Social Unrest is Emotional—Here’s How to Gain Control of Intense Emotions thumbnail

We live in times of big change and events of unprecedented, global impact, living for weeks with uncertainty and fear of pandemic, emotional and logistical challenges of social isolation, and sometimes devastating effects of recession. More than anything, all this social unrest is emotional. The world we live in has changed in the last 12… Read more

5 Ways to Solidify Your Relationship After Miscarriage thumbnail

There’s no doubt about it, pregnancy loss is one of the biggest challenges that can hit a relationship. Even though an estimated 20% of pregnancies end in a loss, miscarriage is not a common topic of conversation, and partners end up feeling very alone—even within their romantic relationship. So how do you solidify your relationship… Read more

Identify and ease the psychological impact of quarantine

Ways to Recognize and Ease the Psychological Distress of Quarantine This time of isolation and self-quarantine continues to drag on, leading to many different emotions and reactions in all of us. What you may not realize is the extent of the psychological impact of quarantine. A couple stuck at home together has to find space… Read more

How to Prevent COVID-19 Burnout thumbnail

Everyone is feeling the strain right now as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep the globe. Lives around the world and here at home are impacted through illness, fear, changes in work and childcare, and even loss of income or stability. This leaves many of us wondering how we can prevent COVID-19 burnout. If you… Read more

How Couples Can Avoid Conflict and Cope With Stress thumbnail

In stressful times, couples can avoid conflict by strengthening the connection in their relationships. Even in times as stressful as a pandemic. It’s true, these are unprecedented times. We’re afraid for our health and lives of our elderly parents. Some of us are worried about losing our jobs, or about how they’ll change once we’re… Read more

10 Ways to Stay Sane through COVID-19 thumbnail

Whether you’re quarantined in New York City or socially distancing in a Midwest suburb, coronavirus is affecting all of us. Feeling afraid or worried is a completely natural, instinctive response to this global pandemic, and it seems the majority of us are experiencing anxiety. In a survey study of more than 1200 people in China… Read more

How to Stay Calm When We’re Surrounded by Coronavirus thumbnail

As COVID-19 has spread further and impacted more and more lives, many of us are experiencing very real anxiety and fear. These are normal, healthy reactions to a life- and society-changing pandemic, but they don’t have to control us. Here are a few tips on how to stay calm while we’re socially-distancing, self-isolating, or even… Read more

5 Tips on How to Resolve Relationship Conflict thumbnail

Relationships are hard, there’s no doubt about it. They’re also rewarding, and supportive, and fulfilling. But when it feels like you and your partner are pulling in opposite directions, or every little thing becomes an argument, it’s time to think about how to resolve relationship conflict and re-connect with each other. Relationship conflict can be… Read more

Post-Partum Depression and Partners: When PPD Affects Fathers & Partners of New Moms thumbnail

Fathers (and partners) are often the biggest supporters of new moms when they face the struggle of postpartum depression (PPD) or anxiety (PPA). These fathers and partners are on the frontlines, witnessing the difficulties of their loved one. Perhaps not surprisingly, PPD affects dads and partners, too. Sometimes, the stress and resulting fatigue of new… Read more

Symptoms of PPD: 5 Clear Signs Your Partner Needs Help for Postpartum Depression thumbnail

Postpartum depression has received more attention and understanding over the years1, but how do you recognize it in your partner? Read on to learn more about the symptoms of PPD, and which symptoms mean your partner could use professional help. Both you and your wife or partner have just shared a momentous life experience and… Read more