Stop Whining Already!

It might not be official church teaching, but the admonishment against complainers got as close as it’s possible to get when Pope Francis recently posted this notice on his residential door.

Stop Whining Already!2018-03-16T15:43:25+11:00

What Women Really Want

Part 2 of the Quest for Happiness SeriesIf equality in work isn’t the answer for making happy wives (see Smart Loving, The Equality Myth), what is?According to the same study that looked

What Women Really Want2015-12-26T16:19:28+11:00

Connect Hug

Question: How can couples reconnect when things are tense and distant between them? Preferably without words?? Answer: Connect Hug!  

Connect Hug2015-01-15T14:57:23+11:00

Take Five: The Art of Apology

Sadly many couples don’t actually know how to apologise and reconcile when they’ve hurt their spouse. People think that it’s obvious, or that it should just be instinctual, or that love should

Take Five: The Art of Apology2015-01-15T14:59:45+11:00

The Power of Ritual

Routines can be very useful in keeping our lives purposeful and organized. Rituals are like routines with one important difference - they have positive emotional meaning. Rituals connect us with others by

The Power of Ritual2015-01-15T15:02:25+11:00

Hug to Diffuse

It’s happening again. Suddenly we find ourselves in that all too familiar territory:  we’re gridlocked in an argument about goodness-knows-what and it’s starting to turn nasty. Our spirits deflate and we both

Hug to Diffuse2015-01-15T15:06:16+11:00