Month: July 2016

10 Things You Need To Do To Be Happy In Your Relationship

By Lianne Avila / July 25, 2016 /

After you’ve been in a relationship for a while, it’s easy to focus on the negative. At The Gottman Institute we call this the negative sentiment override (NSO). Couples that are in the NSO will not notice the positive their partner does 50% of the time. What does this mean? Start adding thank you’s and…

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Relationships can get complicated. Learn how changing your mindset can change your relationship.

Ten Common Cognitive Distortions in Relationships

By Lianne Avila / July 18, 2016 /

You may be wondering what a cognitive distortion is and why you have them in your relationship? Relationships can bring out the best in us, or the worst. This is when your mind convinces you that something is true, when it really isn’t. These thoughts are inaccurate and reinforce negative thinking. There is a direct…

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10 Ways To Love Someone (Without Giving Yourself Away In The Process)

By Lianne Avila / July 4, 2016 /

“It’s Love That Makes The World Go Round.” W.S. Gilbert So, you’ve found love. Now, how do you make it last? In the beginning love is grand. It’s just you and your partner. You can’t seem to get enough of each other. Then, you buy a house, have children, and get a promotion at work.…

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