How to Build Shared Meaning With Your Partner

According to Dr. John Gottman, successful relationships have a sense of shared meaning. This refers to having a meaningful relationship with your partner that has a spiritual dimension and is full of rituals for connection. Here are 4 ways to build more shared meaning in to your relationship: Share a common dream or vision for […]

Three Ways to Reconnect With Your Partner

Have you been feeling disconnected from your partner? What have you and your partner done to connect in the last week? Some couples use date nights or getaways as a time to connect, but it is also important to be intentional about connecting with each other in between these. Here are 3 things that you […]

Three Simple Habits Of Happy Couples.

We all hurt our partner’s feelings, this is an unavoidable reality for all couples. But according to Dr. John Gottman, one of the major differences between happy and unhappy couples is that happy couples repair unresolved conflicts as they occur. Not addressing conflicts as they come up can lead to more hurt and further damage […]

The Importance of Self-Care Routine For Your Mental Health.

What is your self-care routine? Do you exercise, read, listen to music, meditate, or do something else? We all have ideas about what self-care looks like, but often it’s difficult to put those ideas into practice. The increased stress of the pandemic may be making it even harder to carve out time for yourself. However, […]

How To Listen Effectively

We all want to be listened to and heard in our conversations with others. Being an engaged listener is an incredibly important skill that can help to build understanding and connection in conversations with your partner. But how do we go about doing this? Here are some tips from the Gottman Institute on how to […]

Embracing Uncertainty Together During Covid

No one can know what the future holds with complete certainty, and the COVID-19 pandemic has created even more ambiguity and uncertainty for couples and families. This lingering uncertainty can be scary and anxiety provoking, and it may be difficult to cope. Here are some things that couples can do to embrace this ambiguity together: […]