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Small Things Often

Relationship Podcasts

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!

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!

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United States

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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!

Language:

English


Episodes

8 Conversations That Matter Most

7/21/2021
Some conversations matter more than others in relationships. On the season 3 finale of Small Things Often, we’ll guide you through 8 conversations to have with your partner for a lifetime of love.

Duration:00:04:38

How to Create a Shared Financial Vision

7/19/2021
Do you and your partner share a financial vision for your future? Have you been transparent with each other on your current financial health? On this episode of Small Things Often, find out why conversations about finances can be difficult — and learn tips to make talking about money easier.

Duration:00:04:04

Why “Sorry” Isn’t Enough

7/14/2021
Just saying “I’m sorry” to your partner when you’ve done something wrong, isn’t always enough. On this episode of Small Things Often, you’ll learn the 3 steps of a mindful apology so you can get your relationship back on track.

Duration:00:03:22

Are You Assuming Positive Intent?

7/12/2021
Do you sometimes get offended or defensive with your partner based only on your own interpretation of their actions? On this episode of Small Things Often, learn how assuming positive intent can create more trust and communication between you and your partner — and change your relationship for the better.

Duration:00:03:37

Which Box is Your Relationship in?

7/7/2021
What box does relationship fall in? Nice, Neutral or Nasty? On this episode of Small Things Often, find out what each of those boxes mean, and how your answer may impact your relationship.

Duration:00:03:12

Lookout for Sliding Door Moments

7/5/2021
You and your partner could be making inconsequential decisions that affect your relationship negatively or positively. On this episode of Small Things Often, we’ll explain how you can look out for these “sliding door” moments so you can respond in a way that’ll set your relationship on a positive trajectory.

Duration:00:02:58

Bringing Heartfulness Into Your Relationship

6/30/2021
Do you know what heartfulness is? Find out on this episode of Small Things Often and learn how it can bring stability and happiness to your relationship.

Duration:00:03:27

Two Practices to Help Protect Your Relationship in Times of Conflict

6/28/2021
The way you deal with conflict in your relationship can either cause a disconnect with your partner — or bring you closer together. On this episode of Small Things Often, learn two practices that can help you more successfully resolve conflicts when they arise.

Duration:00:03:44

How to Start and End your Day Together

6/23/2021
The way you start and end each day with your partner can have a huge impact on your relationship. On this episode of Small Things Often, learn ways to “bookend” your day with love and support — to strengthen your connection and build intimacy.

Duration:00:03:22

How You Can Stop the World Together

6/21/2021
Drown out the noise and truly listen to your partner. When you stop the world together, your relationship can grow even stronger. On this episode of Small Things Often, how you can stop your world in big and small ways.

Duration:00:03:07

How to Support Your Partner When You’re Hurting Too

6/16/2021
When life gets overwhelming, it can be hard to support your partner when you’re hurting too. On this episode of Small Things Often, we’ll explain how you can help each other when you’re both struggling with your own feelings.

Duration:00:03:26

How to stay connected during life’s transitions

6/14/2021
Are you going through a life transition? Like a new job, an illness in the family, or financial crisis? On this episode of Small Things Often, learn how to weather the storm by intentionally maintaining a strong, healthy relationship with your partner.

Duration:00:03:40

Finding Ways to Accept Influence

6/9/2021
Accepting your partner’s influence doesn’t mean saying “yes” to everything. On this episode of Small Things Often, we’ll explain why it’s all about acknowledging that your partner has a valid perspective and how you can find ways to accept their influence.

Duration:00:02:38

Do you Look at your partner through Rose-colored glasses

6/7/2021
How do you view your partner? The answer to this question can be the difference between a successful relationship — or one at risk. On this episode of Small Things Often, learn why your perspective can change your relationship for the better.

Duration:00:03:36

Ways to Invest in Your Relationship

6/2/2021
When it comes to relationships, the grass is greener where you water it. On this episode of Small Things Often, we’ll explain the ways that you can invest in your relationship so you can recognize and appreciate what you have.

Duration:00:02:37

6 Ideas for the Perfect Playdate

5/31/2021
Has your sense of playfulness gotten lost in the busyness of daily life? If so, it’s time to make a playdate with your partner. On this episode of Small Things Often, discover six ideas to reconnect and have fun!

Duration:00:03:06

Rituals to Reconnect in Your Relationship

5/26/2021
How much time have you actually spent with your partner lately? Have you been starting to take each other for granted? Or drifting apart? On this episode of Small Things Often, learn how to create daily rituals to turn towards each other daily, reconnect, and get your relationship back on track.

Duration:00:03:33

Ways to Stop Taking Each Other for Granted

5/24/2021
Are you and your partner taking each other for granted? On this episode of Small Things Often, we’ll explain 3 daily rituals to keep romance, affection, appreciation, and communication strong in your relationship.

Duration:00:02:59

Mindful Listening Tips During Conflict

5/19/2021
Are you really listening to your partner during conflicts? On this episode of Small Things Often, we’ll explain how you can listen mindfully so that you can move through whatever conflicts you face in your relationship.

Duration:00:03:23

How to Become a Really Great Listener

5/17/2021
How are your listening skills? It’s more important than you may realize. In this episode of Small Things Often, learn tips to become an “active” listener — and watch how your relationship improves and strengthens.

Duration:00:02:58