Relationship Challenges

7 Self-Care Tips For A Happier Relationship

By Lianne Avila | August 31, 2020

Self-care is not only good for your mental health, it is good for you relationship. You will feel happier and more motivated.

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7 Healthy Boundaries In A Relationship

By Lianne Avila | August 17, 2020

Setting boundaries in your relationship is good for your mental health. It will also help you with your own identity in your relationship.

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7 Ways To Build Trust In Your Relationship To Increase Friendship & Intimacy

By Lianne Avila | July 13, 2020

Learn how to increase the trust in your relationship. This will help with the friendship and intimacy in your relationship.

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I Think My Husband Is Depressed. What Should I do?

By Lianne Avila | May 4, 2020

Do you feel like you are at the end of your rope? Your husband has been depressed for a while. He needs to get help. Learn what you can do about it.

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10 Ways To Ruin A Perfectly Good Relationship

By Lianne Avila | April 13, 2020

Don’t let a toxic thought pattern ruin a perfectly good relationship. You can change your thoughts. Start with baby steps.

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Self-Care In Your Relationship

7 Tips To Practice Self-Care In Your Relationship

By Lianne Avila | March 10, 2020

It’s easy to put everyone else first. When you put yourself last, you will start to feel resentful. This will lead to anxiety and stress. It can also lead to physical symptoms, such as headaches and stomach aches. Practicing self-care in your relationship doesn’t have to be difficult. We are social animals, and you are wired to connect with others. This is not a bad thing. But, you do want to be careful. Don’t let it get the best of you. It’s alright to set boundaries. This means having good self-care habits. Self-care is something you practice daily. It’s taking…

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Learn how pets are good for your relationship.

5 Reasons Pets Can Help Your Relationship

By Lianne Avila | January 6, 2020

Is a pet good for your relationship? The great pet debate has been going on for years. Sure, they provide companionship and they will love you unconditionally. Pets are also a good way to see how you would work together as a couple raising a child. Pets can help your relationship. I myself am a pet lover. I grew up with cats and dogs, and for a time bunnies. They provided unconditional love to me throughout my childhood and into adulthood. Now, I am a cat owner. One of the best things at the end of the day is coming…

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Learn what the top 5 selfish behaviors are in a relationship.

5 Selfish Behaviors To STOP Now In Your Relationship

By Lianne Avila | December 3, 2019

Relationships require empathy and altruism. I’m sure everyone at some time or another has felt they are in a relationship with a selfish person. I’m not just talking about a romantic partner. This could be a colleague, friend or family member. We’ve all been there. But, have you ever stopped and thought that you may be the selfish person? Are your own behaviors in your relationship holding you back? How altruistic are you? Studies have found that holding the door open for a stranger and paying your loved ones back on Venmo, demonstrate altruistic behavior. Studies have also found that…

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Learn how reading with your partner will increase the intimacy in your relationship.

10 Benefits For Couples That Read Together

By Lianne Avila | November 14, 2019

It’s no secret that reading stimulates the brain. But, did you know that there are benefits for your relationship when you read a book with your partner? Studies have found that couples that read together are happier. Couples that read together have less stress. Unfortunately, people are more stressed out than they have ever been. This is because you are constantly plugged in. You are on your cell phone, computer, or whatever electronic gadget is nearby. This means that you are always on. You aren’t a machine. You can’t go forever. If you don’t stop, eventually you will collapse. Think…

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Take better care of yourself, today. This will help you and your family.

10 Ways To Take Better Care Of Yourself When You Are In A Relationship

By Lianne Avila | October 15, 2019

Having too much stress, can negatively impact your life. Especially your relationship. When you feel overwhelmed, you may start to disconnect. When this happens your partner will begin to feel left out. Your partner may also feel they have done something wrong. But, in reality you are feeling overwhelmed from the stress in your life. I see this happen a lot. Life takes over and you put everyone else first. If this goes on too long, you will begin to feel burnt out. Take better care of yourself, today. Self-care is taking care of your mind, body, and soul. Start…

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