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7 Words That Will Change Our Marriages

7 Words That Will Change Our Marriages

We spend billions each year on our appearance. Gym memberships, dieting programs that may or may not work, new clothes and more. Don’t get me wrong, we should care how we look. But, what do our marriages look like? More importantly, where does our marital health rank on the list of To-Do’s? Instead of our […]

Breaking These 13 Bad Habits Will Make You Happier

Breaking These 13 Bad Habits Will Make You Happier

It’s no secret that we’re obsessed with happiness. After all, the “pursuit of happiness” is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness is fleeting. How can we find it and keep it alive? Psychologists at the University of California have discovered some fascinating things about happiness that could change your life. Dr. Sonja […]

How Long Should You Wait Before Having the BF/GF Chat?

How Long Should You Wait Before Having the BF/GF Chat?

OK, so you’ve navigated the world of online dating, read hundreds of profiles, sent countless messages, been on a handful of dates. And then it happens, the most terrifying thing of all: you meet someone you actually really like, and that’s where the real difficulty begins. You can see it there on the horizon – […]

6 Signs You’re in Love With a Narcissist

6 Signs You’re in Love With a Narcissist

This article was written by Susan Heitler, Ph.D. and repurposed with permission from YourTango. Healthy folks mostly stay in a good mood. They can ride life’s bumps in good humor. They also have open ears. When you say something to them, they seem to hear it and take it seriously. They succeed in watching out […]

How to Put Others at Ease

How to Put Others at Ease

Have you ever watched people squirm when they’re in an uncomfortable or awkward situation? Would you like to help put them at ease? Being a gracious person requires knowing good manners and having the ability to put other people at ease. Although some people seem to have been born with this knack, it can be […]

12 Traits of an Abusive Relationship

12 Traits of an Abusive Relationship

“My boyfriend is jealous. He gets furious when I won’t dump my friends and spend all of my free time with him,” the weeping woman shared with me. “I was so thrilled to have a devoted boyfriend that I ignored the warning signs of abuse. I convinced myself that he loved me, and that things […]

3 Ways to Instantly Silence Your Inner Critic

3 Ways to Instantly Silence Your Inner Critic

Whether you’re going through a grueling breakup or you flubbed the last slide in your work presentation, our inner critic can be all too vocal. Sure, we know that we should go easy on ourselves, but what does that even mean? To get some tips on treating yourself super well, we talked with Kim Nicols, a […]

How To Be Your Husband’s Best Friend Without Losing Your Identity

How To Be Your Husband’s Best Friend Without Losing Your Identity

Soulmates. Lovers. Friends. Partners. Companions. Roommates. Co-parents, co-bill-payers, co-everything. It’s a lot to ask of a marriage. And on your wedding day, you probably only thought about the first two titles. They are the reason you married your husband. You wanted to spend all your time with him, and it didn’t matter what you were […]

12 Self-Awareness Exercises That Fuel Happiness and Success

12 Self-Awareness Exercises That Fuel Happiness and Success

An old African proverb says, “When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside can do you no harm.” Self-awareness is one of the most important skills for success. How you behave and respond to external situations is governed by internal mental processes. Self-awareness uncovers any destructive thought-patterns and unhealthy habits. This leads to better decision-making and behavioral responses. Here […]

10 Ways Teens Are Hiding Their Online Behavior from Parents

10 Ways Teens Are Hiding Their Online Behavior from Parents

Remember the slogan from those old public service announcements, “It’s 10 PM, do you know where your children are?” If that campaign ever gets reinvigorated, a more fitting slogan for the sign of the times should be, “It’s 10 PM, do you know what your children are doing online?” If a recent study of online […]