Monthly Archives : August 2015

Recognizing facial expressions is key to improving relationships

Recently Jim was talking to his wife about how to improve their love life. She explained that her desire for physical intimacy was stirred when she felt more emotional intimacy in their relationship. She said those feelings happen when he’s…

349 View / August 30, 2015

Living by your values causes confidence to flourish

Mike gets sick to his stomach every time he’s around Lynn. He’s pained by the frustration and disappointment caused by comments she made to their coworkers: “Before you help Mike out on his project you should know that he gets…

87 View / August 23, 2015

Parents can help teenagers link today’s choices to future success

Tony’s parents are worried about him. Socially he gets along well with people, but academically he just got by last year. He’s starting his junior year, and his parents have tried to tell him how important this year’s grades will…

148 View / August 16, 2015

Identify and use your strengths to be and feel your best

Scientists say the best way to achieve your goals in life while simultaneously lowering your stress and increasing your wellbeing is to identify your strengths and learn how to use them consistently. Taking a 30-minute strengths test gives you the…

299 View / August 9, 2015

Savor and share your time away experiences to keep the post-vacation glow

The summer vacation season will be over in a few weeks, and shortly thereafter your post vacation glow will likely be gone as well.  Surveys show that maintaining your pleasurable feelings for more than 2 weeks following a vacation is…

71 View / August 2, 2015