10 Ways to Change Hurtful Habits

Once you discover (or are confronted with) something you do that hurts the one you love, you will want to change that habit. Here are 10 ways to help you do so.

5 Questions That Could Change Your Life

When you learn how to ask yourself the right questions, you immediately become empowered.

Sadness Is Different From Depression

Sadness is different from depression, but it can be hard to tell them apart when you are in the middle of a very sad time in your life.

8 Keys to a Loving Relationship

Put these eight simple tools to work to improve your love life.

10 Reasons to Keep Moving Forward

Don’t let life throw you offtrack. Take the time you need to refocus and gain some clarity. You will be well prepared for your next adventure.

10 Cues to Deal with Summertime Blues

Here are a few ideas to make the summer go smoothly, but like most good things in life, they require taking some action.

Dr. G's 10 Rules to Love By

All couples go through all kinds of ups and downs. As long as we are learning, then we have the ability to keep our relationships moving forward.

Summer Is the Most Depressing Time of the Year

Taking your own life because you hurt inside isn’t a good enough reason, because help can almost always be found.

10 Ways to Avoid Emotional Fireworks

When someone gets their knickers in a twist and blows up, how do you handle it? If your current way of dealing with emotional fireworks isn’t working, here are ten tips to help you

7 Simple Ways to Make a Bad Day Better

We all have bad days, and some are much worse than others. A really bad day can be very unsettling, and you may end up feeling low and obsessing over what may have gone wrong.

How to Avoid Getting Pissed Off

Not reacting with anger can make even the worst situations more tolerable and fixable. When our responses are caring and appropriate, most of our anger issues will simply go away.

Love Is Not Constant or Consistent

I know it’s scary to love like you’re not going to get hurt, but it’s the only way to get the goodies from the most wonderful of emotions.

Asking Yourself the Tough Questions

If you blame someone else for your troubles, it really doesn’t matter, because you are now the only person who can change things for the better.

When It's Time to Find Love Again

You see, there really is someone out there who wants to be with you too, but don’t expect him or her to come knocking on your door.

10 Tips to Emotionally Engage Your Partner

Miscommunication damages relationships. Whether it’s from a lack of understanding or something misspoken, you can use your emotions to help you heal.

Understanding Emotions Is Important to Your Relationship

We all go through millions of emotions in our relationship, and those emotions create brain chemicals that change the way we feel.

10 Things to Remember About Dating as a Grown-Up

Being a jerk never makes a good impression. This should be simple, but people may behave immaturely if it’s been awhile since they’ve had to behave like an adult.

Adapting to Change

There is no law saying that you have to like what’s going on, but you do have to find a way to cope, because change happens, like it or not.

Ten Thoughts on Thoughtfulness

Being thoughtful costs you nothing, but it can give you one of the most valuable things in life: a wonderful relationship.

10 Ways to Get Your Needs Met

Many people don't know how to ask for what they need in their relationships. The trick is to talk about your own feelings.

Healing Through a Break-Up

We have all been through breakups, but that doesn't make them any easier. Allow yourself to grieve and let the pain out.

10 Reasons People End Relationships

Changing how you relate can be as simple as dropping a bad habit, or it may require that you get some outside input.

10 Signs Your Life Is Getting Better

When you can't be your best self because you have been through a difficult time, it makes enjoying life harder. Just think about a few of the tips mentioned and take them in. It will help.

When Holidays Hurt

Your friends and family may not be perfect, but it’s better to be with others than to wallow in self-pity. Or you can volunteer to help strangers who need you. Either one works.

10 Ways To Make Your Partner Smile Today

It doesn’t take a lot to make someone smile, but you have to make some effort. It’s guaranteed to come back to you in positive ways and make you smile more too.

4 Reasons to Feel Gratitude

I have a beautiful sign above my chair. It spells out the word GRATITUDE in pictures of letters from old neon signs. It’s easy to forget that we have so much to be thankful for.

Show Your Kids How to Love

Just being there isn’t enough. You have to engage with your partner in positive ways and in front of the kids, and every now and then it can help to give each other a big kiss that makes them say, “Oh gross!” If your relationship is a little distant, bring it closer, for them if not for you.

10 Tools for Your Weekly Family Meeting

Holding a weekly family meeting will be one of the highest return investments you will ever make. I believe that parents have two jobs: to teach their children how to love, and to teach them how to live without their parents. The family meeting will help you accomplish both of these goals.

Subdue Sadness With Mindfulness and Positive Thinking

Keeping your thoughts moving in a positive direction not only makes you feel good in the moment but can also considerably reduce your sadness factor. In addition, it can give you the one thing that we all need to keep our lives moving forward: hope. The more you employ positive thinking, the longer the effects last.

10 Ways to Feel Better About Your Life, Today

Appreciating your life is not supposed to be work. It’s a way of allowing yourself to forgive any transgressions and make the promise that you won’t go down that path again. It’s easy if you do things that you know will be appreciated.

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