In this video blog (see below), I discuss one particular approach that researchers have PROVEN will enhance our relationships. Since most of our happiness resides in our relationships, it’s win-win scenario. Check it out to find out what it is…but know that putting it into practice regularly is THE key experiencing the results.
Video Blog: How Do We Improve Our Relationships?
Dec 20, 2012
Video Blog – Being Right vs. Being Effective
Nov 26, 2012
Hello! I recently did this video blog (see embedded video below) on how we too often focus on being right instead of being effective. This is a lesson I keep have to “re-learn” in my own life, but I do believe I’m getting better over time (I guess my wife would be the best judge!). …Read More
Video Blog – Thanksgiving is for Every Day
Nov 20, 2012
Got this video blog done just under the wire before Thanksgiving, but the point is that we shouldn’t just save our thanksgivings for Thanksgiving! I hope you find this helpful – Happy Thanksgiving!—Dr. Brooks
Finding Similarities: A Key to Relationships
Nov 12, 2012
I shot the video blog below just before the November 6 election, so figuring out how to get along better with one another has been on my mind a lot lately. I hope ya’ll find this as helpful as I have!—Dr. Brooks
A Rule of Thumb for Relationships
Nov 9, 2012
I recently shot a new video blog (see below) about a good rule of thumb to use in your social relationships. It’s personally helped me a lot, so I hope that you can get some mileage out of it as well. If you enjoy it, please “like” it and share with others!
Foundations of Happiness – Video Blog
Nov 2, 2012
It only took me a couple of years to finally getting around to this, but I’ve started a video blog here at the ApaCenter. Here’s one of my first ones on the Foundations of Happiness. I hope you enjoy it – there will be many more to come in the future!—Dr. Brooks
Adjusting Our “Judgment” Lenses
Oct 18, 2012
It is human nature to make judgments. I mean, how could we make any decisions without making judgments? Whether we are deciding what movie to see, where we want to go to dinner, which shirt to wear, whether we should buy or rent a house…every day of our lives is made up of tiny to large decisions. …Read More
Every Moment Is Precious
Jul 27, 2012
When tragedy strikes, when we lose someone we love, or when we are confronted with our mortality we often experience a renewed appreciation of the things we usually take for granted: the people we love, our health, being alive… All the little things we usually get so worked up about don’t seem to matter so …Read More