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Small Things Often

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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!

Episodes (74)

How to Hit the Reset Button

Mar 10, 11 AM·4 mins

Do You Have Time for a Date?

Mar 8, 11 AM·4 mins

Building Your Relationship with Humor

Mar 3, 11 AM·5 mins

How to be Lovers and Friends

Mar 1, 11 AM·4 mins

Letting Your Partner Make Mistakes

Feb 22, 11 AM·4 mins

Four Things that Make Up Successful Relationships

Feb 17, 11 AM·5 mins

Are You Sensually Communicating?

Feb 15, 11 AM·3½ mins

Navigating Valentine’s Day

Feb 10, 2 PM·4 mins

Why Passion and Parenting Can Co-Exist

Feb 8, 11 AM·4 mins

What to Say to Have a Deep Connection with Your Partner

Feb 3, 11 AM·4 mins

How to Get in the Mood for Love-Making

Feb 1, 11 AM·4 mins

How to Curb Your Expectations

Jan 27, 11 AM·4 mins

Why You Should Stop Trying to Fix Your Partner's Feelings

Jan 25, 11 AM·3½ mins

A Busy Couple’s Guide to Sharing Fondness and Admiration

Jan 20, 11 AM·4 mins

How to Turn Your Relationship Goals Into Habits

Jan 18, 11 AM·3 mins

How to Reverse Relationship Bankruptcy

Jan 13, 11 AM·3½ mins

Ask for What You Want

Jan 11, 11 AM·3½ mins

Why You Should Surround Yourself with Healthy Couples

Jan 6, 11 AM·3½ mins

How to Give Your Relationship a Fresh Start

Jan 4, 11 AM·3 mins

The Importance of Taking Breaks

Dec 30, 11 AM·3½ mins

How to Battle Loneliness in a Relationship

Dec 28, 11 AM·3½ mins

Who are we? Defining the Culture of your Couplehood

Dec 23, 11 AM·3½ mins

Creating Shared Meaning Through Rituals of Connection

Dec 21, 11 AM·5 mins

Gifts From the Heart

Dec 16, 11 AM·4 mins

A Couples Guide to Handling Conflict

Dec 14, 11 AM·3½ mins

How to Celebrate Differences During the Holidays

Dec 9, 11 AM·2½ mins

Ways to Make a Better Bid for Connection

Dec 7, 11 AM·3 mins

How to Stay Connected Through the Holidays

Dec 2, 11 AM·4 mins

What Are Three Things You Love About Your Partner?

Nov 30, 11 AM·3½ mins

Show Your Gratitude in a Thank You Note

Nov 25, 11 AM·3½ mins

Making Your Relationship a Priority

Nov 23, 11 AM·3½ mins

Conversations that Matter Most in Relationships

Nov 18, 11 AM·4 mins

3 Ways to Keep a Positive Perspective

Nov 16, 11 AM·3½ mins

Simple Ways to Show Fondness and Admiration

Nov 11, 11 AM·3 mins

The Power of Being Polite

Nov 9, 11 AM·2½ mins

The #1 Couple

Nov 4, 10 AM·3½ mins

Strengthen Your Relationship With the Magic Ratio

Nov 2, 10 AM·3 mins

How to Inspire Your Partner to Attend Couples Therapy

Oct 28, 10 AM·4 mins

Questions to Ask Your Date

Oct 26, 10 AM·4 mins

5 Tips to Help Your Relationship Thrive

Oct 21, 10 AM·4 mins

How to Find a Therapist

Oct 19, 10 AM·4 mins

An Easier Way to Talk About Finances

Oct 14, 10 AM·3½ mins

Are You Being Attentive?

Oct 12, 10 AM·2½ mins

How to Fall in Love With Your Partner Again

Oct 7, 10 AM·3½ mins

The Relationship Myths to Ignore

Oct 5, 10 AM·3½ mins

How to Build Emotional Intelligence

Sep 30, 10 AM·3 mins

Emotion Coaching is Not Just for Kids

Sep 28, 10 AM·3½ mins

Ways to Turn Towards Each Other as New Parents or Caregivers

Sep 23, 10 AM·4 mins

The Little Things You Do

Sep 21, 10 AM·2½ mins

8 Conversations That Matter Most

Jul 21, 10 AM·5 mins

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