? When was the last time you laughed together, or, perhaps a better question, how much do you laugh? Hugging and laughing are simple ways to nurture emotional intimacy. If you’re not hugging…

Change Your Attitude Change Your Relationship

On March 4, 2022, Posted by , In Emotional Intelligence,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Change Your Attitude Change Your Relationship

Do you enjoy being around negative, pessimistic people? Didn’t think so. Me either. Hardly anyone does, unless they’re pessimistic, too; you know, birds of a feather… But nurturing an optimistic outlook isn’t easy when you’re in the middle of an unhappy relationship. It’s hard to stay positive when facing ongoing…

5 Ways To Appreciate Yourself More

On February 18, 2022, Posted by , In Emotional Health,Happy Marriage,Self-acceptance, With Comments Off on 5 Ways To Appreciate Yourself More

It’s easy to be hard on yourself, especially if you grew up in an environment where criticism was abundant and praise scarce, with caregivers more focused on your faults and failures than your talents and successes, which said more about them than you, by the way. (And there was more…

Why Are People Less Compassionate?

On February 4, 2022, Posted by , In Happy Marriage,Personal Development, With Comments Off on Why Are People Less Compassionate?

Life is busy and only getting busier. Everywhere you go, you hear about being more, doing more, having more, or buying more. Everyone in the family is going to work, going to school, going to social events. Going. Going. Going! “Busy” is the new normal. And unless you’re careful, your…

How To Have A More Compassionate, Empathetic Relationship

On January 28, 2022, Posted by , In Emotional Intelligence,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on How To Have A More Compassionate, Empathetic Relationship

Over time, a romantic relationship that lacks compassion and empathy becomes a frigid environment as frost slowly encrusts the heart, replacing kindness and warmth with disinterest and cold indifference. For a romantic relationship to flourish and endure, compassion and empathy must be actively present. To withhold empathy and compassion is…