Relationships & Self-Care

6 Keys to Staying in Love

by See Original Link • February 2, 2018

In the dating world, most intimate relationships don’t turn into long-term commitments. This happens for different reasons: Some loving partners can’t get past the challenges that ultimately end their commitment to each other. Some give up early, not wanting to waste time on something that is already problematic; they just aren’t willing to put energy into a relationship… Read More »

The Radical Thrill of Intimacy

by See Original Link • January 30, 2018

Becoming close to another person is one of the most thrilling experiences in the human repertoire, both the bedrock of emotional security and a passport to self-expansion. If the relationship is a romantic one—and intimacy is as much the essence of deep friendship as of lasting love—it carries the added charge of desire. Although the term intimacy… Read More »

The Power Of Pet Therapy

by See Original Link • November 14, 2017

I remember when I was seven, my Great-Uncle Benji said to my parents, “Allison needs a dog.” It was at that time, my life changed. I was a very quiet, reserved kid, but dogs brought me out of my shell. They were with me during good times, painful times and major life events—and loved me… Read More »

Exercise For Mental Health: 8 Keys To Get And Stay Moving

by See Original Link • November 7, 2017

Mental illness has deeply impacted my life. I have experienced the flooding of anxiety and the drowning of depression. I have waged, and won, several battles with postpartum depression and been through loss and grief. I know how painful it can be to find oneself in the throes of mental illness and how helpless it… Read More »

“All The Bright Places” Shines A Light On Love & Loss

by See Original Link • October 21, 2017

“‘Oh, there he goes again, in one of his moods. Moody Finch. Angry Finch. Unpredictable Finch. Crazy Finch.’ But I’m not a compilation of symptoms. Not a casualty of bad parents and an even worse chemical makeup. Not a problem. Not a diagnosis. Not an illness. Not something to be rescued. I’m a person.” This… Read More »

The Power Of A Morning Routine

by See Original Link • October 6, 2017

It’s early. You don’t want to move, let alone get up and start the day. You feel drained. You’re cozy, all wrapped up in blankets. Thoughts about all that you should accomplish today floods your mind. You feel overwhelmed, so you hit “SNOOZE” one more time. Uh oh, now you’ve overslept. You’re running late. Time… Read More »

Your Mental Health Is Just As Important As Your Physical Health

by See Original Link • April 28, 2017

A new year means New Year’s resolutions – resolve to improve your mental well-being as well as your physical health!

How to influence the way other people see you

by See Original Link • April 28, 2017

Fact: You haven’t the faintest idea how other people actually perceive you…..So how can you influence their perceptions?

‘Magic 6 hours’ could dramatically improve your relationship

by See Original Link • April 28, 2017

Do you have 6 hours a week to devote to your marriage? Find out how to keep the romance alive even when life gets busy!

Love In The Age Of Big Data

by See Original Link • April 28, 2017

Have scientists found a formula for healthy relationships? Read the story of an individual who has tested the formula in her own love life!