The secret to vibrant and successful relationships is knowing how to handle stress. Learn strategies to increase resilience and fun in your romantic relationship and in all arenas of your life. Control stress before it controls you! Read more…
My personal story illustrates what every couple is trying to manifest in their relationship – resiliency at all times, having the wherewithal to transform perceptions, not the situation. Resiliency is how to save your relationship.
The challenge is making an inner shift when you’re disillusioned — on a once-in-a-while getaway as well as on a daily basis at home.
Recurring conflicts that revolve around the themes of kids, in-laws, money, and/or sex drive a long-term relationship to narrow, uncomfortable places. It’s normal to get stuck in these slot canyons. No two people will have exactly the same list of healthy ways of dealing with stress.
Research shows that hugs are healing. I read a story about a bus driver in NYC who used to hug his passengers when they got on the bus. People would line up for blocks to get their daily hit. Sensual hugging is often part of the sexual repertoire, but how about hugging as a stress-reliever?
Everyone must learn how to deal with stress in order to enhance their long-term relationships. When you get overwhelmed, the suggestions in this post will help you!