Relationships

How to Set Boundaries in Your Relationships

2019-12-13T16:21:48+00:00

Most of us, at some time or another, have been coaxed or nudged into doing something we don’t want to do. That could mean adding another project to an already jam-packed schedule, agreeing to attend a social function we’d rather skip or taking on more than our fair share of household duties—all for the sake [...]

How to Set Boundaries in Your Relationships2019-12-13T16:21:48+00:00

How to end a dry spell in a relationship

2019-12-13T15:10:45+00:00

The excitement is always palpable in a new relationship. Right from grooming, to paying attention to your outfit or tiny details for those dinner dates and movie nights, the enthusiasm constantly keeps us on our toes. And while you and your partner are still discovering each other’s habits and behaviour patterns, the sexual chemistry with [...]

How to end a dry spell in a relationship2019-12-13T15:10:45+00:00

Master the Art of Forgiveness in Just 5 Steps

2019-11-19T16:03:47+00:00

You're human, and that means at some point in your life, you've been wronged. Whatever the situation, you were faced with two choices: To hold a grudge, or to choose to forgive. It's easier said than done, of course. If the offense was unintentional, like your sister borrowing and then losing your favorite necklace, you [...]

Master the Art of Forgiveness in Just 5 Steps2019-11-19T16:03:47+00:00

The Power of To-Do Lists: 6 Tips for Using Them Effectively

2019-11-19T15:53:41+00:00

On any given day, it seems there are a million and one things to get done. There are phone calls to be made, meals to be prepped, errands to be run, appointments to make or break. All of them tumble around in your brain, niggling and nudging until it’s their turn for your attention. But [...]

The Power of To-Do Lists: 6 Tips for Using Them Effectively2019-11-19T15:53:41+00:00

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

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

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