(TR#454) Fighting with Your Partner is a GOOD sign!

PONDER THIS: What if fighting with your partner was a good sign? RESEARCH SAYS: Those couples who proudly insist “we never fight” might actually be worse off than couples who do argue. Infatuation often leads us to lose our identity by constantly compromising to our partner. The healthiest relationships have a give-and-take–sometimes passionate–that helps both partners to […]

(TR#452) Leaving Everyday Stress at Work

PONDER THIS: Can you keep your cool through a stressful day, but lose it later when little things in your relationship bother you? RESEARCH SAYS: The greater the stress in our daily lives, the more reactive we are to normal relationship ups and downs. The key is to wash away our daily stress before we engage our […]

(TR#450) Relation between Power and Kindness

WHAT IF . . . awe can help make the world a better place? RESEARCH SAYS: Experiencing awe can actually prompt us to act kinder toward others. That’s because the gazing at the Grand Canyon or distant stars can open an awareness in us of something larger that ourselves and in turn facilitates positive behavior […]

(TR#448) The Greatest Love of All

WHAT IF . . . the greatest love of all is loving yourself? RESEARCH SAYS: Here are a few tips to help you love YOU: Embrace your feelings with a desire to learn what your feelings are telling you. Take responsibility for managing your feelings, rather than making others responsible for them. Stay open to […]

(TR#447) How to Get as Much as You Give

WHAT IF . . . Money actually really does buy happiness? It does, but not in the way you might think! RESEARCH SAYS: Charitable giving is scientifically proven to benefit the giver as much as the receiver. It works just like a positive feedback loop: giving makes people happier, and happier people give more. And […]