The Secrets To Fulfilling Relationships Revealed – Part II

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – In the first installment of this three-part 'fulfilling relationships' series, we looked at the importance of effective communication. The qualities of our communication style and the skills we bring to our conversations have a significant impact on our overall success in life, work and family relationships. While most of us are aware [...]

The Secrets To Fulfilling Relationships Revealed – Part II2022-09-14T14:15:33-04:00

Tips for Handling Difficult Relationships During the Holidays

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD –  The holidays are upon us. Some say “it’s the most wonderful time of the year!” Is it? For many of us, the holiday visits back home to family members is something to be dreaded. There is frustration in handling difficult relationships. While we look forward to the pleasure of celebrating [...]

Tips for Handling Difficult Relationships During the Holidays2022-09-14T13:49:04-04:00

The Secrets To Fulfilling Relationships Revealed — Part I

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – It’s a fact: Lack of effective communication is a leading cause of divorce and the breakdown of relationships between parents and children, as well as between employees and their employers. There is no doubt that communication can make or break fulfilling relationships, but changing how we relate to one another [...]

The Secrets To Fulfilling Relationships Revealed — Part I2022-09-08T08:48:25-04:00

Our Love Affair With Pets

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – In an economy that has been reeling in double-digit unemployment and unending home foreclosures, the last thing you would expect is that last year we spent a collective $50 billion on our pets. Even more surprising, this figure represents an $8 billion increase in the past three years during one [...]

Our Love Affair With Pets2022-08-31T22:22:03-04:00

10 Tips For Sustaining Love

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD -  It is not a coincidence that happy couples share many of the same behavioral patterns. Often, we think that being happy means we have fun sharing the same hobbies or doing everything as a couple. While sharing activities enhances relationships, the most important components to successful relationships are found in [...]

10 Tips For Sustaining Love2022-08-26T00:37:50-04:00

The Secrets To Fulfilling Relationships Revealed – Part III

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD - In my previous reports, we have shared the importance of communication and the importance fulfilling relationships have to our health and well-being. In the first two installments of this article (Part I and Part II), we also discussed the first few steps of a transformative model of communication skills, termed Behavioral Engagement [...]

The Secrets To Fulfilling Relationships Revealed – Part III2022-08-18T21:13:50-04:00

Tune Up Your Relationships

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – Given the ever growing demands of our daily lives, it becomes very easy to overlook the “care and feeding” of our intimate, family and long-term relationships. Relationships have been shown to have a significant impact on our health, happiness and longevity; taking care of them and keeping up on their maintenance are [...]

Tune Up Your Relationships2022-08-11T22:12:48-04:00

The Courage To Love Again

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – We all know that love — unconditional acceptance by another person — is what we want, need and desire. Love is vital to our health and well-being and is one of psychologist Abraham Maslow’s so-called “hierarchy of needs.” Yet finding the courage to love again is a complicated thing that [...]

The Courage To Love Again2022-07-20T21:32:27-04:00

How To Take The First Step To Being Happy

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – With such a strong emphasis on achievement, accumulation and recognition in our society, it can become easy to be discouraged or disappointed with who or what we perceive ourselves to be, especially in how we stack up in the “pecking order” with those around us. Being happy with yourself is a [...]

How To Take The First Step To Being Happy2022-07-20T21:20:12-04:00

Six Immediate Steps To Improve Your Relationships

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – Making your relationships more fulfilling for you as well as for the important people in your life is easier than you might think. Most of us simply forget what makes a good relationship, yet we know what it feels like when one of our relationships isn’t going well. Often, improving [...]

Six Immediate Steps To Improve Your Relationships2022-07-15T23:20:58-04:00

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