An article about the importance of social connections to our mental health, something which we can hopefully gain even more from as our Covid restrictions ease.
Tag: Happy Relationships
This article discusses some ways of managing conflict in the home, with a particular emphasis on managing conflict in the context of lockdown.
Angie Hilton sits down with clinical psychologist Chris Mackey to discuss ways of improving your relationship, the five love languages. The five love languages are: words of affirmation, quality time, gifts, physical touch and affection and acts of service. It helps to learn both your and your partner’s love language as it can assist in… Read more »
This article is about those for whom Christmas is not such a joyous time because of painful childhood memories.
Clinical psychologist Chris Mackey discusses the importance of building your tribe. When you find the people who you share interests and passions with, it’s important to cultivate those relationships as they can be a tonic for the mind, body and soul. This clip was taken from series 2, episode 5 of Destination Happiness.
This article examines the work of Dr Esther Perel, who contends that we can learn much about marriages from looking at affairs.
Engaging in acts of kindness is one of the more reliable ways of boosting our mood. This is no surprise. We know that doing something to help others can make us feel good. But the science of positive psychology has furthered our understanding with these research findings on the impact of acts of kindness on… Read more »
This article looks at depression and why it is important to give yourself the best chance of recovery, which often includes calling on the support of those who care about us.
The question might be asked, “Why marry?”. As Kierkegaard said about marriage, “If you do it you’ll regret it, if you don’t do it you’ll regret it.” But the British Office of National Statistics in 2007 reported that married couples live longer, that younger married men have half the mortality rate of unmarried men, that married… Read more »