“In a good relationship, people get angry, but in a very different way. They see a problem a bit like a soccer ball… They kick it around. It’s “our problem.” – Dr. John Gottman (Learn about him here.) It is normal
When we are in a healthy relationship, we can be our silliest & weirdest selves without fear of judgment. When we experience this comfort with someone else, we feel the joy that healthy and happy relationships bring to our lives.
We’re closing this week’s series on teaching kids to be a good friend by highlighting a skill that is useful in all friendships: listening. When we actively listen to our friends during difficult times, we provide meaningful support that is
Happy Father’s Day to all of the dads out there!
Healthy relationships allow us to experience a kind of love that gives us strength during challenging times, and courage to face struggles head-on.
Our siblings are our very first friends and teach us much of what we know about relationships. As we grow older, it’s important to continue to nurture and strengthen the relationship with your sibling(s). Healthy sibling relationships can lead
The way we talk to ourselves shapes the way that we view ourselves. Next time you find yourself saying something unkind to yourself, reframe that thought and give yourself a compliment instead, such as, “You’re doing a great job,” or
“I tell my daughter every morning, ‘Now, what are the two most important parts of you?’ And she says, ‘My head and my heart.’ Because that’s what I’ve learned in the foxhole: What gets you through life is strength of
Healthy relationships allow people the freedom to be themselves, to express their feelings, and to share their fears. Love in such a way that the person you love feels free.
Mothers are the guiding light in our lives. They teach us compassion, kindness, bravery, and acceptance. Take time today to reflect on the powerful women who have impacted you, and reach out to them to show your appreciation and love!