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August 13, 2019

Marriage is a long and winding journey. It can be easy to get lost along the way, and most of us only vaguely realize we are lost. The sign posts seem the same, the surroundings familiar, but slowly over the long haul the map becomes unrecognizable. There is no time to...

August 5, 2019

In the West, half of all marriages end in divorce. As we settle into our lives and routines with our spouses, we suddenly realize that the person we married doesn’t live up to the image of them we’d held in our mind in the early years. Disappointment sets in. We wonder...

October 25, 2018

Whatever the reason for the end of your marriage, I believe that you deserve not to carry your problems with you into your next relationship. I believe that you have much to learn from what you've experienced to ensure that you’ll be thrive as an individual and fee...

December 11, 2017

Fertility struggles and miscarriage affect more women than we know. And yet, we find it hard to know how to support our friend, family member, or partner during this time. This quick video will help you understand what to say and what not to say to a woman who has shar...

August 21, 2017

Take the brief quiz to find out if you might have perfectionist tendencies. Recognizing this, and then putting it to good use, can make life a lot easier for you.

August 15, 2017

You've had it. You're about to lose your cool... for the fourth time this week. Sound familiar? You don't have to wonder where your marital bliss went. Since respect is the foundation of marital bliss, by fighting fairer we ensure that we try to respect our...

June 28, 2017

The grief of losing a loved one can be immense. Whether you've lost a friend or a family member, there is pain and emptiness where their smile, laugh, and touch used to be. Give your emotions, and yourself, the time and space you deserve in order to find healing. I...

Research strongly supports the idea that arguing about politics does nothing to change another person's opinion. Read: Arguing about politics may serve the sole purpose of stressing you out and causing strain in your relationships. Here are four powerful and effect...

In a world that can be problem-based, remember when you receive feedback to consider: 1) the source; 2) how often you've heard it and from how many. Doing so will help you minimize meaningless feedback and know when to incorporate important feedback into lasting ch...

The psychological impact of ghosting is immediate and profound. All we can think is, "what did I do?" And "what could I have done differently?" Or even "what is wrong with me?" Our instinct is not to ask, "what is going on for that p...

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