Author: asytner

Head-On Collision: How to Actually Win a Good Fight

January 26, 2016
Newton famously said that every action has an equal and opposite reaction. Yes, this applies to relationships – particularly the way two people clash during a fight. When a couple...

It’s the Most Dysfunctional Time of the Year: Dealing with Family on the Holidays

December 23, 2015
The holiday season evokes many joyous emotions and memories. Yet, research repeatedly demonstrates the increased levels of stress, anxiety and depression. At the end of the day, when we gather...

What is the One Word Needed for Happy Relationships?

December 1, 2015
Countless iconic leaders have boasted to the world how they’ve clawed their way to the top by setting goals, writing them down and tackling them one by one. Come on,...

Is Religion Something to be Ashamed Of?

November 16, 2015
Religion often gets a bad rap. We live in a world where moderate religious folks rarely make the headlines. It is the radical extremists that always seem to get the...

Here’s a Quick Way to Stop Those Embarrassing Texts

November 10, 2015
The pen was once mightier than the sword. Today, there is something even more dangerous – the send button. I am not afraid of the words I write, for they...

How to Have a Business You Can be Proud of: Why Venture-Philanthropy is a Game-Changer

November 3, 2015
Years ago, an older man visited our synagogue once each month to make a modest donation. Although I thanked him each time, he always gave the same reply, “rabbi, please don’t...

The Secret to Finding Meaning in Life

October 27, 2015
Treadmill + Shower + Coffee + Newspaper = Happiness? Who doesn’t love their morning routine? We all love habits, as they make life comfortable and cozy. Instead of having to...

When the Romance Dies Down: Is it a Sign of Trouble?

October 22, 2015
Many people believe that marriage is the best way to take a glittering romantic relationship and send it down the road to a slow and painful death. That’s right, say...

Are there too Many Choices for Communication?

October 14, 2015
It seems today we are bombarded with more options than ever before, and the truth is, we crave them. When I buy a car, I want to make sure I...

When a Leader is So Funny, it Hurts

October 2, 2015
How Humor Can Help or Hurt Relationships Although every leader has their own style, some are genuine and others are manufactured. Steve Jobs was terrific at inspiring his employees with...
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