Category: Love & Relationships
25 Incredible Solo Date Ideas For Valentine’s Weekend
This huge dilemma of what to do on Valentine’s Day arises every year, whether you’re single or not. You should definitely take advantage of Valentine’s Day to make sure you feel loved and cared for and indulge in a solo date, however that looks for you, whether you’re spending the romantic holiday alone this year or with your partner. A range of emotions are understandable around Valentine’s Day. The day is usually filled with romantic comedies, sweet television ads, and a never-ending flood of relationship-related posts on social media. The act of loving yourself and taking yourself out on a […]
Which One Of The 5 Love Languages Do You Speak? Find Out
Do you have a friend who appreciates a clean home over chocolates or flowers? Or know someone who swoons over words of appreciation but doesn’t like the cliched ways of romance? This is a very basic and realistic example of love languages. We all express and receive love differently, but it also means that love can get lost in translation when partners, friends, or family members speak different love languages. For example, imagine planning a lavish and romantic dinner date for your partner on their birthday but them responding with, “I would’ve been happy staying in and snuggling in bed […]
How To Set Healthy Boundaries As A Youth
Setting personal and emotional boundaries is a way of letting other people know how far they can go with you when it comes to things like emotional support and labour, seeking your help or advice, or even in some cases how frequently you’re expected to get in touch. The primary criterion of a healthy boundary is one that is clearly stated and consistently enforced unlike an unspoken cut-off used as a means of avoidance. But why is setting boundaries an integral part of any relationship’s success? Why Is Setting Healthy Boundaries Important? Boundaries are critical in creating healthy relationships and, more […]
Starting 2023 Single? These 6 Benefits May Surprise You
It seems to be the season of celebration – engagement parties, bridal showers, 14 separate wedding parties, and all the photo shoots that come with these events – and being single can seem like a sad status. However, that couldn’t be further from the truth. There is so much hidden value that comes with being single which is often overlooked that we should be embracing, celebrating, and appreciating it instead. When you’re not emotionally bound to another person, you have complete freedom to learn, grow, and explore. Free of any guilt associated with taking time for self-care. And when you do […]
How To Help A Loved One Deal With Stress
At times it is not us who are victims of chronic stress, but our loved ones around us. And the fact is that seeing them in stress takes an indirect hit on our own well-being, in addition to theirs. It is not easy handling a partner who has being going through depression for years. But you can lend a hand with these easy tips to help a loved one cope with stress. Tips on How to Help a Loved One Cope with Stress? Be Kind Never belittle the depressed person’s situation. Never ever say “snap out of it, some people have […]
How To Maintain Your Work-Life Balance During A Relationship
With your packed daily schedule and never-ending to-do list, it’s natural to feel challenged when it comes to balancing your professional goals and be a good partner. On particularly stressful days, it may even feel impossible to maintain work-life balance. If you’re reading this article, you’re likely in the middle of trying to balance your work and relationship, so we’ll cut to the chase. While your workload can affect your love life, it’s more the stress of trying to balance your two worlds that causes the real damage. But here’s the truth: Managing a job you love and keeping the […]
What Is Gaslighting? Ways To Spot And Overcome In Relationships
Gaslighting works best when the victim isn’t aware of what’s going on. Thus, often the first step to protect yourself from gaslighting is to recognize its presence. Once you know you are being manipulated, you will also be able to determine your own reality more easily.
5 Mindful Ways To Spend Quality Time With Your Friends
Friendships have a major impact on our health and well-being but maintaining considerate friendships can be very difficult with our lives being constantly ridden with anxieties about getting the necessities done. Finding time for yourself is tough amidst the chaos but making time for your friends is even harder. However difficult it may seem, making time to nourish friendships is important for our health, happiness, and overall life balance. It can be a great way to spend productive personal time as well. Socializing and interacting with loved ones help you reduce stress and relaxes you. And it serves as a […]
How To Create Happy Family Memories In 5 Beautiful Ways
Making good memories is very important for a fulfilling family life. This International Day of Families, learn to build special moments and enhance mundane occasions with your kinfolk.
Do Relationships Make You Gain Weight?
Sometimes you do gain more than a companion when in loving and healthy relationships, it’s weight. Don’t believe us? Science backs it.
5 Simple Exercises To Strengthen Your Relationship With Your Loved Ones
Here are 5 simple exercises that you can perform with your loved ones to strengthen your relationship. And all of this has been proved by a study!