"When we lose one blessing, another is often, most unexpectedly, given in its place.” – C.S. Lewis When gratitude is the furthest thing from your mind Much of the information about gratitude focuses on finding things and people in your life that you are grateful for and keeping a daily gratitude journal listing 3 to 5 things that you’re thankful for. While this is a good practice, we’re going to explore the kind of gratitude that’s more difficult to cultivate.
Couples can keep the fun alive even when they have busy lives by making sure to keep each other's intimacy needs in mind. When you both have busy careers, kids, family, and all kinds of other events going on sometimes a Quickie is just the medicine to keep one or both partners satisfied when there's not a lot of time for a full blown lovemaking session!
The recent revelation that one of the highest ranking former generals in the United States armed forces participated in a consensual extramarital affair brings up a lot of issues, not the least of which is the discussion of sex outside of marriage and whether this is acceptable or not. In this blog post, I would like to keep the focus on the issue of infidelity, for lack of a better term, and leave the discussion about impacts on national security to the experts.
What turns you on is much different than what turns a woman on. You are visual. You see an attractive woman, and you notice her body, the color of her skin, her gorgeous hair, the shape of her breasts, her buttocks, legs and her own body language. You start to have sexual thoughts about this woman and are completely aroused. If she smiles at you and gives you eye contact, then the arousal increases due to the levels of testosterone you produce as a man.
What is the most stressed part of your body during holiday gatherings? At first response you may say stomach. As we delve deeper the most active or stressed organs during these gatherings is our heart and mind. That’s why it’s so important to plan with the diligence what we are going to: say, do and feel during these intimate interactions.
Why are in-law relationships so difficult? While some would suggest it's pure jealousy, I think it's more complex. Here are four steps useful for handling tense "in-law" situations this holiday season.
The recent affair between Gen. Petraeus and his biographer Paula Broadwell has the country up in arms about whether his infidelity caused a security breach of some sort or put our country in danger. What should our concerns really be? Is monogamy in danger? When someone cheats, who is really to blame? And why do so many powerful men cheat?
This guest article from Psych Central was written by Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. When you’re single, it can feel like everyone is coupled up. And that can be especially difficult during the holidays when party invites roll in, love seems to be in the air — and saccharine couples are splashed in jewelry commercials and harrowing Hallmark-esque stories. Naturally, you might feel lonely, and avoid going out. But while ending a relationship can be painful, you can still enjoy yourself.
Pregnancy can zap energy. After all, growing a human takes a lot of work, even if you're just sitting on the couch. Simply walking from the bathroom to the kitchen can completely take the wind out of you. Here are some practical tips to help you stay at the top of your game during the holidays.
But how important is gratitude, really, other than the warm and fuzzy feeling we get when someone admires us or we receive a gift? Beyond simple manners, why is gratitude in relationships so important?