Articles on the applied positive psychology of relationships and communication based on the latest scientific insights.

Anxious Attachment Style

Anxious Attachment Style: What It Is (+ Its Hidden Strengths)

In the realm of human relationships, attachment styles shape our perceptions of intimacy and emotional fulfillment. Anxious attachment style, a type of insecure attachment characterized [...]

Secure Attachment Style

Secure Attachment Style: Why It Matters & How to Nurture It

Imagine a relationship where trust flows effortlessly, communication is a breeze, and both partners feel equally cherished, respected, and free. Welcome to the world of [...]

Chronic loneliness

Managing Chronic Loneliness When Aging: 23 Strategies

Chronic loneliness can affect us all at any point in our lifetimes, but it can be a significant challenge for many older adults as they [...]


Enmeshment: Breaking Free From Overbearing Relationships

When boundaries are unclear, particularly in families, relationships can become overbearing, with individuals experiencing a diminished sense of self (Bacon & Conway, 2023). In such [...]

Disorganized attachment style

Can a Disorganized Attachment Style Be Overcome?

No individual needs to be defined by the actions or behavior of their parents. However, the attachment strategies we form early in our lives for [...]

Boundaries books

Setting Boundaries: Quotes & Books for Healthy Relationships

Rather than being a “hot topic,” setting boundaries is more of a “boomerang topic” in that we keep coming back to it. This is partly [...]

Healthy Boundaries Worksheets

14 Worksheets for Setting Healthy Boundaries

Setting healthy, unapologetic boundaries offers peace and freedom where life was previously overwhelming and chaotic. When combined with practicing assertiveness and self-discipline, boundary setting can [...]

Victim mentality

Victim Mentality: 10 Ways to Help Clients Conquer Victimhood

Life isn’t always fair, and injustice is everywhere. However, some people see themselves as victims whenever they face setbacks or don’t get their own way. [...]

Family Therapy Techniques

23 Family Therapy Techniques to Strengthen Your Relationships

Dealing with a family feud? Family therapy can provide an avenue to both individual and collective healing for a multitude of different issues. The origins [...]

Attachment Style Tests

8 Attachment Style Questionnaires & Tests to Assess Clients

Attachment styles describe how clients relate to those closest to them. They form in childhood but influence lifelong behavior in several ways, including coping with [...]

3 Positive Relationships Exercises Pack