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What Is The State Of Your Union?

What Is The State Of Your Union?

How often do you hear someone say they feel taken for granted by their partner? Have you ever felt that way yourself? Why do we treat our partners differently as time goes on? And what is that doing to the quality of our relationships? In the beginning of a relationship, we tend to focus on […]

Ways To Be A Better Husband

Ways To Be A Better Husband

They say love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage, but there’s room for more love in every relationship. If you’re looking to make your wife swoon again, there are a few effortless ways to make her love you more every day .1. Make Every Day A First Date. Chivalry may be all but dead, […]

Midlife Love: Navigating the Landmines

Midlife Love: Navigating the Landmines

I don’t know about you, but I love seeing old people in love. The way they hold hands toddling down the street. The way they go about their daily tasks having made peace with the past. I think it’s a miracle when love lasts this long and ages this gracefully. Relationships encounter lots of challenges […]

8 Inaccurate Thoughts That Make You Unhappy

8 Inaccurate Thoughts That Make You Unhappy

  “What disturbs men’s minds is not events but their judgments on events.” Epictetus Stoics and psychologists agree. Most of your negative feelings are caused by irrational or inaccurate thoughts. You do not need positive thinking to feel good. You just need a more accurate one. I compiled a list of the most common inaccurate […]

Who Is In Charge Of Your Emotions?

Who Is In Charge Of Your Emotions?

Everyone wants to enhance their quality of life. Everyone wants to be more fulfilled. But almost all of us get stuck at times in our limiting beliefs and emotional patterns. We make habits out of feeling frustrated, worried, sad or overwhelmed. But it is these disempowering habits that prevent us from doing what we are […]

How To Let Go Of The Past

How To Let Go Of The Past

Why do we hold on to the past? Why is it so difficult to let go of the experiences that have caused us pain and suffering? For many of us, we get stuck in the past because of our need for certainty. Certainty is fundamentally about survival. We all need to feel certain that we […]

Chivalry Isn’t What You Think It Is! A Woman Explains.

Chivalry Isn’t What You Think It Is! A Woman Explains.

Look, I don’t have time for this. I have an ongoing daily series on Sufism (shameless plug alert: Check it out here) and the only reason why I am talking about this today (apart from the fact that it is an off-day for my series) is that it has gone long enough. Don’t get me […]

Take Control Of Who You Are In Your Relationship

Take Control Of Who You Are In Your Relationship

  I often speak to people who are in distress over the way their romantic partner treats them. They believe that they want to be close, but that their partner is preventing it by being “condescending”, “critical,” “irresponsible,” “distant,” or “rejecting.” This makes them feel terrible or forces them to take control, demand attention, or stand up for themselves. […]

Ways To Create Your Own Happiness

Ways To Create Your Own Happiness

Let’s face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found that just 13% of us consider ourselves to be “happily engaged at work.” Those who do rate themselves as happy are 36% more motivated, six times more […]

Do Not Do These Before Bed

Do Not Do These Before Bed

The smartest couples use the time just before bed to reconnect. They let the stresses of the day fall to the wayside and make the most of their time together. But that’s not realistic all the time; it’s all too easy to let unhealthy pre-bed habits get in the way. Below, marriage therapists share 10 […]

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