06
May

Making Joint Custody Work For Your Family

A growing body of research confirms that kids are usually better off with both parents in their lives as joint custody becomes the preferred solution to child rearing after divorce. Familiarizing yourself with the benefits of shared custody and learning these strategies can help you make the best arrangement for your family. Basic Principles to

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08
Apr

10 Critical Communication Skills for Couples

Communication is the cornerstone of any relationship. The quality of any relationship is no greater than the quality of the communication. Increasing the quality of the communication within your relationship might be the best way to enhance it. Unfortunately, interpersonal communication skills are rarely taught in school. We learn them independently. If you’ve never tried

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04
Mar

New Research Suggests that Meditation Can Alter Your Brain for the Better

Meditation is life-changing and affirming for the millions of people who practice it. Recently, there’s been some fascinating research into how practicing meditation can actually make positive changes to your brain’s structure. The academic journal Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging recently published a study about meditation. This study, completed by Massachusetts General Hospital clinicians, looked at a

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21
Jan

The Ritualistic Path to Taming Anxiety

Many athletes are superstitious. They wear lucky socks or carry around a special bottle cap to help them win a match. It may sound silly, but there’s some science to back up their habits. Research shows that rituals can be useful for soothing anxiety. That’s important because stress feels uncomfortable and hampers your performance.  At

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