relationships Tag

Talking Your Way to Happiness: Well-being Is Related to Having Less Small Talk and More Substantive Conversations Is a happy life filled with trivial chatter or reflective and profound conversations? Psychological scientists Matthias R. Mehl, Shannon E. Holleran, and C. Shelby Clark from the University of...

What makes couples happy? What makes marriages last? It's the small stuff, it turns out: Telling him he looks great in his jeans. Bringing her coffee in bed in the morning. Sneaking off without the kids from time to time. Taking turns doing the laundry. Terri...

We all know that a guiding principle of happiness and positive psychology is that _ã–Other people matter._㝠What is it that makes other people matter to us? Empathy. Empathy is commonly defined as the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. Our ability to...

No one can truly know what goes on inside a marriage except the two people involved, but researchers are getting increasingly good glimpses at what makes couples tick, how relationships are stressed and what factors can keep the spark alive. The goal: To find out what...

Positive Psychology has been described as a discipline supported by three pillars: Positive Emotions (such as happiness) / Experiences, Positive Traits, and Positive Institutions. In recent lectures, Martin Seligman has expanded the construct to include Positive Relationships as one of the pillars of positive psychology. That is...

According to ancient philosopher Aristotle, there are three kinds of relationships, only one of which will bring you true happiness. If for no other reason, I'm happy to bring you this article because of it's great title! If you'd like to find out more about the right...

Friendships effects on healthy and happiness Friendship. Community. Confidantes. Family. Loved ones. If not for relationships, how would the world go _ãÄround? On what would hopes be pinned, or love be directed? Humans_ã_ ability to form close, stable bonds with others and engage in intimate, fulfilling social...

7 ways to build happiness through positive relationships look for and appreciate the best in others develop open & effective communication be clear about the specific purpose of the relationship praise as often...