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.

A Surprising Way to Cultivate Contentment

Do you wish you could deepen your communication with loved ones? Worry less about rejection? Rearrange your priorities and commitments to be in line with your values? Be content in the present moment? This one thing can help.

Strengthening Your Marriage with Good Boundaries

Extended families can strengthen your marriage, or they can be a source of tension and conflict. Here are six tips to help.

What Is Equanimity?

“Equanimity.” Now there’s a deep-sounding word that I’ve heard, but never really understood. Leave it to best-selling author and meditation teacher, Sharon Salzberg, to explain a big concept in a practical way, with a touch of humor and wit thrown in for good measure.

Coping with Chronic Illness & Pain? The #1 Tip I've Found

Why me? Why do I have chronic pain and illness? Here's the best answer I've found.

Four Easy Self-Compassion Techniques to Try Today

Try these self-compassion techniques; they're quick and easy, and they'll make a difference in your day.

26 Ways to Love Yourself More

I screwed up. I'm so fat. I can't believe I just did that. Are you harsh with yourself? Many of us are. Underneath virtually all of our suffering lies a lack of self-compassion and self-care. Here are 26 tips to help.

Why Do Smart, Caring People Ignore Environmental Issues?

There is considerable scientific consensus regarding global warming, yet most of us (myself included) look the other way. Why is this? Tara Brach and Mary Pipher offer some answers.

15 Habits That Will Grow Your Happiness

Happiness is circular. Happy people have happy habits, which in turn, makes them happier. Here’s a list of habits that have a high chance of giving you a happiness boost.

Easy Ways to Put the Magic Back in Your Relationship

Time can erode the feelings of care and concern in even the best of relationships. People stop doing the nice little things they used to do for each other because they're too tired, too stressed out, or start waiting for the other person to do something nice first. Eventually, both people feel taken for granted and lonely. Here are some quick and easy things to try.

Star Power

When someone tells me what I "should" be doing, my inner two-year-old kicks in and I become a resistance machine. It seems the more I hear about something being good for me, the less I want to do it. Could the Insight Timer app help me with meditation?

Cancer: No Single Path to Recovery

Not everyone wants to wear pink, and other myths about coping with cancer. Read more.

Finding Balance in a Busy World

People today equate being busy with being important; it’s like saying, “I matter.” If you’re not “crazy busy” people will think something is wrong with you. Here's how to find some much needed balance.