by Christine Schoenwald There’s one behavioral action every one of us does which is to make hundreds of decisions all day long. We make excellent, horrible, and sometimes kind of stupid decisions. All of them have consequences, even if those consequences are negligible. If making good decisions isn’t one of your strong points, it’s never too late to [...]
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By EverydayHealth Do you pay more attention to Facebook and your smartphone than to your husband? Have you been avoiding sex? Do you hide big purchases from your partner? These behaviors hurt your marriage. But it’s not too late to change bad habits. Here are the 9 worst relationship mistakes and how to start fixing [...]
By Lauren Vinopal Men who worry that they might impulsively cheat on their wives are less likely to do so than men who exhibit full confidence in their restraint. That means that, paradoxically, men who don’t worry should and men who do worry shouldn’t. But of course it’s not that simple. Research shows that men who worry are [...]
They Bring Health and happiness home as beloved and compatible pets, indoor cats provide emotional, mental and physical benefits. Companionship and loneliness is never a problem with a cat around. “Cats need to be fed, have litter changed and be brushed,” says Lisa Bahar, a therapist and clinical counselor at Lisa Bahar Marriage and Family [...]
By: BEV O'SHEA If you’re depressed, paying bills may be the last thing on your mind. Depression or anxiety can make it difficult to concentrate, remember details or make decisions. Fatigue from poor sleep can also make depressed people vulnerable to financial missteps. Forgetting to pay a bill can have big consequences on your credit standing, [...]
By: Andrew Zaeh When you're in a relationship that isn't right for you, your mind may be riddled with all sorts of worries and anxieties. You, for example, might worry that you have to act a certain way in order to make things "work," or try to "say all the right things" so that you [...]
By: Jenn Sinrich Getting engaged is a major relationship milestone. That’s why it’s helpful to have been together for a while before popping the question, as this helps ensure that you know your partner well. “It takes a while to really know someone because in the beginning you are 'in love' and hormones can impair your [...]
We learn the most primitive and important things from our parents, from how to walk and talk to how to love and treat others. So, it’s no surprise that we learn how to be in a relationship from watching the relationship our parents have, either with each other or another significant other. That’s why observing [...]
Sometimes, you just need some time off — even from the things you love. You can be someone who loves sex one minute and then, for some reason, you just need to take a break from break from sex. That's totally OK. But whether you and your partner have a lot of sex or not as [...]
Can spending time with a baby prevent bullying? One school program, Roots of Empathy, brings babies and their moms into classrooms. And research suggests that participating classrooms show a reduction in bullying and aggressive behavior. Is it really just that simple? What is the exact nature of the Roots of Empathy program, and how can we reproduce these [...]