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What Not To Say During a Fight With Your Partner

What Not To Say During a Fight With Your Partner

It doesn’t matter how deeply in love you two are. Inevitably, you’ll have moments in your relationship when your partner does something baffling, inconvenient, or downright irritating, leading to an argument. “It’s okay to have disagreements—that’s actually very normal in a relationship,” says New York City–based clinical psychologist Alden Cass, PsyD, author of Bullish Thinking. The problem […]

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 […]

How Apologizing Can Improve Your Marriage

How Apologizing Can Improve Your Marriage

Recent studies have found that apologizing to your spouse and asking for forgiveness are crucial ingredients in a successful marriage. Apologizing to your partner when appropriate will validate their feelings, promote forgiveness, and allow you both to move on from mistakes. Rather than pointing fingers in an effort to identify who is at fault, humbling […]

Change Your Words, Change Your Life

Change Your Words, Change Your Life

“Language shapes our behavior and each word we use is imbued with multitudes of personal meaning. The right words spoken in the right way can bring us love, money and respect, while the wrong words—or even the right words spoken in the wrong way—can lead to a country to war. We must carefully orchestrate our […]

20 Ways Men And Women ‘Really’ Want To Be Loved

20 Ways Men And Women ‘Really’ Want To Be Loved

A wife approached her husband with a troubling look and asked, “We’ve been married for 30 years. Do you still love me?” With a deep sigh, the old husband gruffly exhaled, “Woman, I told you that I love you before I married you. If I change my mind, I’ll let you know.” Unfortunately, this man […]

8 Bad Communication Habits You Need to Break Immediately

8 Bad Communication Habits You Need to Break Immediately

Conversations are a big part of our everyday lives. And whether you think of yourself as a world-class communicator or as someone who would rather just send an email than deal with face-to-face chatter, chances are you have at least a few bad communication habits that are driving people crazy. Take a look at these eight common faux […]

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 […]

A Brief History Of Scrabble

A Brief History Of Scrabble

It’s a “mockable emblem of Eisenhower-era family values, a stand-in for geekiness, a pasttime so decidely unhip that it’s hip,” former Wall StreetJournal reporter Stefan Fatsis once wrote about the best-selling board game Scrabble, which turned 60 on Tuesday. Fatsis would know: while researchingWord Freak, his bestselling 2001 book about the game’s most fanatical players, […]

Success Is at Your Fingertips if You Do These 9 Things

Success Is at Your Fingertips if You Do These 9 Things

Training the elite of the elite of our military, professional athletes, Olympians, executives, and celebrities, Tee Major knows success and is a force to be reckoned with. Having developed a nutrition and exercise program that has built strength and confidence all over the world, he has a following of 300,000 Facebook fans and 150,000 YouTube […]