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Posts by: Priscilla Hunt

Supporting your Partner During Stressful Times

Instructions Reflect on questions 1-3 and jot down words and phrases that come to mind in response. Refer to Instructions for Your Couple Conversation, then share your responses with your partner. Respond to question 4 following your couple conversation and discuss with your partner. Refer to 6 Tips for Having a Productive Couple Conversation Consider […]

Tips for Quarantining Together: Claim your Space

Stay-at-home orders have led to a whole lot of togetherness, for better and for worse. Shared space can begin to feel like a prison if you don’t take proactive steps to carve out a space for yourself. You used to have time to “decompress” in the car commuting to and from work. You used to […]

Top 20 Stay-At-Home Date Night Ideas

by Fawn Weaver happywivesclub We all know how important frequent date nights are for keeping the fire burning with our spouse. But when money is tight, or a babysitter is nowhere to be found, keeping a regular date night can be a challenge.  We’re here to help! We’ve scoured the web, looking for the best, […]

Tips for Quarantining Together: Cut Each other Some Slack

These are highly stressful, unsettling, anxiety-producing times. Under these conditions, it can be more difficult to present the best versions of ourselves. So help each other through it by cutting each other some slack – even more than usual. Tension and conflict are normal reactions to this abnormal situation. It’s important that we muster a […]

Tips for Quarantining Together: Date Night

We know that date night is important. An hour a week together – just the two of us – can keep us connected, get us out of a rut, and continue to spark the romantic flame. But what happens when we’re quarantined together? Must we give up date night? Movie theaters and restaurants are closed. […]

10 Lessons from Staying Home

by Priscilla Hunt Amid stay-at-home guidelines, I’ve had lots of time to ponder. Here are 10 things for which I’ve gained a deeper appreciation. Not only is life a gift, but waking up each morning – especially with someone I love – is a gift. Even for this introvert, community is important – I need […]

Tips for Quarantining with your Spouse

Rachel Cunningham, MA, LCMHC rodgerscc.com Let’s be honest, one of the hardest things we can do in life is be married.  Now add the stress of being locked in a house together worried about the Covid-19 virus and other things like kids and finances.  To be honest, our marriages are normally the first relationship that feels this […]

Deep Breathing to Relieve Stress

Deep breathing is step 1 in managing our stress. Take five or ten minutes once or twice a day to practice the abdominal breathing method below until becomes habitual. Once this breathing becomes routine, it can be used to reverse the stress response whenever it is triggered. Abdominal Breathing Method Sit upright in a comfortable […]

What is a Gratitude Journal?

positivepsychology.com A gratitude journal is, quite simply, a tool to keep track of the good things in life. No matter how difficult and defeating life can sometimes feel, there is always something to feel grateful for. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but […]

Behind the Wheel: Do you want a great relationship that will last?

Jeff Nickles MySuperChargedLife.com Relationships need a well-defined purpose behind the wheel to steer them toward the desired goal. Both partners need to see and agree on this vision for the relationship to survive and thrive. How many relationships wind up lost? Imagine this: you set out on a vacation with your spouse. You decide to […]