in LOVE & RELATIONSHIPS

Whether it’s your spouse, children, parents, co-workers, or customers, relationships are at the center of your life. Mindfulness and awareness offers effective ways to find more harmony and love in your relationships.

Sadness isn't necessarily something to be avoided. In fact, Susan Piver says despair can be the consequence of fighting it. Compassion is what happens when you don’t. 

ABC News anchor Dan Harris, author of 10% Happier, on boosting compassion through meditation.

What our partners are really craving is connection, attention—­and better use of our tongues.

“Why is it so hard to awaken?” asks Ezra Bayda, author of At Home in the Muddy Water: A Guide to Finding Peace within Everyday Chaos. “In part it’s because the life force, or energy, necessary to awaken is leaking away from morning until night.”