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Discover What Motivates You And Your Partner

Discover What Motivates You And Your Partner

It’s no secret that a healthy, lasting relationship takes work. Real communication comes from understanding what your partner needs. Not merely wants or desires, but the fundamental needs that form their choices, values and unique personalities. So…what does your partner need? Discover Tony’s 6 Human Needs… There are six fundamental needs that all humans share […]

Watch Your Tone

Watch Your Tone

In his book, “The Relationship Cure,” Dr. Gottman reveals that when it comes to assessing the meaning of what their partners are saying, only 7% of that meaning comes from the spoken word, while 38% comes from tone of voice and speech patterns. Words that may seem neutral can become incendiary if spoken with a […]

How To Strengthen Your Relationships

How To Strengthen Your Relationships

Love is truly all you need. Why? Because the quality of your life is determined by the quality of your relationships. Despite the fact that human connection is the thing we all crave most in life, few people devote the time and energy they should to their romantic relationship. We often take our significant other for […]

The Counselling Session With Madam K : He Wants Me To Resign For Him (2)

The Counselling Session With Madam K : He Wants Me To Resign For Him (2)

Welcome to the counselling room with Madam K. As usual, we will read stories from survivors, people who have been through the odds and have stood against the odds. I am sharing these stories to awaken us, to make us know that people are going through a lot of inhumane treatment.  Continued from the last […]

Communication Is Different From Punishment

Communication Is Different From Punishment

When we get upset in a relationship, it really comes from a place of fear – fear that someone or something isn’t going according to plan. So we react by trying to regain control of the situation. And one of the most common – and also most damaging – ways that we do that is […]

The Power Of Praise

The Power Of Praise

The power of praise is often overlooked. It’s something we know we should do when working with children, and it’s talked about frequently, however, making a conscious effort to praise more than correct is not usually our first response in teaching our children. Smarter Parenting suggests that praise should be given 4 times more than […]

Things Parents Do That Undermine Relationship

Things Parents Do That Undermine Relationship

Parents can unknowingly undermine relationships when interacting with their children on a day-to-day basis. Over time the break down of the relationship will affect your child’s response to you, their behaviors, and their adherence to rules. You need to establish boundaries in relationship with your children, but it must be done in a healthy way […]

Rules of a Healthy Work-Life Balance

Rules of a Healthy Work-Life Balance

I have completely failed at retirement. My wife tells me that all of the time. I spent so many years building a life worth living that sometimes it’s hard to sit back and enjoy that life. What’s helped me the most is finding hobbies I enjoy, such as reading and gardening. Over the years, my […]

Small Changes That Will Improve Your Marriage

Small Changes That Will Improve Your Marriage

There is no such thing as the “perfect” marriage. I don’t think anyone is going to disagree with me on that. I venture to guess that very few married couples would describe their partnership as perfect. And, in my opinion, that’s actually a good thing. Perfect marriages are a fallacy. They are dreamed up in […]

‘Phubbing’ Is Hurting Your Relationships. Here’s What It Is

‘Phubbing’ Is Hurting Your Relationships. Here’s What It Is

Whether you know it or not, you’ve been phubbed. “Phubbing” — snubbing someone you’re talking to to look at a cell phone — may not be part of your everyday vocabulary, but it’s almost certainly part of your everyday life. Just think about how often a conversation stalls because your friends (or you) have pulled […]

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