Posts tagged Gratitude
Are Your Relationship Goals Controlling You?

Gratitude, reflection, and celebration are helpful because they fortify our ability to ground ourselves, feel what’s really going on, and understand why. In turn, this allows us to choose more of what we want for the future for ourselves and for our relationship.

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Getting Good at Relationships is Hard

Intimate relationships are hard to maintain! We talk about how we sometimes feel like it can take months to build our healthy habits, but just one heated interaction to feel like we’ve fallen backwards.

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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).

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Proposing to Each Other: Our Mutual Proposal

In our view, there is no wrong way to become engaged as long as you engage in a method that matches your values, attitudes and beliefs regarding your relationship.

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7 Ways to Boost Your Zen Living Today

We believe that it's imperative for individuals to prioritize personal development because that ultimately helps to improve the health of their relationships. 

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6 Books for Relationship Zen Success

Imagine you are on a long journey by yourself. Along the way, you meet mentors and you learn from them one by one. That’s how we see these books -– they each have something meaningful and pivotal to share with us along our path. 

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5 Ways to Love Like it’s Your Last Day on Earth

In a time when we are surrounded by many broken, superficial, or unhealthy relationships, it can be very powerful to identify relationship mentors/role models in our lives. What made their relationship so powerful, especially as they grew older, was that they lived by the following principle:

Live like it’s your last day on earth… No. Love like it’s your last day on earth.

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Cheers to a “New” Relationship!

Reflecting on the past and being mindful in the present are essential aspects of Relationship Zen. However, so is setting bold intentions for the future! The holiday season is a beautiful time to combine all three activities.

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The Materialistic Way of Spreading Love

Although the Buddha was probably talking about “gift” in a metaphorical sense, we’re embracing the holiday spirit and want to discuss materialistic gifts of health. One of the foundations of Relationship Zen is the idea that we commit to being agents of positive change for each other. Sometimes you can do this by being materialistic – by giving a gift of health!

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