Entries Tagged as 'Relationships'

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

10 Proven Ways to Raise Smarter, Happier Children

Children have never been perfect at listening to their parents, but they have never failed to imitate them.

When you ask parents what they want for their children, what are the most common replies?  They want their children to be smart and happy, of course.
From what we’ve studied, the education and well-being of their children is […]

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

20 Habits Happy Couples Have (But Never Talk About)

Nothing in this world is more difficult than love.
And nothing is more worth it.
A happy couple is not a ‘perfect couple’ that comes together, but an imperfect couple that learns to enjoy each other’s differences, and works together every day to create something special.  In other words, a great relationship isn’t luck and doesn’t just […]

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

10 Habits of Happy, Healthy Couples

by Ash Roy

It’s important to understand that love is not just about finding the right person; it’s about working with them to create the right relationship.

Do you struggle in your relationship with your significant other from time to time?  Do you wonder if there’s a way to live together more harmoniously?
I’ve been there.
Can I tell […]

Sunday, November 9th, 2014

9 Negative Thoughts that Push People Away from You

If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.

In our line of work, Angel and I hear from hundreds of coaching clients and students enrolled in our Getting Back to Happy course every month.  Through this experience, we often see the same exact negative thinking patterns tearing otherwise healthy […]

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

6 Ways to Stop Jealousy from Breaking Your Heart

“Welcome to the wonderful world of jealousy.  For the price of admission, you get a splitting headache, a nearly irresistible urge to commit murder, and an inferiority complex.  Yippee.”
―J.R. Ward
Truth be told, sometimes we have to let go of what’s killing us, even if it’s killing us to let go.  And jealousy is one of […]

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

4 Ways to Protect Yourself From Emotional Manipulation

“Anything is better than lies and deceit!”
―Leo Tolstoy
How could anyone fall for that?  How could I have been so foolish?  Why do they believe such lies?  How could we have been conned like that?
There are emotionally manipulative people of varying degrees all around us.  When we are young we like to think that we are […]

Sunday, August 10th, 2014

12 Toxic Behaviors that Push People Away From You

Your behavior is a little thing that makes a big difference.

In our line of work, Angel and I hear from hundreds of coaching clients every month.  Through this experience, we’ve come across scores of toxic behaviors that push people away from each other.  And we’ve witnessed the devastation these behaviors cause – to relationships, to […]

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

40 Things We Forget To Thank Our Best Friends For

I don’t need a certain number of friends,
just a number of friends I can be certain of.
Some of my best friends are family, some I’ve known since I was a kid, and others are newer friendships that continue to grow stronger by the day.  Although they are all very different, every one of them is […]

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

10 Toxic Relationships Mentally Strong People Avoid

All failed relationships hurt, but letting go of a toxic relationship is actually a gain, not a loss.

As youngsters we learn about sex education in grade school, the legality of marriage in our late teens, and perhaps some social psychology in college.  But when it comes down to actually handling the intricacies of real-world relationships, […]

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

11 Old-Fashioned Relationship Habits We Should Bring Back

Love is great when spoken, but greatest when shown.  Do little things daily to show your loved ones you care.

Yesterday afternoon I was sitting on a park bench eating a sandwich for lunch when an elderly couple pulled their car up under a nearby oak tree.  They rolled down the windows and turned up […]