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Mindfulness Matters in Marriage — and Roller-Skating

Are you are wondering what marriage and roller-skating have in common? Roller-skating is only for kids, right? No. And married people are adults? Most of the time, but not always. I’ve been roller-skating for decades as an adult. In my personal life and in my work as a therapist, I’ve noticed …

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3 Ways to Create Positive Relationships in the Workplace

Throughout a typical work week, employees will interact more with their colleagues than loved ones. Positive interactions between employees not only makes for a better work environment but can foster higher levels of job satisfaction and productivity. Negative or toxic relationships in the workplace can increase stress levels among employees, …

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Psychology Around the Net: January 26, 2019

This week’s Psychology Around the Net takes a look at children taking mental health days, the definition of relationship cycling and what it can do to your mental health, career advice for having not only a successful but also a happy career, and more. Enjoy! Women Urged to Put Mental …

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Real Life Advice On How to Let Someone Down Easy

Ghost them or be upfront? Let’s be real: the whole dating process comes with a ton of tough situations to navigate. Case in point: trying to figure out how to let someone down easy after going on a date with them. Should you feed them some line about not being …

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3 Tips for Better Communication During Difficult Conversations

Don’t make things harder than they have to be. Communication is one of the core elements of healthy relationships, which is why learning how to improve your communication skills is critical. Effective communication can stop arguments before they start, help you overcome misunderstandings, and leave nothing in the way of …

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Psychology Around the Net: December 22, 2018

Happy Holidays, sweet readers! Regardless of which holiday you celebrate — or even if you celebrate one at all — you’ve no doubt felt a mix of pleasant and not-so-pleasant emotions this month (why does this read like a horoscope?) — especially if you celebrate Christmas as you now only …

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Passive Aggressive Behavior in Relationships (and How to Change It)

Not you, of course…maybe. Do you have a passive aggressive person in your life? Even more importantly, do you think that passive aggressive person might be you? Passive aggressive behavior can be seriously damaging to relationships, so if you’re acting this way, you should probably know about it. According to …

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Psychology Around the Net: December 15, 2018

Would you be more successful if you had a pet? Why does visiting a place from your past bring back more vivid memories? Does a significant salary difference matter when it comes to the success of a relationship? Let’s find out all and more in this week’s Psychology Around the …

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How to Tell a New Partner You’ve Been Divorced

It might be a little risky. When a divorce is done and over with, the next thing a new divorcee typically does is meet and date new people — not necessarily to get into another marriage but to find intimacy, companionship, and friendship. After all, everyone gets beat up in …

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