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3 Signs Of Emotionally Strong Mothers

Despite the many stylistic differences among mothers, there are three striking characteristics that emotionally strong mothers seem to have in common.

Tara Sareen
February 3 2015

How To Teach Your Kids To Be Compassionate

If we lose our focus on compassion, how can we pass that important value on to our children? How do we steer our children to be less selfish and more...

Caroline Fardig
January 29 2015

Want To Fall In Love? Do These 3 Things

Connection. It's something we as humans crave. And for good reason: research tells us that people who have high-quality, long-term relationships enjoy...

Patricia Thompson, PhD
January 22 2015

The Dos & Don'ts Of Surviving Mercury Retrograde

In astrology, Mercury rules communication, travel, and technology — so all of these areas go haywire for about three weeks.

The AstroTwins
January 21 2015

Sick Of Flaking Out? How To Start Keeping Your Word

Put simply, flakiness is not an OK habit to make for yourself — and it's not consequence-free, neither for yourself nor for others.

Suzanne Gelb, PhD, J.D.
January 20 2015

3 Essential Things To Keep In Mind For The Best Relationship Of Your Life

Believe it or not, we can deliberately choose to cultivate skills that will help us realize the full potential of our relationships.

Linda Carroll, M.S., LMFT
January 19 2015

Why It's Important To Set Healthy Boundaries With Your Kids

Today, many households have "mini-democracies" where a child's voice or opinion is equal to those of his/her parents. In some families, the child's...

Krissy Pozatek, MSW
January 18 2015

How To Talk To Your Kids About Sex

In my work, I help people recover from childhood sexual abuse or adult trauma. I also help couples expand their sexual repertoire and boundaries in...

Emma Dixon, PhD
January 16 2015

9 Mantras For A Lasting Marriage

My wife and I have gone to the edge and back in this marriage, and I have learned some valuable lessons along the way about how to make a marriage...

Kimanzi Constable
January 8 2015

The Major Difference Between Happy & Unhappy Couples

From the very beginning, we need to nourish the relationship and keep the "love account" out of the red so that it can withstand some of the trouble...

Linda Carroll, M.S., LMFT
January 7 2015

A Step-By-Step Guide To Apologizing With Integrity

How do you apologize with strength, with integrity, while also showing vulnerability and compassion?

Patricia Thompson, PhD
December 27 2014

Why A Soul Mate Isn't Meant To Be Perfect

Our idea of "perfect" — what we think we want in our minds or in our hearts — is not necessarily what might fuel our emotional or psychological...

Emma Dixon, PhD
December 23 2014

10 Times When Jealousy Is Actually Healthy In A Relationship

When jealousy in a romantic relationship hits, it wells up inside of us, a unique mix of sadness, competition, anger. It feels like an immune reaction...

Charlotte Lieberman
December 19 2014