"Are you a fault finder or a love seeker?" Gary Chapman
Relationship skills require emotional intelligence and open communication. Watch these 12 videos to improve your relationships with others and within yourself.
Video # 1 Gotta love Gottman!
4 Ways to Ruin a Relationship, From Relationship Expert John Gottman 2 minute video | 2014 |
Video #2 Blame is the opposite of insight. Brene Brown's short video helps you understand how blame negatively impacts relationships. 3 minutes
Video #3 Need relationship skills? This Brene Brown brief video shows you how empathy builds connection in relationships. 2 1/2 minutes
Video #4 Interested in more relationship skills? Understanding the Emotional Bank Account may help.
This 2 1/2 min. video compliments the Relationship Bank Account Tool #08
Brene Brown Unlocking US Podcast in 3 parts
The Love Prescription Brene Brown 50 min-podcast with relationship experts. Improve relationships in 7 days! Part 1 of 3 9/28/2022
#6 Change your story, change your life. Relationship expert Lori Gottleib shares tips and tools to build communication skills| Ted@Dupont| Sept 2019| 16 minutes.
22 minute NPR Life Kit Podcast can help. 9/2022
What is trust? How do you learn to trust?
Material compliments Relationship Tool #8
BRAVING | Brené Brown | April 2020 | 8 min.
ALL relationships face a similar set of hurdles. This includes romantic partners as well as parenting, friendships, and workplaces.
People go where they are welcome, they stay where they are valued.
1. Be curious not critical
2. Be careful, not crushing
3. Ask, don't assume.
4. Connect before correct.
17-minute Tedx.com | 2019 |
Why Emotional Quotient (EQ) is More Important Than IQ Happiness and love are rooted in personal relationships. Learn the four stages of developing your awareness and emotional management skills. TEDxWaiakea-2011 Michael Benner- | 14 minutes |
If your love life has not been picture perfect- this relationship video is for you... post divorce, blended family, learning to date again and wanting to find "The person you really need to marry" | Tracy McMillan |Tedx2014 | 14 min
Brain research explains why its so hard to break up-- some relationships are like addictions. This Ted Talk explains the neuroscience of love and of breakups.
Can we choose to fall out of love? |Dessa| TEDxWanChai| 12 minute 2019
Dating is a learned skill, with a step-by-step process — says Logan Ury author of, How to Not Die Alone.
If you are a frustrated dater— learn which type describes you: The Romanticizer,The Maximizer,The Hesitater 20 minute NPR Life Kit Podcast aired 12/2022
Need safety and protection from relationship violence?
Lansing Women's Shelter Eve's House
Women's Center of Greater Lansing
Siren: Eaton County Relationship Violence Shelter
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