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A couple talking and enjoying coffee.
By John Gottman, PhD, and Julie Schwartz Gottman, PhD
Going on a date? Here are a few guidelines to make it a good one.
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By John Gottman, PhD, and Julie Schwartz Gottman, PhD
Deepen your connection with your partner with these conversation templates from two relationship experts.
Experience Life editor in chief Jamie Martin
By Jamie Martin
How a big change to a familiar landmark reopened my eyes to what really matters — and what needs attention now.
illustration medicine and hugging
By Henry Emmons, MD
Loneliness is a huge health risk for us all. Here are ways to create more high-quality connections.
two pairs of hands holding
By David Richo, PhD
A psychotherapist offers actionable advice for handling our trigger reactions.
Two building blocks spell out ANTI RACISM
By Kara Douglass Thom
It's not enough to not be racist. Learn what you can do for yourself, your social circle, and your community to promote anti-racism — and why it matters for health.
An illustration of a woman sitting peacefully in a cross-legged position.
By David Freeman
A mantra can be a great tool to help you refocus when you’re struggling. Take inspiration from these five and see if any resonate with you.
By Alyssa Ford
We’re all going to face end-of-life decisions eventually. Why not start talking about them now?
Chat bubbles of person texting
By Cat Thompson
What if every word you uttered came true instantly? What if you were required to follow through on everything you said? How would your language change? Would even be able to talk at all?
illustration deciding to share an image on phone
By Katherine Reynolds Lewis
Posting about your life on social media is now considered the norm — but there is some information that is best kept offline. Check out these tips on online etiquette.
An illustration of two hands spaced apart, reaching out for one another.
By Molly Schelper
9 tips to comfort loved ones who are feeling anxious about the coronavirus.
Bookshelves and a laptop and books are pictured.
By Experience Life Staff
Our staff weighs in with some of their favorite anti-racist books, podcasts, movies, classes, and series.
A person holds up a knit heart against a setting sun.
By Heidi Wachter
Relationship coach and author Margot Schulman offers practices for building resiliency and deepening our relationships during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond.
An illustration of an ear and sound waves.
By Molly Tynjala
Here's how to hone your listening skills.
An illustration of two people off in the distance standing apart from one another.
By Karen Olson
When you're in the wrong, a sincere apology can go a long way toward healing your relationships — and yourself. Here's how to offer a real apology.
a professional, confident woman
By Cat Thompson
Explorations on the true nature of personal power: Where it comes from, how it works, and how to wield it well.
a man holds another person's hand
By Jon Spayde
When someone near you is suffering, it can be challenging to maintain a bright outlook. Here's how to rise above the emotional tide.
Two fingers are drawn as people — one who is angry and one who has flowers and is trying to apologize.
By Karen Olson
Knowing how to apologize is important, but doing it too often can be harmful for your relationships. Here’s how to say sorry and connect with others from a place of confidence.
A child draws angry faces on a piece of paper.
By Michael Dregni
Four experts weigh in on child and family behavior amid the global pandemic.
Older woman talking to someone.
By Craig Cox
Loneliness can present a real health threat — especially for the elderly — but everywhere you look, people are finding new ways to engage with one another.
Two friends laughing together
By Michael Dregni
Why laughter really is the best medicine — plus tips to laugh more!
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