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The ‘SIFT’ Method for Your Child’s Emotional Intelligence

2019-11-19T15:47:12+00:00

One of the best things that you can do for your children's mental health is to help them develop their self-awareness and emotional intelligence (EQ)—and incorporating Dr. Daniel Siegel's SIFT method into your parenting is one way to do this. Emotional Intelligence Can Be Developed Emotional intelligence is said to be just as important as intellectual [...]

The ‘SIFT’ Method for Your Child’s Emotional Intelligence2019-11-19T15:47:12+00:00

Is Domestic Discipline Loving Correction or Domestic Violence?

2019-11-19T15:47:25+00:00

The domestic discipline (DD) movement encourages wife-spanking as discipline and is condoned and supported by some religions and religious leaders. But it's been argued that giving husbands this type of authority in a marriage can lead to spousal abuse and can destroy the self-esteem of the person being spanked. Here's a look at whether the [...]

Is Domestic Discipline Loving Correction or Domestic Violence?2019-11-19T15:47:25+00:00

13 Things to Never Say to a Stepparent

2019-10-08T15:24:01+00:00

  Parenting is the most difficult aspect of stepfamily life, especially if the kids are adolescents, according to the American Psychological Association (APA). Naturally, a stepparent may feel overwhelmed. But if you happen to be on the receiving end of a venting session and feel the urge to say, “Hey, you knew this was a package [...]

13 Things to Never Say to a Stepparent2019-10-08T15:24:01+00:00

6 Ways to Silence Your Racing Thoughts

2019-10-08T15:23:54+00:00

You’re exhausted, the bedroom is dark and cool, you’ve shut off all screens and turned in early, with plenty of time to get a respectable eight hours of sleep. But even with all the right physical conditions, you can’t seem to get your mind to shut off long enough to drift into dreamland. Did you [...]

6 Ways to Silence Your Racing Thoughts2019-10-08T15:23:54+00:00

THE JOYS — AND PAINS — OF ‘LIVING APART TOGETHER

2019-10-08T15:23:49+00:00

Gwyneth Paltrow’s un-cohabitation is nothing new. For these couples, the ‘LAT’ lifestyle is what keeps their relationships strong Earlier this week, Gwyneth Paltrow took a break from slingin’ Goop to tell the Sunday Times that she and her husband, Brad Falchuk, don’t live together. “All my married friends say that the way we live sounds ideal and [...]

THE JOYS — AND PAINS — OF ‘LIVING APART TOGETHER2019-10-08T15:23:49+00:00

Healthy Relationship Habits before the Wedding

2019-10-08T15:23:41+00:00

By Jenn Sinrich Seven Healthy Relationship Habits Experts Think You Should Adopt Before Marriage These simple steps make a difference. Whether you've been dating your significant other for the better part of the last decade or just a handful of months, establishing healthy habits that create a solid foundation for the relationship is crucial, especially [...]

Healthy Relationship Habits before the Wedding2019-10-08T15:23:41+00:00

Why do we grieve when our favourite franchises end?

2019-06-13T16:58:33+00:00

By Marianne Eloise From Game of Thrones to the MCU, why do we grieve when our favourite franchises end? Anger, bargaining, acceptance. The scene: me, sobbing in my car, unable to drive because I can’t see through my tears. “It’s just...over?” I yell to no one in particular. Somebody watching might think that someone I [...]

Why do we grieve when our favourite franchises end?2019-06-13T16:58:33+00:00

Eye Rolls: When Your Story Doesn’t Get a Kind Reaction

2019-06-13T16:58:49+00:00

By Jennifer Lea Reynolds Eye Rolls: When Your Story Doesn't Get a Kind Reaction When you share an important event that occurred in your life with friends or family, the expectation is that it will be met with some degree of engagement and appropriate reactions. But an eye roll? What does it mean when your [...]

Eye Rolls: When Your Story Doesn’t Get a Kind Reaction2019-06-13T16:58:49+00:00

6 New Ways to Cope with Rejection

2019-06-13T16:59:00+00:00

By Colleen Stinchcombe 6 New Ways to Cope with Rejection Anybody with a pulse knows just how rough it is to get rejected. One study has found that the sting of rejection is often as bad as physical pain. Whether it was a date, a job, a friend, or an opportunity that is no longer [...]

6 New Ways to Cope with Rejection2019-06-13T16:59:00+00:00

How to Deal With Jealousy Like an Adult

2019-06-13T16:59:10+00:00

By Colleen Stinchcombe How to Deal With Jealousy Like an Adult When’s the last time you felt jealous? For many of us, dealing with jealousy is like a poky little feeling deep in the gut. It could be a regular visitor in your romantic relationships (why can't my husband be as thoughtful as Lisa's?), or [...]

How to Deal With Jealousy Like an Adult2019-06-13T16:59:10+00:00