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Amazon is trying to make its Halo fitness band stand out with tech that can analyze your tone of voice and body fat, but it makes me feel insecure instead of motivated

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Lisa Eadicicco/Insider Amazon's Halo fitness tracker can analyze the tone of your voice to help you understand how you sound to others.It can also use your smartphone's camera to scan your body and calculate your body fat percentage.But I found it difficult to put this data to good use without more context, and most of the Halo's best features require a $3.99 monthly subscription.Visit Insider Revi...
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How to get unstuck in 2021: Your guide to small changes you can make to feel happier and healthier right now

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. iStock; Gilbert Espinoza/Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky For many, 2020 was a year frozen in amber. Some of us started new hobbies or joined new workout classes, only to face shutdowns. Jobs were lost, cut in half, or made stagnant under an all-remote schedule, forcing ambitious career aspirations to take a back seat. Friendships faltered under new pressures; relationships ended, someti...
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These 8 books and podcasts helped us maintain happier, healthier relationships with partners, friends, and family during the pandemic

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Crystal Cox/Business Insider 2020 strained many things, including some of our closest relationships, which were pressure-tested with new challenges.Some people went through breakups, fights with family members, tensions with coworkers, or rifts in friendships.I asked my colleagues at Insider for the books, podcasts, and resources that helped them build better relationships this year. You can find o...
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10 online classes and resources to improve your romantic relationships

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider If you have a romantic partner, the pandemic could be putting a strain on your relationship, whether you live together or are long-distance. Below is a list of courses, workshops, audiobooks, and free resources that can fundamentally change how you communicate and reconnect with each other.See more: Yale's most popular class ever is available free online — and the top...
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Do same-sex couples resolve conflicts in a healthier way?

A 12-year long study by the Gottman Institute examines the differences between how same-sex couples and different-sex couples resolve conflicts. Overall, the relationship satisfaction and quality were about the same across all couple types (gay, straight, lesbian). However, the study did find some differences in how same-sex and different-sex couples argue, including using humor to diffuse tense situations, not taking things so personally during an argument, and offering encouragement rather tha...
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How to Give Emotionally Intelligent Presentations

Aristotle said that there are 3 ways to really engage and persuade your audience. The first is logos—the use of logic and facts. The second is ethos—the use of credibility and charisma. The third is pathos—the use of emotional appeals. While all 3 work together to create a balanced presentation, today we’ll be zooming in on pathos. We strongly believe that increasing your emotional intelligence and vocabulary will make you a better speaker. Why Emotions Are So Important When you use emotional ...
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Don’t Ignore These 5 Common Relationship Problems

Pay attention! Relationship problems are a fact of life and every couple goes through them. After the honeymoon phase is over, the problems begin. This doesn’t mean you have to give up though. Take a close look at your relationship. Where do you spend most of your time? Are you caught up with the children or focusing on work? One of the most common problems I see in my practice with couples is their inability to manage conflict. 9 Things To Say During A Fight — So You’ll Both Win The Argumen...
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How Unexpected Partnerships Can Fuel Brands

  Adidas and IKEA recently announced they were joining forces in a slightly surprising brand partnership. But is it such a bad idea for brands which don’t immediately seem natural bedfellows to team up? Let’s remove ourselves from the world of brand for a minute, and look at the world of human relationships. The Gottman Institute was founded by Dr. John Gottman, and for nearly four decades he has conducted research on all facets of relationships. From these four decades of research, they have ...
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Girls and Sexuality: Understanding What Parents and Muslim Communities Can Do For Their Daughters

By Menahal Begawala When I became a therapist I had a vision of helping people get through hard times, communicate better with their families, and develop perspective when they felt stuck. I’ve been honored with the privilege of being allowed a glimpse into the lives of my clients with this goal in mind. My greatest privilege (and challenge) so far has been to work with adolescent girls. When I sit across from young girls who come from Muslim families, my first challenge is to face my own ...
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A Scintillating Secret To A Successful Marriage

A study published in the journal Personal Relationships has suggested how just a little display of gratitude between spouses is the key to improving a marriage.[1] It is not just one study, rather several that have found such levels of effectiveness of gratitude in one’s marriage. According to Dr. Katia Sol in her Tedx talk on gratitude, The Gottman Institute, renowned for their  work on marital stability and divorce prediction, found that the number one predictor of success in marriage is the l...
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Your Marriage Could Be In Trouble If You Resort To This During Arguments

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10 Relationship Facts Everyone Should Know Before Getting Married

We hate to be pessimistic, but love alone isn’t enough sustain a marriage. To truly make a marriage last, research suggests you need to be smart and conscientious in how you love your partner. To that end, we’ve gathered 10 marriage-related facts every engaged couple should know about. Take those rose-colored glasses off and read on. 1.  Sharing the housework = more sex. Sharing is caring ― and sharing household chores could make for a really hot sex life. A   found that couples who divvy up ...
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10 Habits Of People In The Happiest Relationships

Happy relationships don’t happen by accident. It takes two emotionally healthy, loving people who are committed to being the best partners they can be.  We recently asked relationship experts to tell us how the happiest couples they’ve worked with stay happy and keep their connection strong along the way. Here’s what they had to say:  1. They always kiss their spouse hello and goodbye.  “Far from being a meaningless habit, this ensures that you connect, even for just a moment, at least twice ...
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5 Qualities to Look for in a Life Partner

Romantic relationships are a challenge for everyone. No matter how great couples look on Facebook, no matter how many loving, hugging, kissing photos you see of your friends, no intimate relationship is trouble free. That’s because of two facts that are in complete conflict with each other: Fact #1: All of us have inborn needs for love, care, and attention, which when not met trigger core emotions of anger and sadness in the brain. Over time, we can defend against these needs in a variety of wa...
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This Common Behavior Could Easily End Your Marriage

You may think your criticism of your spouse is constructive, but choose your words and tone carefully: According to renowned researcher John Gottman, criticism is one of the greatest predictors of divorce there is.  For 40 years, the University of Washington psychology professor and his team of researchers at the Gottman Institute have studied couples’ interactions to determine the key predictors of divorce — or as Gottman calls them, “the four horsemen of the apocalypse.” The first sign is con...
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There Are No 'Good' Fights In Marriage

It's a cringe-worthy but still common Hollywood movie formula: Girl meets boy, they clash at first sight but have to work together, arguing all the way. When they disagree they slap each other's faces or trade smart-arse one liners before jumping into the sack for some sexy time, APPARENTLY turned on after that little spot of violence. Why do we even put up with this idea - that lashing out in anger or delivering a truckload of snappy insults is normal sexual tension? Has this insidious slap-and...
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4 Things You're Likely Doing That Will Eventually Kill Your Marriage

According to renowned marriage therapist John Gottman, there are four behaviors that can reliably predict the end of a marriage -- and you're probably guilty of them.  For 40 years, the psychology professor and his team at the Gottman Institute have studied couples’ interactions to determine the key predictors of divorce -- or as Gottman calls them, “the four horsemen of the apocalypse.” The communication sins are more mundane than you'd think: criticism, contempt, defensiveness and stonewallin...
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This Behavior Is The #1 Predictor Of Divorce, And You're Guilty Of It

Ever catch yourself rolling your eyes at your partner or getting a little too sarcastic during a conversation? Those seemingly small behaviors are not that innocent after all.  According to renowned researcher John Gottman, contemptuous behavior like eye-rolling, sarcasm and name-calling is the number one predictor of divorce. For 40 years, the University of Washington psychology professor and his team at the Gottman Institute have studied couples' interactions to determine the key predictors o...
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This Is The Number One Predictor Of Divorce

…The number one predictor of divorce is good ole contempt. According to Marie Claire, after four decades of studying couples at the Gottman Institute, Dr. John Gottman found that harboring feelings of contempt or disgust towards a partner causes marriages
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7 Things Happy Couples Do Differently

There’s no exact formula for a great relationship. In fact, all relationships are made of two people from different backgrounds and experiences, who are doing their best to make it work. But some couples do it better — way better. “The happiest couples all have one thing in common: They understand that they each have faults,“ says Fran Walfish, PhD, a relationship psychotherapist in Beverly Hills, CA, and co-host of Sexbox on WE TV. “But they don’t let their partner’s imperfections distract from...
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