Strong Marriage

Strong Marriage It doesn’t take hard work to keep a relationship happy or stable over time. For example, many people assume that conflict is kryptonite to relationships. But it’s actually frustration. Specifically, frustration forms when a partner’s expectations go unmet. Happy couples have realistic expectations, both about relationships in general and about their relationship in…

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How Hypnosis Is Used in Psychology

How Hypnosis Is Used in PsychologyBy Kendra Cherry What exactly is hypnosis? While definitions can vary, the American Psychological Association describes hypnosis as a cooperative interaction in which the participant responds to the suggestions of the hypnotist.1   Hypnosis has become well-known thanks to popular acts where people are prompted to perform unusual or ridiculous actions, but,…

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Happiness

Happiness 1.  When we pursue happiness, our goal is to experience more joy and contentment. To find out if we’re making progress, we need to compare our past happiness to our current happiness. This creates a problem:   . . . flow, a state of complete absorption in an activity. Think of being engrossed in a Harry…

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