Love and Relationships, Personal development, Self-awareness

How to Sustain Intimacy in LTRs – a Neuroscience Perspective

This article about intimacy is based on information from a Webinar delivered by Mona Fishbane, PhD, as part of Sound True’s Neuroscience Training Summit. She offered a realistic, and ultimately hopeful account of how to develop, repair and nurture intimacy in ...
Love and Relationships, Personal development, Self-awareness, Spirituality

4 Hard-Hitting Truths about Infatuation that Everyone Needs to Understand

We’ve all at some time been held in the grips of infatuation, and/or of feeling very impressed with somebody. And infatuation is – by definition – an intense and short-lived experience. Nobody stays infatuated. Which is not to say that infatuation ...
Love and Relationships, Personal development, Self-awareness

5 Things to Bear in Mind when Choosing a Life Partner (from Someone who Knows)

Choosing a life partner has a lot in common with buying a house. Both are high stake, difficult-to-reverse decisions. Things get a lot more straightforward when you are clear on what you value. And whatever you end up with, there ...
Love and Relationships, Personal development, Psychology, Self-awareness

14 Things You Need to Know about Adult Attachment Theory

Attachment theory is a heavyweight psychological theory explaining the nature of the emotional attachments we form with our fellow man and woman.  It’s compelling stuff. Useful too, if you want to understand why you behave the way you do in romantic relationships.  Psychologists ...
Love and Relationships, Personal development, Self-awareness

How to Stop being Mr or Miss Independent (and be Interdependent, Instead)

From a distance, the independent person cuts a striking pose. To be independent looks like power, freedom, and true strength. But it isn’t. Independence is not strength, it is a wound. Independence is inspired not by love, but fear, and ...
Based on books, Love and Relationships, Personal development, Spirituality

6 Actions for Bold Self-Love (from Science)

This post is based on author David Hamilton’s brilliant new book, ‘I Heart Me: The Science of Self-Love’. Using science to inspire, it suggests practical ways to create the kind of essential self-love we need to empower us and help us to make good choices in life. It’s ...