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5 Tips To Help You Deal With Toxic People

Sometimes it's easy to feel like toxic people are everywhere. When I say "toxic" I'm referring to those people who always seem enmeshed in drama and...

Padhia Avocado
May 14 2014

5 Things Everyone Should Know About Introverts

I'm an introvert to the core, and there's a good chance that either you or someone you know is, as well. As a child I was called shy, a common...

Rebecca Mckown
May 8 2014

Why Keeping Score In Relationships Doesn't Work

It's a common relationship trap: to tally up all the ways that you give and your partner doesn't.

Sheryl Paul, M.A.
April 28 2014

A Common Way A Wonderful Relationship Can Fall Apart

Astrid, divorced and in her late 40s, was having her first Skype session with me. She was obviously very anxious as she told me the story of her...

Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
April 25 2014

10 Questions Everyone Needs To Ask To Have A Great Relationship

Most of us have heard about the basic checklist for romantic compatibility and connection; factors such as religion, sex, family and money. These...

Allison Cohen, LMFT
April 18 2014

5 Warning Signs Your Friendships Are Unhealthy

The people with whom you surround yourself have a strong influence on the life that you live. They impact the TV programs you watch, the places where...

Tony J. Robinson
April 13 2014

20 Fun Date Ideas

Dinner and a date? Puh-lease. You are so much more fun and interesting than that! Creative dates help you bond with your partner, problem-solve, and...

7 Things Men Really Really Want In A Relationship

Knowing these things may help you have a more successful relationship.

John Kim, LMFT
April 3 2014

5 Most Important Things I Learned About Sex From Teaching Human Sexuality

I thought I knew a lot about sex. But, as it happens, teaching a class on it really broadened my perspective.

Kelly Neff, M.A., PhD
March 27 2014

What I Wish I'd Known Before I Became A Therapist

I've been a therapist for eight years and recently a supervisor. In that time, I've gained wisdom, experience, and confidence in helping people. ...

John Kim, LMFT
March 21 2014

How To Boost Your Mood In 20 Seconds Or Less

Sometimes the simplest way to drop the "baditude" and bring on the happiness can come through an everyday action. Certain actions activate oxytocin,...

Gabrielle Bernstein
March 18 2014

How To Stop Being So Reactive All The Time

How we interpret things plays a vital role in where our time, energy, and attention goes. While it can be very clear to know what our intentions are,...

Jenn Kashiwa
March 3 2014

3 Bad Habits That Can Derail Any Relationship

As a marriage therapist, one of the questions I get asked most by family and friends is What should I do so we don’t end up in couples therapy? As a...

Esther Boykin, LMFT
February 10 2014

6 Spiritual Lessons I Learned From Being A Divorce Attorney

The process left good families in shambles and it didn’t resonate with my soul.

Tejal Patel
February 6 2014

3 Simple Acts That Will Help You Cultivate Love & Intimacy

Falling in love is easy. Or, I should say falling into infatuation, which is what people mean when they say falling in love is easy. A certain gaze,...

Sheryl Paul, M.A.
February 5 2014

5 Words You Should(!) Remove From Your Vocabulary

Words carry power, and I've found called myself names I thought I didn't mean, only to find out later that I did mean them. Because behind every word...

Hali Tsotetsi
February 5 2014

How To Have Difficult Conversations With Your Partner

One of the most heart-breaking, soul-crushing, deeply deeply annoying things that happens in a relationship is feeling like your partner isn’t...

Danielle Dowling, Psy.D.
February 3 2014