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Make Your Heart Beat For Your Serenity!

Make Your Heart Beat For Your Serenity!

Your heart is your best tool to reach that state of calm and stillness we all crave. Cardiac coherence is a very simple method, that can be used by everyone, in all circumstances. Based on breathing and visualization, it can have a ripple effect on your serenity. To get in cardiac coherence, just begin by… breathing. Take several breaths, slow, deep breaths, in rythm with your heart beat, with a short pause after exhaling.

Study: Phrase 'That's So Gay' Damages Self-Esteem [EXPERT]
Does your child suffer from low self-esteem?

Study: Phrase 'That's So Gay' Damages Self-Esteem

In a study conducted at the University of Michigan, lead author Michael Woodford found that the phrase "that's so gay" negatively affected gay, lesbian and bisexual students between the ages of 18 to 25 — contributing to feelings of isolation, headaches, poor appetite and eating problems.

5 Misleading Dating Tips Your Girlfriends Give [EXPERT]
Do your friends give you bad advice?

5 Misleading Dating Tips Your Girlfriends Give

Stop asking your girlfriends for dating advice. Wait. Ill amend that. Be very careful which of your female friends you turn to in times of romantic distress. The problem with most of said advice and reinforcements is that it's rarely objective. Here are five misleading things girlfriends say.

15 Reasons Couples Become Happier As Their Kids Grow Up [EXPERT]
What could bring parents more joy than their child's graduation?

15 Reasons Couples Become Happier As Their Kids Grow Up

You might think that parenting is most precious when children are babies. Everything is so new and exciting. Plus, when the baby naps — and they nap often — the parents can get intimate. Not so. According to a survey of over 100 mental health professionals, 80% of experts agree that couples get happier as their kids grow up. Wanna learn why? Find out below.

Is Your Dream Guy Right In Front Of You?

Is Your Dream Guy Right In Front Of You?

"If it were a snake, it would 'a bit ya!" That's what Ethel Mertz always said to her husband Fred (Lucy Ricardo's neighbors in I Love Lucy) when he'd wander around looking for his glasses – which were always on top of his (bald) head. Do you remember that?

Are You Too Available? 5 Tips To Know

Are You Too Available? 5 Tips To Know

Dating is a game and relationships are a balancing act. Playing hard to get is age old dating advise. However, most women have the opposite problem - they are too available. Men often relate this trait to desperation. So, you don't want to be too available but you don't want to come across as way to hard to get. If it sounds complicated, it can be. What's the perfect balance? Here are five ways to tell if you are too available:  

Can A Bad Relationship Make You Sick? [EXPERT]
Relationships can make us sick. So can life.

Can A Bad Relationship Make You Sick?

“My relationship ended, it felt bad and now I am sick because of it,” is precisely the kind of unexamined thinking and superficial generalization that spins us into imbalance in most cases.

7 Myths About Arguing & How To Avoid It

7 Myths About Arguing & How To Avoid It

In my counseling practice, couples are often surprised to learn they can communicate and solve problems effectively without fighting; but sometimes you may find it’s not so easy to give up your struggles. You may have trouble letting go of the fighting habit because of two factors: social expectations (expectations the people around you have about marriage) and myths (common beliefs not based on fact.) Myths and Expectations about Fighting

Can You Have Sex Without Love & Is It Healthy?

Can You Have Sex Without Love & Is It Healthy?

  Helen Fisher, “Anatomy of Love and The Sex Contract.,” is required reading in many graduate programs for future Marriage and Family Therapists. Helen Fisher is a Biological Anthropologist who has studied the human brain in love. Some of her findings indicate that we are genetically predisposed in certain ways depending upon whether we were born female or male, and that chemistry does, in fact, play an important role.