An important part of having healthy and happy relationships is to maintain a positive view of your relationships, especially when times are tough or relationships are strained. One way to practice this reframing of your relationships is to practice daily
Boundaries often have a negative connotation, but when we use them appropriately, they can help us to strengthen our relationships and experience healthier, happier, and safer relationships overall. Today, we’re sharing 4 practical steps for setting healthy boundaries in relationships
In addition to being safe and healthy, happy relationships are joy-filled. Happy relationships offer people a nurturing source of care and support. Use these questions to help you gauge your relationships for happiness. Where can they improve? Where are they
Our own definitions of healthy relationships can vary, but all healthy relationships are based on respect, trust, safety, acceptance, freedom of choice, positive communication and conflict management, and fun. Use the questions above to help you evaluate your relationships and
Before you can determine whether your relationships are happy, healthy, and safe, it’s important to know what each component can look like in relationships! Through the Healthy Relationships Initiative, we’ve developed a pyramid model for Happy, Healthy, and Safe relationships.
Perfection is not a requirement for healthy relationships! Even healthy relationships encounter challenges and conflicts. In healthy relationships, these challenges become opportunities for growth and learning.
The Healthy Relationships Initiative promotes happy, healthy, and safe relationships of all kinds. But what does it mean to have healthy, happy, and safe relationships? Does healthy and happy look different in our romantic relationships, then for example, our work
Today, we’re wrapping up our Fifth Annual Healthy Relationships Week with a final challenge! We encourage you to unplug your devices today and intentionally connect with someone you love. Spending time connecting with yourself also counts! While technology can help us stay
Healthy Relationships in Older Adulthood: Navigating the Terrain By Evelyn Smith, MA, LPA, Health Promotion Coordinator at the Piedmont Triad Regional Council Area Agency on Aging No matter a person’s age, there is a desire for connection with others. Researchers
Day 5 of Healthy Relationships Week: Helping Teens Become Better Communicators One of the most important skills that adults can teach teenagers is how to communicate effectively. When teenagers know how to communicate their needs and listen to others, it