A detailed knowledge of who you want to attract helps you decide where you dedicate your energy and time.
Here is a simple exercise to get out of your head and back into your heart.
When the couple was sitting next to each other holding hands, the brainwave sync was the strongest. How incredible is that?
Putting these into practice will put you in touch with your body, feelings, and mind.
No, I am not referring to Fifty Shades of Grey sadism and masochism.
Managing conflict isn’t simply about being aware of and intentional about your thoughts and your words.
The last, but certainly not least, of the Four Horsemen is stonewalling.
Children, just like adults, benefit greatly from consistent and deliberate self-care activities.
Mindful parenting means that you bring your conscious attention to what’s happening, instead of getting hijacked by your emotions.
Learn how to use conflict as an opportunity to understand and get to know each other better is a vital part of attunement.
Next time you get angry, stop and think about why you’re angry.
Mindfulness meditation is not just about relaxation.
Drawing from my experiences as a teacher and what I continue to discover as a parent, here are 12 tips for how to use Inside Out to help kids learn about the brain, emotions, and themselves.
We hope that our responses help you to process the trauma of betrayal and begin on the path towards rebuilding trust in your relationship.
Yes is a word that does more than answer a question. It creates opportunity and invites possibility.
Trusting our partners is not the same thing as giving up all control.
We begin today’s Weekend Homework Assignment with a short history of humor! Read it for context on our exploration of its role in human relationships, and to gain a deeper understanding not only of our approach to humor, but of your own.
In Wednesday’s postingon The Gottman Relationship Blog, we promised to follow our scientific specifics on stonewalling with a healthy alternative! The antidote to stonewalling is self-soothing.
At the end of our potentially alarming post on Wednesday, we promised to give you some ideas for avoiding the clutches of distraction in the Age of Distraction.
Remember: the ability to self-soothe is one of the most important skills you can learn. Practicing it can help you not only in romantic relationships, but in all other areas of your life.