What do you think of when you hear the term self-care? Is it a warm bubble bath with a glass of wine? Maybe it’s a cozy blanket, a cup of hot chocolate and a good book; or even getting out of the house for a quick walk. While all of these can be [...]
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According to Gottman, “In marriage, couples are always making “bids” for each others attention, affection, humor, or support”. Essentially making “bids” means you are reaching out to your partner in order to connect. Bids happen every day, and can be large or small. Bids are evidence of turning toward your partner which is [...]
As simple as it may sound, happily married couples like each other. Happy partners maintain respect for each other even during disagreements and remind themselves of the positive qualities about their partner. Although liking your partner sounds easy, couples often find themselves stuck in feelings of contempt or even disgust when it comes [...]
Do you know the names of your partner’s friends? What about your their favorite tv show? If you had to order them ice cream, do you know what flavor they would like? All of these are examples of the first principle of Gottman’s Couples therapy called Building Love Maps. ‘Love Maps’ are the [...]
Do you struggle with knowing how to navigate our busy world? Many people with ADHD live in a constant state of stress and it is difficult for them to tone out competing attention grabbers and focus on one task. ADHD can be mentally, emotionally, and physically draining. Often there is a lack of [...]