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How to Navigate & Strengthen Friendships As You Age

Take a moment to think of some of your best friends. I’ll wait! Ready? Now think about all of the other relationships in your life—your parents, your siblings, your spouse, your children. If you were to prioritize each of these people on a list, where would your friends fall? In the hierarchy of relationships, friendships…

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Does Your Relationship Feel Like a Tidal Wave Lately? Here’s How to Weather the Storm.

If you’ve been following me on social media lately, you know I’ve been spending a lot of time on the beach. As I was observing the ocean waves recently, I realized our relationships are much like the ebb and flow of the tide. Just as the high tide rushes in with full force, our romantic…

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Love Drama? Here’s Why Your Brain Always Looks for Problems to Solve

Did you know that your brain is hardwired to solve problems, even when they don’t exist? When there’s nothing to solve, the brain creates something new to fix. Enter: the drama cycle. Maybe you’ve experienced this in your career. You work tirelessly toward your dream job, and once it arrives, it’s not all it’s cracked…

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Want to Improve Your Relationship *Literally* Overnight? Start Here.

Through the years, we’ve talked a lot about different kinds of relationship advice on this blog: how to combat jealousy, 4 tips to diffusing an argument with your spouse, how to apologize correctly, and so much more. Yes, all of these tried-and-true tricks of the trade are extremely important to your marriage—but one simple change…

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3 Proven Ways to Combat Jealousy in Your Relationship

FYI, there’s a totally right way and a totally wrong way to address jealousy in a relationship. But one thing’s for sure—feeling a little jealousy and insecurity is completely normal (go ahead and take a big sigh of relief!). Sorry to say it, but pangs of “normal” jealousy are something you’ll probably never escape (um,…

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