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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 (Free!) Ways To Gain Wisdom Every Day

After my marriage ended, I had to make big choices every day: anger versus compassion, forgiveness versus resentment, more television to distract the...

Emma Dixon, PhD
July 6 2015

Why We Suck At Dealing With Our Feelings + How To Fix That

After a breakup, a job loss, or any form or trauma, it can be difficult to get back to our daily routine. There are moments of clarity, moments of...

Amita Patel, LMSW
June 21 2015

Why We Should All Give Each Other More Compliments

Generating more positive energy through this very simple act can be a powerful way to make a difference in the world.

Kaia Roman
May 27 2015

How I Learned To Accept My Type-A Self

As I began to navigate my adult life, there was an underlying feeling of unease when I would acknowledge my constant stream of self-judgment.

Jennifer Dopierala
April 20 2015

How To Work With Painful Feelings Anytime, Anywhere

Emotional pain is a part of being human, and no one gets a free pass. We all suffer with feelings of sadness, guilt, anger and shame. Often, though,...

Christina O'Flaherty
March 31 2015

3 Simple Ways To Show Compassion For Your Ex + Why It's Important

My marriage ended for the right reasons. I knew it had to happen, and yet I still went through a raft of unbearably intense emotions -- from anger,...

Amanda Laden
March 4 2015

10 Signs You're The Best Version Of Yourself

Sure, we're all a work in progress, but that doesn't mean the person you are today isn't good enough. People who are happy and successful get there by...

February 24 2015

12 Game-Changing Tips To Fight Less + Love More In Your Relationship

Everybody knows that sharing your life with another person is not easy. After the magical, passionate beginning stage fades, we are left with only...

Kelsey Frizzell
February 16 2015

A Celebratory Ritual To Get In Touch With The Essence Of Love

Love is an experience that we all seek. Love gives us a feeling of warmth, connection, acceptance and appreciation. It makes us feel like we're...

Shelly Bullard, MFT
February 12 2015

The One Thing You Need To Build A Strong Relationship With Your Kids

As parents, we want the best for our kids. And we constantly want to show them that we care. Yet from our kids' perspectives, our constant care can...

Tara Sareen
February 10 2015

Science Says You Should Be Nicer To Yourself (Infographic)

By now, most of us know that taking good care of ourselves involves eating whole, unprocessed foods, maintaining an awesome exercise routine, staying...

February 9 2015

5 Unexpected Health Benefits Of Love & Friendship

Most of us are aware of the fact that if we love someone and are loved in return, our overall mental health is enhanced. Happiness is healthy, plain...

Linda Carroll, M.S., LMFT
February 3 2015

How To Teach Your Kids To Be Compassionate

We all seem to be getting more self-obsessed by the day. Turn on your TV or open a web browser, and narcissism hits you smack in the face — everything...

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

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. We can re-access...

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

8 Tips To Help Your Child Cope With Tough Emotions

As parents, it can be very hard to witness our children during particularly emotional experiences. Seeing our children feel intense emotions like...

Leony Vandebelt
December 15 2014