You can’t force your relationship to be better or change the other person. But, there are things you can do which can help your relationship improve and stay healthy. Here are 7 simple ideas that can be helpful. Hopefully these will spark your creativity and you can add many more to enjoy over the Summer months.Read More
One of the recurrent issues couples complain about is diminishing intimacy. And by that, they usually mean less time, frequency, and satisfaction with their sexual life. Today I want to give you a few ideas for rekindling your intimacy.Read More
Just how much does technology interferes with your relationship? Today’s smartphones enables you to constantly be in contact with everyone, with the office, and access the Internet or the cloud for needed information on the fly. That's good, right?
"It depends" is the answer.
Constant and easy access to technology can often overwhelm the positives and make these devices harmful to your relationships and life. More and more texts, tweets, FaceBook messages, and Candy Crush or other games tend to crowd your time together.
Today I'm going to share how devices can be harmful not only to your relationships, but also to your health. Then I will offer some tips on how to use your smartphone to your advantage, instead of to your detriment.Read More
It seems like worry is a very widespread “illness” in our society. Almost everyone seems to worry that this and that may happen. A lot of people are worried about their future, their financial situation, that their husband or wife may leave them, that they may get ill, have a terrible accident… and there are surely a hundred other possible worries. The big question is how to stop worrying. Today we share some suggestions.Read More
Laughter can cover a multitude of mistakes. It can ease the pain of many failures and it can cut through a tense moment turning it from potential hurt and restoring a threatened relationship. Don’t take yourself too seriously. Lighten up. Relax. As a couple, look for things to laugh about together and intentionally work to bring laughter into your home. Today I share some suggestions on how to laugh more.Read More
Independence, Dependence, and Interdependence are three important words for couples to consider. As with everything else each of these words has an upside and a downside. Let's consider what each of these words mean for couples.Read More
Nice words, ugly words, kind words, curse words, thankful words, sad words, positive words, negative words. . . What kind of words you use, said with what tone of voice, at what time, and how many of them. . . it all matters in bringing joy of misery.
Whether the environment of your home is joyful and uplifting or negative and miserable depends, in great measure, on the words you use.Read More
Sometimes joy escapes us because we are waiting for something big. In reality, the smallest things in life can bring the largest amount of joy if you “stop and smell the roses.” Look around you. Be in the moment. Take the little details in. Be thankful for pockets of joy.Read More