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Time Management is Essential for Bonding

Time Management is Essential for Bonding

Chronically late individuals often experience great stress, feel shame about inconveniencing others and at times end up defeating their own goals. Yet, for some, this conduct is repetitious and hard to change. Conversely, prompt individuals expect [...]

Mutual Love Does Not Always Guarantee a Happy Relationship

Mutual Love Does Not Always Guarantee a Happy Relationship

With this year’s Valentine’s Day just a week old, for many couples it seems like it’s halo has already faded. How can so many pairs profess to love each other and at the same time harbor [...]

Is shared love a gift or an accomplishment?

Is shared love a gift or an accomplishment?

Today is Valentine’s Day, Lovers’ Day. All humans desire, wish for, dream about and even pray to find a deep, rewarding and sustained love connection with someone special in their lives. Is love a gift we [...]

Feeling a Loved One’s Pain – Drama or Reality?

Feeling a Loved One’s Pain – Drama or Reality?

When people report feeling the pain of a loved one, is it solely a romantic or dramatic exclamation or does it actually reflect an authentic physiological reaction supported by scientific findings? For centuries, romantic stories, ballads, [...]

The Human Fascination with Winning the Lottery

The Human Fascination with Winning the Lottery

It is a natural human instinct to want to be a winner. Being a lottery winner helps one not only become enormously wealthy and feel uniquely blessed as a “special individual”, it also leads one to [...]

Maintaining Compassion During Another’s Distress

Maintaining Compassion During Another’s Distress

Those who veer from standard behavior are likely to arouse bewilderment, fear and criticism by observers. Any unanticipated conduct by another driver, passenger, colleague or acquaintance that destabilizes us and evokes fear, anger or unrighteousness, will [...]

How to Better Understand Yourself and Others

How to Better Understand Yourself and Others

Most people proclaim to know themselves quite well and to understand their needs, emotions, behaviors and motivations. Yet, at times they say, “I don’t know what I was thinking, what my motivation was or what possessed [...]

Three Essential Traits for a Solid Union

Three Essential Traits for a Solid Union

Psychologists, researchers, therapists, mental health professionals and others have sought to identify the essential emotions and behaviors necessary for creating a secure and healthy love relationship. Many theories have evolved and studies conducted to decipher the [...]