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Small Things Often

Welcome to Small Things Often, a podcast from The Gottman Institute Successful long-term relationships are created through small words, small … Continued

Making Gottman Concepts Teachable for Kids

Help kids connect with their peers using Gottman-based exercises

What is My Heart Saying?

Here is a simple exercise to get out of your head and back into your heart.

Building Your Marriage on the Four Foundations of Mindfulness

Putting these into practice will put you in touch with your body, feelings, and mind.

How S&M Can Strengthen Your Relationship

No, I am not referring to Fifty Shades of Grey sadism and masochism.

Self-Soothing Tips for High Conflict Couples

If your arguments feel out of control, you need to step away and bring yourself back to a calm state.

The Four Horsemen: Stonewalling

The last, but certainly not least, of the Four Horsemen is stonewalling.

Conversational Boundaries without Stonewalling

Difficult conversations can lead to flooding. Here are steps to remain calm while staying present for yourself and your partner.

Manage Conflict – Part 4

Managing conflict isn’t simply about being aware of and intentional about your thoughts and your words.

Mindfulness Tips for Hard Conversations

You can do more than “agree to disagree.” Learn how to communicate with shared humanity and boundaries in mind.