Best Articles

This page shares my best articles to read on topics like health, happiness, creativity, productivity and more. The central question that drives my work is, “How can we live better?” To answer that question, I like to write about science-based ways to solve practical problems.

You’ll find interesting articles to read on topics like the no contact rule as well as personal recommendations like my list of the best books to read and my online courses. Ready to dive in? You can use the categories below to browse my best articles or scroll down to see every post by date and title.

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All Articles by Date

Scroll down to browse all of my articles by date and title. Articles are listed in reverse chronological order with my newest articles at the top and my oldest essays at the bottom.

2020

The Complete Guide to Healthy Relationships

Can People Change Or Is It Just Fake?

Something You May Not Know About The Importance Of Kindness

Disenfranchised Grief: How To Cope In Unprecedented Times

How to Get Your Ex Back: 6 Things You Need to Do

How To Be More Emotionally Available

Feeling Lonely & Isolated? Here’s How To Deal With Loneliness

Red Flags In A Relationship & Dating: The Ultimate Guide

17 Important Life Lessons That Literally Saved My Life

How To Stop Gaslighting In Relationships: 7 Signs To Look For

How To Get Over Someone Who Ghosted You

Are You Codependent? 3 Ways To Overcome Codependency

2019

Does He Miss Me During No Contact?

5 Reasons Why You Should Keep Your Relationship Private

10 Things That Happen When You Raise Your Standards

How To Respect Yourself When You Have No Self-Respect

How To Deal With Toxic Family Members (& Maintain Your Sanity)

Everything You Need To Know About Setting Healthy Boundaries

Why Men Pull Away When Everything Seems To Be Going Well

How To Deal With A Narcissist – The Ultimate Guide

Wife Material: The 10 Qualities That Men Are Really Looking For

Why Heartbreak Is Good For You: The Benefits Of A Broken Heart

Husband Material: How To Find It, Attract It & Keep It

Compassion: How To Have More For Yourself (& Less For Toxic People)

How To Love Yourself When You Hate Yourself

Trauma Bonding: How To Release A Trauma Bond

When You Don’t Know What To Do After A Breakup

Does He Like Me? 30 Signs That He’s Serious About You

When You Find The One: How To Not Self-Sabotage Your Relationship

Know When To Walk Away: 15 Non-Negotiable Red Flags To Look Out For

How To Forgive Yourself For Falling Off Your White Horse

May December Romance: Can Age Gap Relationships Work?

One Night Stands: The Do’s, Don’ts & Keeping Your Dignity In Tact

Why Am I Still Single? 3 Ways To Beat The Odds & Finally Find True Love

Shame vs Guilt: How To Get Out Of The Web & Save Your Emotional Life

Fake Friends: How To Spot, Drop & Move On From A Fake Friend

How To Deal With Yourself Around Selfish People

Self-Love Simplified – 5 Ways To Love Yourself Now

10 Signs You Are In A Relationship With A Pathological Liar

Calling all Hopeless Romantics

Unconditional Love: Is It Healthy In Romantic Relationships?

Motivational Quotes & Rules To Live By In The New Year

2018

Cutting People Off: When To Do It & How To Do It With Your Dignity Intact

How To Trust Again After Heartbreak, Lies & Betrayal

Thankful Quotes That Will Allow You To Be Grateful For Your Pain

Will I Ever Find Love Again? The 3 Mistakes That Are Holding You Back

How To Be Happy Again After Being Cheated On

How To Control Your Emotions Before They Control You

Is My Relationship Toxic? 10 Signs Of A Toxic Relationship

Feeling Empty Inside & Hopeless? Here’s What To Do

I Need Help: Something That I Struggle With To This Day

Limerence vs. Love: What Are The Differences & Which Are You Feeling?

How To Reinvent Yourself And Your Life Right Now

How To Get Over Someone Who Broke Your Heart

Emotional Triggers: How To Stop Them From Getting The Best Of You

Losing The Love Of Your Life: What To Do When You Lose “The One”

Can A Narcissist Change? 3 Signs That He/She Will Never Change

Relationship & Dating Advice: What To Do When It Looks Good On Paper

How To Forget About Your Ex, Bounce Back, And Move On

How long does it take to get over someone?

How To Deal With Haters, Jealousy & Toxicity

Your Top 25 Dating & Relationship Questions Answered

The Museum Of Me: Where The White Horse Resides

Unlucky In Love? 7 Simple Ways To Improve Your Luck In Love

You Are Who You Hang Out With – Why Who He’s Friends With Matters

Is He A Narcissist? The One Thing You Need To Know About Your Ex

How To Apologize & What To Do With An Apology From An Ex

How To Say No + 10 Things To Say No To Now

Emotional Intelligence: How To Tap Into Your GPS

Dealing With Emotional Vampires: How To Replenish Your Emotional Blood

2017

What To Do When You Fall Off The White Horse And Break No Contact

How To Get Him To Commit To A Serious Relationship

How To Stop Hating Yourself – Especially After A Breakup

The No Contact Rule: How To Make It Easier & More Effective

Grass Is Greener Syndrome: How To Hack It & Come Out On Top

Do I Have Abandonment Issues? 10 Signs & How To Overcome It

What To Do When Trust Is Broken In A Relationship

When Your Ex Wants You Back: Should You Get Back Together?

I Have No Friends: Why This Isn’t Necessarily A Bad Thing

How To Let Go Of Someone You Love & Miss Every Day

How To Stop Seeking Validation & Live Life On Your Own Terms

How To Heal A Broken Heart & Move On In 7 Steps

Almost Relationships: What They Mean & How To Let Go

How To Make Long Distance Relationships Work

Why Do I Miss Him? The One Thing You Need To Know

Self-Sabotage In Relationships & Life: 3 Ways To End It Now

Making An Emotional Investment: When To Invest & When To Fold

How To Stop Missing Someone When You’re Heartbroken

How To Get Out Of The Friend Zone Fast – In 5 Steps

Mixed Signals In Relationships: Why It Happens & What You Need To Know

Social Media And Relationships: 5 Red Flags To Look Out For

5 Steps To Letting Go Of The Past So That You Can Trust & Love Again

2016

How To Be Fearless, Confident & Start Living Your Dreams

A Private Life Is A Happy Life: 5 Reasons To Keep Your Private Life Private

How To Stop Stalking Your Ex (& Everyone Related To Him)

Top 5 Sociopath Symptoms… Are You Dating One?

How To Let Him Go: Get Over The Pain Of Losing Your Ex Today

Should I Call Him? To Call Or To Not Call Your Ex…

How To Deal With A Lack Of Empathy

People Pleasing Exposed: 5 Ways To Stop Being A Doormat Now

How To Get Closure When You Have None

Am I Emotionally Unavailable? How To Tell & What To Do

Dating A Narcissist: What You Need To Know

My Boyfriend has A Weird Relationship With A Family Member, Help!

Rebound Relationships – 5 Signs Your Ex Is In One & Why They Fail

Why Do I Keep Dreaming About My Ex?

Daddy Issues: 15 Signs You May Have Them & Why

I Can’t Stop Thinking About My Ex – How To Get Clean Once & For All

I Think My Boyfriend Is Gay. Is My Boyfriend Gay?

Ghosting In Dating: Why You Got Ghosted

Emotionally Unavailable Men: What Do They Do After A Breakup?

How To Get Revenge On Your Ex Boyfriend In 10 Steps

Is My Ex Over Me? When You Don’t Care But Still Want To Know

Feeling Insecure In A Relationship? Here’s How To Reclaim Your Power

How To Stop Being Insecure In Your Relationships

The Disease To Please – What To Do When You’re A People Pleaser

How To Be The One That Got Away Instead Of The Crazy Psycho Ex

When Will I Find My Soulmate? What To Do When Hope Is Lost

2015

How To Move On From Heartbreak

Should I Block My Ex On Social Media?

My Ex Is Dating Someone New – What To Do When Your Ex Moves On

My Ex Says He Changed. Should I Take Him Back?

When He Says He Needs Space… Here’s What To Do

How To Stop Hurting When You Feel Like There’s No Way Out

Does He Miss Me? Does He Regret What He Did?

Missing Your Ex After You’ve Had A Few Drinks

Do Emotionally Unavailable Men Change?

Breaking Promises In A Relationship – How To Deal With Empty Promises

Why Do I Miss My Boyfriend When I Know He’s Toxic?

How To Get Your Ex Boyfriend Back

How To Make Him Regret Losing You

I Like Him More Than He Likes Me – What Should I Do?

Why Is He Ignoring Me All Of A Sudden? Why Did He Change?

How To Stop Being Strung Along By A Guy & Get What You Deserve

Ignoring An Emotionally Unavailable Man: The Only Way To Move On?

Is He Emotionally Unavailable? 15 Signs Your Guy Is Emotionally Bankrupt

Passion In A Relationship: Why Do You Feel It With The Wrong People?

Why You Need To Stay On Your White Horse

My Ex Wants To Be Friends – Should I Stay Friends With My Ex?

When Your Ex Deletes You From Social Media

Is My Ex Happy In His New Relationship?