- November 11th, 2014
Holiday stressors add up quickly: You can go from happily scheduling your family’s events, to penny-pinching within the confines of your budget, to butting heads about the best way to cook the turkey, to completely losing it when your guests notoriously overdo it on the eggnog.
- October 1st, 2014
There’s enough baggage that comes along with a relationship—from differences in opinions to personality clashes—but what if there was something else causing tension? Sometimes the emotional rollercoaster that we experience in a romantic relationship is nothing more than the effect of imbalanced or diminishing hormones in our body.When Imbalances Wreak Havoc On Your RelationshipBy Maiysha Clairborne, MD
- September 1st, 2014
Researchers recently discovered that frequent arguing—with family, friends, or even neighbors—was associated with double to triple the risk of death from any cause compared with those who said they rarely encountered these conflicts.
- September 1st, 2014
You’ve heard it before—“don’t sweat the small stuff”—but when life gets hectic, it’s hard to keep from stressing out.
- June 1st, 2014
There is a friendship crisis.
Most Americans—a startling 75 percent—are not satisfied with their friendships; 63 percent lack confidence in even their closest friends, and almost half of us would choose to have deeper friendships rather than more acquaintances.3 Ways to Develop More Meaningful FriendshipsBy Dawna Hetzler
- February 1st, 2014
Lovers, take note: Overtly affectionate people enjoy greater happiness and self-esteem, less likelihood of depression, lower blood sugar and blood pressure, less fear of intimacy, healthier biochemistry, and higher odds of being in a romantic relationship.
- December 1st, 2013
Every year on my birthday, Ryan sends me off for an incredibly cherished visit to a fabulous local spa for the day. It’s one of my favorite traditions. I get a day to feel pampered and have the cares of the world massaged away … at least momentarily. All I have to do is lie back, relax, and say thankful prayers for being so lucky.By Trista Sutter
- November 1st, 2013
It takes more than functional sex organs, appropriate hormone levels, and the ability to become sexually aroused to guarantee good sex. Below are five areas where your mind can play tricks on you when it comes to getting in the mood.
- September 1st, 2013
According to filmmaker Doug Vermeeren, positive psychology calls for science and psychological practice to be concerned with strength, not just weakness; to be as interested in building the best things in life as in repairing the worst; and as concerned with making the lives of normal people fulfilling as with healing pathology.
- July 1st, 2013
Are you alive? I mean, I know you have a pulse, and your heart is beating, but are you alive? Last time I checked, being alive wasn’t just about breathing and taking up space. Being alive meant you were living your life the way you were intended to experience it—to the fullest.Beat what’s holding you backBy Vasavi Kumar