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Small Things Often

The Gottman Institute

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Small Things Often

Small Things Often

The Gottman Institute

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317
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Give your relationships a boost in 5 minutes or less with Small Things Often from The Gottman Institute. We provide simple, proven, quick tips to help you deepen and enhance your relationships!

Latest Episodes

How to Be a Better Listener

How are your listening skills? If your partner is in pain, the most loving thing you can do is to listen with empathy and understanding. On this episode of Small Things Often, learn how to improve your ability to listen with compassion.

3 MIN2 d ago
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How to Be a Better Listener

How to Take Care of Each Other By Taking Care of Ourselves

How’s your relationship going? Not the one with your partner…the one with yourself. On this episode of Small Things Often, find out why creating time and space for yourself can keep the relationship with your partner strong and healthy.

3 MIN4 d ago
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How to Take Care of Each Other By Taking Care of Ourselves

Connecting in Crisis

While in crisis mode, it can be easy to turn away from your loved ones. On this episode of Small Things Often, learn how you can stay connected and support each other in times of uncertainty.

2 MIN1 w ago
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Connecting in Crisis

Practicing Positive Needs

How are you expressing those difficult emotions that creep up from time to time? On this episode of Small Things Often, learn how to transform criticisms into “positive needs” that will help you avoid conflict and arguments — and, ultimately, bring you even closer to your partner.

3 MIN1 w ago
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Practicing Positive Needs

Good Enough Relationship

What is a “good enough” relationship? It’s likely not what you think. In this episode of Small Things Often, we’ll explain how a good enough relationship can help you set healthy expectations.

2 MIN2 w ago
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Good Enough Relationship

Finding Joy

How much fun have you had with your partner today? Yesterday? Last month? If playful moments are lacking in your relationship, listen to this episode of Small Things Often, and hear why moments of joy are so important — and learn how to consciously create some in your life!

2 MIN2 w ago
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Finding Joy

Redefining Individuality and Togetherness

Are you and your partner spending so much time together that you’re beginning to think you’re losing your individuality and sense of self? On this episode of Small Things Often learn how to balance your relationship between togetherness and separateness.

3 MIN3 w ago
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Redefining Individuality and Togetherness

Stress-Reducing Conversations

Are you really listening to your partner? On this episode of Small Things Often, learn how to engage in a stress-reducing conversation that can positively impact your relationship by strengthening your mutual love and trust.

2 MIN3 w ago
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Stress-Reducing Conversations

Little Repairs That Have A Big Impact

Every couple argues. But the ones who survive and thrive have learned how to repair quickly and often. What does that mean? Tune into this episode of Small Things Often and find out why it’s so important to repair conflicts as they occur.

3 MINJUL 15
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Little Repairs That Have A Big Impact

You Don’t Need to Cheer Up Your Partner

When your partner feels down, is your first instinct to cheer them up? If so, take a step back, because there’s a better choice. On this episode of Small Things Often, we offer advice on the best ways to respond to your partner when they’re dealing with negative emotions.

2 MINJUL 13
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You Don’t Need to Cheer Up Your Partner

Latest Episodes

How to Be a Better Listener

How are your listening skills? If your partner is in pain, the most loving thing you can do is to listen with empathy and understanding. On this episode of Small Things Often, learn how to improve your ability to listen with compassion.

3 MIN2 d ago
Comments
How to Be a Better Listener

How to Take Care of Each Other By Taking Care of Ourselves

How’s your relationship going? Not the one with your partner…the one with yourself. On this episode of Small Things Often, find out why creating time and space for yourself can keep the relationship with your partner strong and healthy.

3 MIN4 d ago
Comments
How to Take Care of Each Other By Taking Care of Ourselves

Connecting in Crisis

While in crisis mode, it can be easy to turn away from your loved ones. On this episode of Small Things Often, learn how you can stay connected and support each other in times of uncertainty.

2 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Connecting in Crisis

Practicing Positive Needs

How are you expressing those difficult emotions that creep up from time to time? On this episode of Small Things Often, learn how to transform criticisms into “positive needs” that will help you avoid conflict and arguments — and, ultimately, bring you even closer to your partner.

3 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Practicing Positive Needs

Good Enough Relationship

What is a “good enough” relationship? It’s likely not what you think. In this episode of Small Things Often, we’ll explain how a good enough relationship can help you set healthy expectations.

2 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Good Enough Relationship

Finding Joy

How much fun have you had with your partner today? Yesterday? Last month? If playful moments are lacking in your relationship, listen to this episode of Small Things Often, and hear why moments of joy are so important — and learn how to consciously create some in your life!

2 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Finding Joy

Redefining Individuality and Togetherness

Are you and your partner spending so much time together that you’re beginning to think you’re losing your individuality and sense of self? On this episode of Small Things Often learn how to balance your relationship between togetherness and separateness.

3 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Redefining Individuality and Togetherness

Stress-Reducing Conversations

Are you really listening to your partner? On this episode of Small Things Often, learn how to engage in a stress-reducing conversation that can positively impact your relationship by strengthening your mutual love and trust.

2 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Stress-Reducing Conversations

Little Repairs That Have A Big Impact

Every couple argues. But the ones who survive and thrive have learned how to repair quickly and often. What does that mean? Tune into this episode of Small Things Often and find out why it’s so important to repair conflicts as they occur.

3 MINJUL 15
Comments
Little Repairs That Have A Big Impact

You Don’t Need to Cheer Up Your Partner

When your partner feels down, is your first instinct to cheer them up? If so, take a step back, because there’s a better choice. On this episode of Small Things Often, we offer advice on the best ways to respond to your partner when they’re dealing with negative emotions.

2 MINJUL 13
Comments
You Don’t Need to Cheer Up Your Partner
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