Entries tagged with “Relationships”

Always Bring Presence

Being present is a healing gift you can offer to anyone—loved ones and strangers alike.

Anger, Integrity and Thou

Dear Eve,I damaged my relationship pretty badly and consequently, my boyfriend is now really distant. I want to bring him back, but don’t know how to get him to trust me again.What…

Asking Questions Is Most of Compassion

What is compassion? “We believe that the word represents something that we offer to others, or to ourselves. But is that accurate?”

Book Review: Passion & Presence A Couple’s Guide to Awakened Intimacy and Mindful Sex

“PASSIONATE SEX is rare in long-term relationships.” There. Maci Daye just gets this over with in the introduction to her new book, so anyone in that situation can relax—it’s tot…

Book Review: Personal Intelligence

Personal IntelligenceThe Power of Personality and How It Shapes Our LivesBy John D. MayerScientific American/Farrar, Straus and GirouxIt’s always exciting when an original psycholo…

Building Relationships One Step at a Time

Walking can be a path to a better understanding and appreciation of each other.

Circles, Not Triangles

Triangles aren't sustainable when it comes to relationships. Embrace the idea of circles, which are stable over time.

Dismantling Your Pandemic Pod

Pandemic pods kept you sane while keeping COVID-19 at bay. It's okay to mourn the loss of your pod as you celebrate the world moving closer to normal.

Do-It-Yourself Love

Dear Eve,I am in some deep relationship trouble. My husband (52 years old) of 8 years (lived together for 5 years before we got married) has told me that he wants to move out. He s…

Finding Freedom in Forgiveness

The capacity to forgive reveals a soul that is free of anxiety, one that is mature and equal to the complexity of human interaction.

Friendships Boost A Woman’s Health

A landmark study by the University of Michigan has identified a likely reason why feeling emotionally close to a friend works wonders on a woman’s mood — and even boosts her health…

Handling Difficult Relationships by Going Gray Rock

Want to manage manipulative, triggering, altogether difficult people? Gray rock them.

Healing Erotica: Tap Into Sexual Transformation

Erotic feelings can be natural and precious—and a source of great healing.

Heart-Opening Yoga

We learn so many great lessons in yoga that totally fall apart in relationships. You are trying to learn about detachment and going with the flow, but you are in love with a person…

How to Be a Nicer Person the Buddhist Way

Don’t despise, be generous the right way, and choose nice friends. Learn to be nicer by following Buddhist wisdom.

How to Contact an Old Flame: Mindfully

One of the best things about the Internet is our ability to reconnect with old friends and sweethearts. And one of the worst things about the Internet is that it has opened a door …

How to Recognize Warning Signs of Suicide: Red Flags for Friends and Family

As suicide rates rise, it's important to recognize the warning signs. You may be able to help a loved one get the support they need if you know the warning signs of suicide.

How to Use Gray Rock

“In a nutshell, think of gray rocking as turning your back on someone without actually turning your back and offending them.”

How We Show Up: Reclaiming Family, Friendship, and Community

On the heels of her new book, How We Show Up, community activist, advocate, and author Mia Birdsong gives advice for creating and maintaining deep communal relationships and a sense of belonging.

Is He The One? Why the Search Shouldn’t be Easy

How to rewire the way you look for love.