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How To Stand By Your Spouse Financially In This COVID-19 Period

How To Stand By Your Spouse Financially In This COVID-19 Period

  Binta was raised to believe that her money is hers alone except she is willing to share, her hubby is for the household (my money is mine, your money is ours syndrome). Mr Alfred, father of one was moulded with the belief that the wife, Binta though a ‘helpmeet’ could share bills but he […]

Having More Female Friends May Help You Succeed In The Workplace

Having More Female Friends May Help You Succeed In The Workplace

While a good night’s sleep and practising mindfulness may help you power through a workday, science says that when it comes to shattering glass ceilings, your best female friendships could be the real game-changer. In fact, more than 75 per cent of women who held high-ranking jobs in the office also had female-dominated social circles, or two to three […]

This Is How To Speak To Your Spouse To Strengthen Your Marriage

This Is How To Speak To Your Spouse To Strengthen Your Marriage

Joe, a married father of two, came to me for therapy because he was feeling stressed, and pressure at work was a big factor. He was the sole breadwinner in his family and acknowledged that he tended to be irritable when he got home, even though he admired his wife Carole’s warm and loving nature. […]

9 Ways Gratitude Can Make You Happier, Fitter, and Richer

9 Ways Gratitude Can Make You Happier, Fitter, and Richer

Your parents taught you to mind your manners. You write thank you notes and tip your barista. But there’s more to being grateful than going through the motions. According to numerous studies, true gratitude is a powerful force that can improve your relationships, increase happiness and even boost immunity. Deep down, most of us know this to be true. […]

5 Questions You Must Agree On For Your Relationship To Last

5 Questions You Must Agree On For Your Relationship To Last

1. Monogamy. If both partners do not want the same thing, it is not a good match. In order for a monogamous or an open relationship to work, both people need to be in agreement and have the same desire in terms of their level of commitment. Compromising on this issue will only lead to enormous […]

Ways To Help Your Relationship Survive During Quarantine

Ways To Help Your Relationship Survive During Quarantine

I’m officially in the fourth week of social distancing in a tiny Manhattan apartment with my boyfriend of almost two years, and it feels like the world’s longest sleepover in the twilight zone. Coronavirus has taken its toll across the United States, hitting our state of New York the hardest, and it’s safe to say […]

Self-Care And The Importance Of Staying True To Yourself

Self-Care And The Importance Of Staying True To Yourself

You can’t get up thinking you’re going to feel confident every day; that’s just not how it works. But you can work on it, and you can get there. And just because you don’t feel great doesn’t mean you make bad decisions. You still make good decisions. On the court, you might not feel good about […]

Sometimes Expectations In A Relationship Can Cause Problems

Sometimes Expectations In A Relationship Can Cause Problems

When you’re learning how to manage expectations in a relationship, you must demonstrate appreciation for your partner every day. Instead of focusing on the negative, make a point to value your partner’s positive qualities. This will take you much further in your relationship. They may not have folded the towels the way you wanted them […]

Be Present In Your Relationship

Be Present In Your Relationship

To improve communication in relationships and truly understand what your partner is telling you, be present. Put time aside and dedicate yourself 100% to communicating with your partner. They should truly feel that they have your full attention and that they are your number one priority. It’s difficult to listen and be fully present, aware and mindful when you’re […]

How To Understand Your Partner’s Needs

How To Understand Your Partner’s Needs

Do you want to feel that passion like you did on the first day you met? You may be ready to listen and give, but how do you know what it is that your partner wants? How does your partner best understand what you’re trying to give? When addressing lack of passion in a relationship, […]

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