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Conflict Resolution in Relationships: Use the Silent Treatment

Healthy conflict resolution is an absolute essential skill for maintaining a strong long-term relationship. I was inspired to write this article after reading Carissa Link’s excellent post called “The Silent Killer in Relationships”. In the post she mentioned how difficult it can be to open up and talk about your feelings if you are upset, stressed …

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Positive Psychology is the Secret to a Happy Life

Have you ever heard of positive psychology? If you haven’t you’re in for a treat… What makes people happy? We’ve  heard the stories of people who “have it all.” They own a multi-million dollar business, they have fancy cars and designer clothes – but they are not happy. Clearly wealth doesn’t make us happy. We all know …

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8 Common Phrases that are Destroying Your Relationship

Have you ever uttered these common phrases that are destroying your relationship? I’m sure you’ve said things that you didn’t mean or that accidentally slipped out. But there are many phrases that we actually mean to say and just don’t realize how negative they really are. Check out the list below for some phrases that …

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The Truth about Bickering, Can it Be Healthy?

Can bickering be healthy? Bickering in a relationship is more common and guaranteed than your partner remembering every anniversary. It’s bound to happen and it’s bound to happen often. Anyone who is familiar with my blog posts knows that I am a huge advocator of communicating with love. Bickering does NOT qualify as communicating with …

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Instagram and Depression – How to Stop an App from Making You Depressed

INSTAGRAM AND DEPRESSION Did you know that Instagram ranked #1 as the worst social media app for mental health and well-being? Turns out that looking at all those images of happy couples, beautiful bodies and perfect lives is making us depressed and that there is a serious connection between Instagram and depression. I’m not going …

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