The Petty Little Things

The Petty Little Things

Dirty socks on the floor, the open toilet seat, and dirty dishes in the sink are just petty annoyances. So why do small irritants become big issues?

Getting Better All the Time

Long-lasting relationships are well worth the effort.

Why Couples Fight

You don't fight about what you think.

How to Have a Great Argument

Transform your next dust-up into a meaningful discussion.

Science and The Good Life

Stuff happens; how do you explain it?

The Best Midlife Dating Coach? 6th Grade Girls

Divorced Mom Gets Midlife Makeover from Middle School Girls

Are You a Poor Communicator? How to Improve

Are You a Poor Communicator? Stop the Damage and Improve Relationships

Critical Thinking and Real-World Outcomes

Predicting Real-World Outcomes of Critical Thinking

Problem in the Bedroom?

Sometimes you just have to speak frankly to your partner.

Black Sabbath and the Secret of Scary Music

The Devil's Interval, is evil in the ear of the beholder?

Singlism: Should We Just Shrug It Off?

If singlism is no big deal, then let's turn the tables.

Turn Down Your Brain’s Worry Center

Control worrying by controlling your brain's worry patterns

Don't Let Life's Hassles Get You Down

Everyday hassles can cause more stress than you realize.

Hello, New Author! Did You Just Write My Book?

What happens when somebody writes about a topic you've claimed as your own?

20 Quotes on Dealing with Button-Pushers

Use these quotes to diffuse button-pushing effects.

Mistakes and Other Upsets: How Do Couples Recover?

Upsets happen. What clean-up options keep relationships feeling good?

Taking Control of the Little Things: Your computer

You need to recognize a problem to fix it.

STOP Bugging Me!

Things that irritate us are very motivating

Constant Complaining: Does It Serve Us Well?

Our everyday complaints add stress and dissatisfaction to our lives.

Dispensing with the Trivial

Focusing on what really matters is a skill that gets easier as we get older.

7 Keys to Long-Term Relationship Success

7 keys to making your love last

How to Keep Your Cool with Competitive People

People skills to help you stand your ground

Worst Mistakes Parents Make When Talking to Kids

Words can change your kid's brain. Learn to use the right ones.

Don’t Let Life’s Hassles Become Stressors

Learn to cope with life's everyday stresses!

Sick and Tired of Politics?

Causes and cures of stress-inducing political coverage.

Break a Perfectionism-Procrastination Connection

Learn to overcome perfectionism and procrastination simultaneously.

Five Keys to Enhancing Your Emotional Intelligence

Ninety Percent of High Performers Possess High EQ

Spiritual Irony as Love Lube

Partners who can laugh at and with each other have the best medicine