How Do You Keep Passion Alive? It's Not Rocket Science

How Do You Keep Passion Alive? It's Not Rocket Science

Justin Lehmiller : Do you have any insight or advice that you would share with regard to how couples can improve sexual communication in their relationship when it comes to getting what they want or initiating sex?

Feeling Lonely? These 3 Ideas Can Help

Feeling Lonely? These 3 Ideas Can Help

A 2018 CIGNA study showed that loneliness is currently a public health crisis: Nearly half of Americans feel lonely. You'll see how the process of powerfully engaging in a few acts of self-care can help you feel more loved and connected.

Man Up! Our "Male Code" Fails Boys and Men

Man Up! Our "Male Code" Fails Boys and Men

Men and women who parent, live under the same cultural pressure to raise boys to follow the male code in order to be an acceptable man.

Shame and Compassion: Q&A With Paul Gilbert, Part 1 of 2

Shame and Compassion: Q&A With Paul Gilbert, Part 1 of 2

Source: Foundry/Pixabay (modifications: Arash Emamzadeh) As you note in The Compassionate Mind, the third emotion-regulation network is linked with being “happy with the way things are and feeling safe, not striving or wanting” (p.

When Your Child Gets Angry: The Cheat Sheet

When Your Child Gets Angry: The Cheat Sheet

" I agree with everything in your article When Your Child Gets Angry: Here's Your Gameplan , but I can't remember all that in the heat of the moment.

Masculinity Is Not Our Enemy

Masculinity Is Not Our Enemy

Without counselors and parents understanding how to raise and protect masculine development and the male brain, boys like Tony drift in and out of video games, depression, substances, half-love, and, often, violence.

5 ways to have a better relationship with your mom

5 ways to have a better relationship with your mom

The following are my top five tips for improving your mother/daughter relationship, along with some insights from psychologist Tara Cousineau of Milton, Massachusetts, author of The Kindness Cure: How the Science of Compassion Can Heal Your Heart and Your World .

The Role of Hope and Skill in Navigating Parental Alienation

The Role of Hope and Skill in Navigating Parental Alienation

These are the typical thoughts of targeted parents during this time of year. Absent a magic wand, I offer the two next best things, in my opinion: hope and skills. So, in this time of a new year I extend my compassion to all targeted parents.

What’s Right about Youth Sports in America

What’s Right about Youth Sports in America

So, today I would like to talk about what’s right about youth sports in America in the hope that the positive tone of my article ensures that all those who are involved in youth sports can join hands, sing Kumbaya, and work as one to return youth sports to the children and to the many benefits it provides to young people.

The Good Life #2: Maintain an Aesthetic Attitude

The Good Life #2: Maintain an Aesthetic Attitude

I think it’s fair to say that my disinclination to control others makes me a mediocre parent and organizational man and a pretty good therapist and husband. If you miss it the first time around, you can learn what it’s like to be experienced aesthetically by a good therapist.

Jenna Bush Hager describes learning of grandfather's secret pen pal

Jenna Bush Hager describes learning of grandfather's secret pen pal

Former President George H.W. Bush was known for his love of writing letters, but the recipient of some of his notes was kept secret until recently.

Jessica Alba’s Mom Paid Off Christmas Gifts on Layaway

Jessica Alba’s Mom Paid Off Christmas Gifts on Layaway

“I remember growing up, my mom put stuff on layaway for, like, a year to pay our Christmas,” Alba told Us Weekly and other reporters at the Baby2Baby Holiday Party presented by FRAME at the Montage in Beverly Hills, on Sunday, December 16.

The Benevolence of George H. W. Bush

The Benevolence of George H. W. Bush

President Bush also embodied the basic principles of social reciprocity: giving for a mutual benefit. President Bush was known for writing short letters to people with ferocious regularity. I was quite surprised when I received a hand-signed, personal letter in the mail from Vice President Bush.

How Schools Thwart Passions

How Schools Thwart Passions

The most interesting finding, for our concern now, is that a high percentage of these young adults were pursuing careers that were direct extensions of passionate interests they had developed as children in play.

Passions: Discover Them or Develop Them?

Passions: Discover Them or Develop Them?

If one finds less motivation than expected or encounters difficulties in pursuing passions, one may conclude that these particular interests are likely not among one’s true interests. In addition, people who assumed interests are innate had lower expectations of facing difficulties in pursuing their passions.

World Kindness Day: Improving Mental Health Through Kindness

World Kindness Day: Improving Mental Health Through Kindness

Saying hello to our neighbor, offering to bag our own groceries at the store, allowing passengers into our lane on the freeway, volunteering, practicing forgiveness, and offering to help a friend without any underlying motive are all simple acts of kindness that seem to be forgotten within our society.

Talking With Girls About Sexual Abuse and Weight Gain.

Talking With Girls About Sexual Abuse and Weight Gain.

We can share with her that there is a strong connection between obesity and eating disorders in girls who have been sexually abused. What you can do to help girls with obesity who have been sexually abused?

4 Ways to Cultivate Relationship Sanity

4 Ways to Cultivate Relationship Sanity

However, when couples recognize they need and want to work on their relationship, overcome their individual issues, and create and maintain a healthy relationship, they can approach the dysfunction in their relationship entirely differently and begin to work their way out of irrelationship into relationship sanity.