Month: May 2014

Five Tips to Help Build Your Emotional Bank Account

By Lianne Avila / May 26, 2014 /

“Catch your partner doing something right.” The Gottman Institute I’m sure you are familiar with a savings account. You start a savings account by making a deposit. If you continue to make deposits, then your savings account grows. If you only make one deposit, then your savings account doesn’t grow. Apply that concept to your…

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Five Ways to Build a Positive Attitude

By Lianne Avila / May 26, 2014 /

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” Eleanor Roosevelt Life is much more enjoyable when you have a positive attitude. Believe it or not, it’s actually not that difficult. When you stop beating yourself up with your internal dialogue it will change your outlook on your life. Here are five tips to…

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How To Build The Five to One Ratio In Your Relationship

By Lianne Avila / May 12, 2014 /

Believe it or not relationships really are about the numbers. The Gottman Institute has found that in reasonably happy couples they have the five to one ratio in their relationship. This is the number of positive interactions to negative ones. If you don’t want to end up in divorce, then don’t let your ratio dip…

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