Tag Archive for: RELATIONSHIPS

Dustin Nickerson Counters Unhelpful Marriage Advice with Comedy

Comedian Dustin Nickerson describes himself as the “the world’s most average person”. Here he challenges one-size-fits-all marriage advice.

“Social Glyphosate”, aka Individualism, and How It’s Withering Our Society

Radical expressive individualism – deciding who we want to be outside of the confines of others – isn’t creating the flourishing they promise on the bottle.

Empty Nesters, New Beginnings – Tips for Your New-Look Relationship

Lorrene McClymont shares some thoughts on strengthening your relationship with your partner when you become empty nesters.

Here’s Why We All Need Community

To love, you need community. Both introverts and extroverts can experience and receive love, and be kind to others, writes Eliezer Gonzalez.

Bring Your Grief to Your Workday! (Actually Please Don’t)

Being able to share our struggles openly with workmates can build greater trust, greater work satisfaction, and greater wellbeing, writes Aaron Johnstone.

“Deeply Crazy” – A Way to Better Relationships

Atheist philosopher surprisingly subscribes to the Christian idea of sinfulness. By assuming people are crazy, we can have better relationships, he says.

Could Debating Be Better with a Bit of Curiosity and Generosity?

‘The Principle of Charity’ podcast brings together those on opposing sides of hot-button topics, to explore difficult conversations with generosity.

From FOMO to HOGO – Exploring ‘Relational Fitness’

In the post-Lockdown world, we now have to use our social skills again. The acronym FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) can be adapted to HOGO (Hassle Of Going Out).

The Importance of Touch in Raising Teens – Tips for Parents

A shortage of healthy touch can effect our wellbeing, and even be psychologically damaging, writes Collett Smart. She shares tips for parents of teens.

How to Do Friendship With the Opposite Sex – God Conversations

Back in the first century, it wasn’t normal for men and women to be friends. But with his radical new ethic of equality, Jesus changed that.

Jakki Overcame Abuse and Wants to Help Others Break Free

Having experienced decades of abusive relationships, Jakki Civeriati began to learn powerful tools to help her break free.

The Most Influential People in the World

Perhaps influential people aren’t the most influential people in the world. Perhaps the most influential people in the world were their parents.

Connection with Your Kids

If connection is so important, but also so transient, how might we best create connections and maintain connections?

Switchfoot’s Tim Foreman Says Opposition is an Opportunity to Grow

“…Can you make something beautiful with people that you strongly disagree with? I think you can, and I think we need to.”

What’s Your Parenting Style?

Studies suggest pretty clearly that there is a right way to parent – authoritatively with a big emphasis on autonomy support rather than control.

Church’s Silence on Sex has Led Christians to Look to the World for Answers

The “Single Minded” online series is seeking to create positive, biblical conversations about sex, starting with “Rethinking Biblical Sexuality”.

The Healing Power of Going Back

There are places in our lives that we haven’t visited in a long time, and to which its good to go back to begin a much needed healing process.

Do People Matter?

As the day closed I looked on as those around me returned home; mothers, tradesmen, students, businessmen and grandmas. All with their own lives.