Month: November 2015

Rituals of Connection

By Lianne Avila / November 30, 2015 /

“A ritual becomes a mask that lights the kindred celebration candle of sacred moments long ago… tantalizing these entombed spirits to surface again.” Wes Adamson When you are in a relationship it’s very important to have a sense of shared meaning in your lives together. When you are in a relationship you create a new…

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Let’s Talk

By Lianne Avila / November 23, 2015 /

You heard me, stop texting, checking your Facebook and Googling and talk to your partner. It’s really not that difficult. Take a genuine interest in your partner, this means listening. When your partner comes home at the end of the day, stop and listen. This will help build the friendship in the relationship. Here are…

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10 Distractions For Singles

By Lianne Avila / November 16, 2015 /

Feeling fried or less fabulous. Does being single have you down? No worries, nearly half the population is single, so, this means you aren’t alone. Two words: distract yourself. Research shows that letting your mind wander increases creativity, reduces stress, and can even reduce pain. With that in mind, here are 10 fun distractions which…

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The Facts About Happy Relationships

By Lianne Avila / November 9, 2015 /

“Contempt says, I’m better than you. Respect says, I appreciate you.” The Gottman Institute Not all relationships are dysfunctional. Unfortunately, that’s what we tend to focus on. Have you ever met a couple that is in a happy relationship, and wonder how do they do it? Believe it or not, it can happen to you,…

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5 Facts About Happy Couples

By Lianne Avila / November 2, 2015 /

“Never close your lips to those whom you have alreadyopened your heart.” Charles Dickens The truth about relationships, is your partner doesn’t have to be perfect. Everywhere you look these days their are photos or movies about a perfect relationship and a perfect life. How many people do you know that actually have that life?…

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