Why It’s So Important to be Empathetic

Empathetic Blog

Merriam-Webster defines empathy as: “The action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and experience of another of either the past or present without having the feelings, thoughts, and experience fully communicated in an objectively explicit manner.” It might seem like empathy is something that you do for…

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Is Your Difficult Relationship Harming You?

Difficult Relationship

There are many reasons why you might be in a difficult relationship. Fear of being single, resistance to change, concern for the children involved, and other issues often keep unhappy couples together long after the love has gone. In fact, the average couple waits four years to end a dysfunctional relationship, according to one survey…

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9 Tips for Managing Your Marriage During the Pandemic

Relationship During a Pandemic

Marriages require an effective balance of separateness and togetherness. The proper ratio varies from couple to couple. Too much time together can be as challenging as not enough. Divorce lawyers are reporting a huge increase in inquiries from unhappy people wanting a divorce. Luckily, there are steps anyone can take to decrease the odds of…

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There’s No Such Thing as a Perfect Parent

Parenting Blog

Parenting is challenging and frustrating. It’s hard to know if you’re doing the right things and making wise choices that will benefit your children. It can sometimes feel like there’s no good answer for many of the parenting situations you find yourself in. In parenting, as in the rest of life, perfection isn’t a possibility.…

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5 Behaviors That Can Kill Your Relationships

5 behaviors that can kill a relationship

Relationships are challenging. It’s not something we’re taught in school, and most of us have few, if any, good role models to emulate. Understanding the most common behaviors that damage relationships can be a good first step to having a relationship that lasts. See how many of these behaviors seem familiar, either in yourself or…

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10 Tips to Manage Your Anxiety While Dating

You know that feeling of excitement when you start dating someone new? It’s fun to feel the excitement when you open a new text message or butterflies in your stomach before you go on a date. At the same time, opening yourself to someone new puts you in a vulnerable position. When you start dating,…

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8 Beliefs That Keep You From Love

Dating Anxiety Blog

Without the right attitude and beliefs, finding love will prove to be elusive. If you’ve been looking for love, but coming up short, it might be beneficial to examine your beliefs. Your beliefs limit what you believe is possible. Your beliefs influence your actions. Think about your beliefs and consider how they impact your search…

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7 Tips to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

Imposter Syndrome

Have you ever felt like you don’t belong, or everyone is going to find out that you don’t deserve your achievements? If you can relate to those feelings of chronic self-doubt, you’ve probably experienced imposter syndrome. You’re not alone – studies suggest 70% of people experience imposter syndrome at some point in their career. Overall, imposter…

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What You Need to Know About Emotional Affairs

Emotional Affair

Are you really having an affair if there’s no physical contact? Most adults think that just talking could sometimes be a form of infidelity. In fact, 60% of Americans said they would consider their partner unfaithful if they became emotionally involved with someone else, according to a survey by the research firm YouGov. Before you do something…

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