Does Acupuncture Hurt? And Does It Help?

A psychologist with chronic pain shares her first experience with acupuncture: "I felt like I was a ham being baked."

Three Enticing Ways to Improve Communication and Intimacy

You've worked hard to become a good listener. But have you ever learned how to express yourself?

Six Ways to Make Couples Therapy Work for You

Are you thinking about going to couples therapy? You'll get the best results if you avoid these common mistakes.

4 Powerful Ways Spirituality Can Ease Anxiety and Depression

Have standard treatments for depression and anxiety failed you, or only partially helped? Maybe there's another way.

How to Put More Magic in Your Meditation Practice

Have you tried meditating before and felt like you failed? This tweak can go a long way.

Is Your Therapist “Trauma-Informed”? (And Why It Matters)

New principles guide our understanding of effective trauma care.

Help, I Hate My Job!

Research shows that up to 70% of people dislike their jobs. But there’s hope. A few tweaks can significantly increase your happiness at work.

Giving Thanks for the Gift of Time

Death was close, but for some reason, now was not my time.

Why Is He Acting That Way?

Has your partner ever acted in a way that confused you? Maybe he’s been emotionally distant lately, even though it seems like you had been getting along fine. It’s easy to get mad and make accusations when you’re not sure what’s going on in a relationship. But that only makes the situation worse. Here's what to do instead.

6 Tips to Beat Loneliness for Good

Are you hungry for love? These six tips will help you create the intimacy you desire, and also show you how to avoid toxic affection.

6 Reasons Nice People Can Hurt Your Feelings

Are your feelings easily hurt? These tips can take the sting out of the thoughtless things people can say.

Your Ultimate Self-Care Assessment (with resources!)

Self-care is more than bubble baths. It's about how you approach each aspect of your life. Below are different categories of self-care with questions designed to help you reflect on how you're doing in each area. This isn't a tool to make you feel guilty. Approach these questions with gentleness and curiosity. Resources follow the questions. Enjoy!

Why the Best Relationship Advice May Be to Stay Out of One

Is your fear of being alone killing your relationships?

Are Your Texts and Tweets Hurting Your Relationships?

Does sharing the everyday details of your life help or hurt your relationships?

20 Expert Tactics for Dealing with Difficult People

You can't reason with an unreasonable person, but verbal de-escalation techniques can help. Learn how professionals handle the most difficult of situations.

4 Reasons You're Not Having Sex

Women want sex as much as men do, but sometimes life gets in the way.

The Heart of Effective Leadership

Research sheds light on three surprising qualities of a successful leader.

How to Rekindle Your Relationship

What if you already had a tool to make your relationship stronger? To bring you and your partner closer? To build up your partner when he or she was feeling down?

Focus on Feelings to Improve Your Relationship

Feelings always make sense, if you understand them fully. Unfortunately, couples can experience conflict when dealing with feelings. Partners don’t understand each other, distort each other’s motives, or disengage and withdraw. Here are some tips to help you get past the distortions and feel close again.

10 Reasons to Stop Judging People

Judging a person does not define who they are, it defines who you are. Here are 10 ways to judge others less and love yourself more.

Solve Your Relationship Problems Once and for All

Does it seem like you have the same fights over and over?

8 Easy Meditation Tips for Beginners

It's perfectly normal to try meditation and give up several times, before the practice "sticks." Here are some tips to make meditation work for you.

7 Things NOT to Do When Practicing Mindfulness Meditation

Even if you've tried mindfulness meditation before and thought, "I'm not good at this," there's hope for you. Maybe you were making one of these 7 mistakes.

The Best Advice for Any Couple

Follow this simple advice to deepen, strengthen and even save your relationship.

Quiz: What's Your Self-Compassion Style?

Do you put others needs ahead of your own? Do you feel guilty if you take time out for yourself? Do you think you don't deserve self-care? Take this quiz and learn tips that will help.

A Myth about Men that Can Kill Your Relationship

“I just don’t understand men,” Susan moaned to her best friend, Helen, over lunch. “Every time I try to talk to Jim about something the least bit emotional, I get the impression he wants to point the remote control at me and push the mute button." Sound familiar? It doesn't have to be like this.

58 Caring Behaviors for Couples

Small acts of kindness can make a big difference in your relationship. Enjoy this mega list of ideas.

Six Keys to Understanding Women

Do you feel like you don't understand women? Here are six keys to help you get closer.

Stop Trying to Solve Your Relationship Problems

Do you and your partner go round and round about the same issue? Do you feel as if your partner is not even trying? Have you tried to solve a problem and it only got worse? You're not alone! Here are 5 signs that say it's time to "quit."

How to Crack the Code of Men’s Feelings

Just because men aren't adept at expressing their feelings, don't for a minute think they don't feel…and feel deeply. Many times, men express their feelings using a secret code – a code that even they can't decipher. Learn how to help your relationship with these tips.