Unplug to Recharge Your Relationship

Have you ever felt like you needed a break from social media or from your phone? Have you ever been distracted by your online notifications even while you were with your partner? We did! If you’re too plugged in to your phone, then unplugging can save your relationship!

Unplug to Recharge Your Relationship

3 Reasons to Make Room For Personal Space in Your Relationship

We typically organize our time so that the quality of connection is roughly equal to the quality of personal space. When this balance goes out of whack, it’s hard for us to bring our best selves to the relationship and to be honest, we get irritated! Why?

3 Reasons to Make Room For Personal Space in Your Relationship

10 Little Things You Can Do To Make Big Changes In Your Relationship

Curious about the little things that we do, on a regular basis, to try to maintain and grow our relationship? Here's a list of the 10 little things that we feel have made the biggest, and most sustainable, impact on our relationship so far.

10 Little Things You Can Do To Make Big Changes In Your Relationship

8 Reasons to Start Team Cooking

WE TEAM COOK AND WE LOVE IT! Each weekend, we review recipes, grocery shop, and team cook/meal prep for the entire week.

Team cooking this way may not be suitable for everyone’s lifestyle. That said, many people have been interested in our practice so here are 8 reasons why we feel it’s important for us and our relationship

8 Reasons to Start Team Cooking

Branding Your Love

What if they displayed words or illustrations of affirmation about what makes you YOU, from your partner's perspective? Likewise, what if you could create such displays about and for your partner?  What if you branded you love?

Branding Your Love

Three Ways to Strengthen Your Relationship This New Year

Change is the only constant, so it’s a really good practice to check-in with each other on a regular basis to re-align. Don’t let habituation make your relationship stagnate or becoming a bad habit.

Three Ways to Strengthen Your Relationship This New Year

How to Express Gratitude & Appreciation During Conflicts

What we discovered is that the quick break from the argument and dose of happy hormones that came from reading what we appreciated about one another helped us remember that there is plenty of goodness in each other (even though we had been upset even a few seconds prior).

How to Express Gratitude & Appreciation During Conflicts

Making Space for Quality Time Amidst a Busy Life

Sometimes, we worry that we might not be spending enough quality time as a couple. Granted, we're occasionally together in the evenings doing chores or socializing, but being busy is really not the same as being present

Making Space for Quality Time Amidst a Busy Life

Crush Your #RelationshipGoals Even on Vacation

While goal setting may often be seen as an exercise meant for professional, academic or long-term endeavours, we find equal beauty in setting goals to make the most out of leisurely experiences as well.

Crush Your #RelationshipGoals Even on Vacation

Relationship Zen in a Jar

One of Lindsey’s closest friends suggested putting our couple’s goals in a jar. At the end of the year, we reviewed the goals to see to what extent we’d achieved them and we wrote new relationship goals for the coming year.

Relationship Zen in a Jar

Adapting to Transition as a Couple

Even though we’ve been together for 5 years, we feel like our relationship is new because we’re constantly adapting to life’s transitions. Having to adapt to changes has been useful because it's led us to define and re-define our relationship and has kept us from stagnating.

Adapting to Transition as a Couple

Ejecting the Ego from the Driver’s Seat

Once the ego is in control, the smallest interactions with our partner can become insincere because the ego takes the opportunity to seek recognition, praise, attention, or a stronger sense of self.

Ejecting the Ego from the Driver’s Seat

Looking for Excitement? Design Your Own Adventure!

Adventures place us in different settings and as a result, expose aspects of ourselves that we don’t normally display, so we get to know each other better.

Looking for Excitement? Design Your Own Adventure!

Tea(m) Time: Help for Busy Relationships

Tea(m) time: like a checkpoint, or a “tune up” that Formula One race cars receive throughout a race. The purpose of this get-together is to carve out one or two hours a month or bi-weekly to intentionally discuss your relationship with your partner – as a team.

Tea(m) Time: Help for Busy Relationships

Relationship Zen Strategic Planning – Phase 2

Central to Relationship Zen is an active cycle of personal development and couple’s development. Therefore, Relationship Zen Strategic Planning involves the intentional, structured and uplifting process of analyzing our current situations as individuals and as a couple, envisioning a better future as two, and developing a personal and group plan.

Relationship Zen Strategic Planning – Phase 2