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Are You Too Empathetic In Your Relationship? 4 Ways To Tell

Meryl Streep once said, “The great gift of humans is that we have the power of empathy.” Empathy, or the ability to recognize someone else’s emotions...

Patricia Thompson, PhD
July 21 2015

5 Easy Steps For Having A Hard Conversation

All of us are faced with conversations that we would rather not have. The recent misunderstanding with our boss, being let down by a friend, the pesky...

Diane Musho Hamilton
July 7 2015

Why You Always Have The Same Old Fight: A Couples Therapist Explains

Do you notice that you and your partner always end up having "the same old argument"? It's as if it doesn’t matter at all where the conversation or...

15 Amazingly Simple Ways To Improve Your Relationship Today

In the beginning of your relationship, you smiled from the minute you woke up to the moment you laid your head on your pillow to go to sleep. The...

10 Tips To Raise A Resilient Child

A few months ago, my three year-old son Noah, his dad and I spent a long time in the emergency room. Somewhere around noon, day care had called me to...

Leony Vandebelt
June 26 2015

The One Thing All Healthy Couples Do

I'm always shocked when couples proudly announce that they don’t fight. My mind instantly wanders to the fact that, in the place of fighting, these...

Gia Ravazzotti
June 25 2015

5 Signs You're An Emotionally Intelligent Person

Emotional intelligence (also known as "EQ") is the Queen of all intelligence, reflecting the strength of our connection to other people, in public or...

5 Tools To Practice Mindfulness At Work

Over the last several years of study with my teachers, I’ve learned a lot about the power of our thoughts. Specifically this: even when we think our...

Jason Garner
June 23 2015

The Top 5 Communication Rules For A Great Relationship

Communication is a challenge for anyone, even at the best of times. But why is communication so difficult, especially in relationships?

Monika Zands
June 18 2015

8 Ways To Ignite The Power Of The New Moon In Gemini

Calling all soul twins! Today (June 16) marks the annual new moon in Gemini, the sign of friendship, cooperation, transportation, communication and...

The AstroTwins
June 16 2015

3 Relationship Tips From People Who Have Been Married 50 Years

Looking for ways to reduce conflict in your relationship? I'd say most of us are, especially since it can often seem like the fights we have with our...

Karl Pillemer
June 12 2015

How To Breathe Life Back Into A Long-Term Relationship

Penny, a mother of two young children, felt bored in her relationship with her partner Tom. They were busy with the demands of parenthood and work....

Sarah Napthali
June 11 2015

How To Communicate More Mindfully: An 8-Step Plan

In our extensive work with couples, my husband David and I have found that a common issue for couples is feeling like they are not heard by their...

Tracy Wikander
June 6 2015

How To Kick Your People-Pleasing Habit For Good

Do you ever find yourself complying to those around you just because it's easier than standing up for what you want or need? It could be as simple as...

Kaitlin Robinson
June 5 2015

The 5 Characteristics Of Couples That Last

As a coach and soon-to-be therapist, I spend a great deal of time and energy studying relationships: what helps them to succeed, what leads to their...

Amita Patel, LMSW
May 31 2015

Why We Should All Give Each Other More Compliments

I have a friend who naturally compliments every person she talks to. Literally every person. Every time she sees me, whether I’m sweaty from a yoga...

Kaia Roman
May 27 2015

How To Talk To Your Partner About Money

When we fall in love, it’s tempting to believe automatically in the cultural assumption that "love conquers all." If two people truly love each other,...

Maureen Gilbert
May 8 2015

Why You Should Stop Texting

"I was talking to my friend about that last week," a 20-something client explained to me in a recent session, following up on a previous discussion we...

Sheryl Paul, M.A.
May 7 2015