Relationship

Tips and Tools

What’s the secret to a happy life? The research says it’s your relationships! But how do you create the connection, joy and ease you crave? The secret is to think about your relationships in a whole new way. Read on for science-based education and actionable tools to make all your relationships the best they’ve ever been (especially the one with yourself).

7 TIPS FOR ENDING A RELATIONSHIP THE HEALTHIEST WAY POSSIBLE

7 TIPS FOR ENDING A RELATIONSHIP THE HEALTHIEST WAY POSSIBLE

I always say that wherever you end your current relationship is where you’ll begin the next one. So if it’s time to end your relationship, you want to do it the healthiest way possible. Today I’m sharing my seven tips for ending a relationship the right way so you can...

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HOW TO BE HONEST AND BUILD TRUST IN A RELATIONSHIP

HOW TO BE HONEST AND BUILD TRUST IN A RELATIONSHIP

  We hear a lot about honesty in relationships but what does that really mean? Do you have to share everything? And how do you share your truth so the other person listens and doesn’t become defensive? Today I’m teaching you my top three tips for being honest so...

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THE SECRET TO DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS

THE SECRET TO DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS

  We have to have them, but we don’t like them: difficult conversations. Even if you’re someone who’s more comfortable with conflict, no one really likes to have an exchange that you believe is going to make you or the other person uncomfortable, angry or sad....

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ARE YOU STAYING IN A RELATIONSHIP FOR THE WRONG REASONS?

ARE YOU STAYING IN A RELATIONSHIP FOR THE WRONG REASONS?

Are you wondering if you’re staying in a relationship for the right reasons? Maybe you’ve been waffling back and forth wondering if this relationship is healthy. How do you know if you’re staying because it’s truly right for you or if you’re in your relationship for...

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5 THINGS TO DO WHEN A CONVERSATION TURNS NEGATIVE

5 THINGS TO DO WHEN A CONVERSATION TURNS NEGATIVE

We’ve all been there. You’re trying to express your feelings and then your partner gets angry and defensive and says, “What about my feelings?!” Or maybe you’re trying to assert yourself with a usually bossy friend by saying you’d actually rather see a different movie...

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IMPROVE YOUR RELATIONSHIPS BY MAKING AND ANSWERING BIDS

IMPROVE YOUR RELATIONSHIPS BY MAKING AND ANSWERING BIDS

There’s one tool that will improve your relationships. It’s not hard to do and it creates emotional connection and trust in seconds. It’s all about something called “bids.” Today I’m going to teach you what they are (your partner, kids and friends have been making...

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HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOU REALLY LOVE SOMEONE?

HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOU REALLY LOVE SOMEONE?

How do you know if you really love someone? It bugs me when people say, “You’ll just know,” as if everyone experiences love so clearly with a bunch of birds flying in a circle above their head. Many people have written in asking that big question, “How do I know if I...

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