Articles by Aurisha Smolarski

Relationship Articles

Ten commandments for relationship essentials. 

How to Keep Love Going Strong. 7 principles on the road to happily ever after.   John M. And Julie Gottman

Unlocking Erotic Intelligence: Advice from Esther PerelAn interview with Esther Perel by Mark Matousek. How can couples keep the home fires burning?

How Intimate Relationships Fail. How to identify those warning signs and put your relationship back on track. Published on December 25, 2012 by Randi Gunther, Ph.D. in Rediscovering Love

Be sure to take the “Is Your Relationship in Trouble?” quiz at the end of this article. This may be a quick way to assess whether you need professional couples counseling to help you two get back on track with your relationship before it is too late.


Where Should We Begin Hosted by the renowned Sex Therapist, Esther Perel, Ph.D. The original audio series that takes you into the antechamber of intimate moments. Here we learn, explore, and experience alongside the couples who have been gracious enough to let us in.

Tara Brach Tara Brach, Ph.D is an internationally known meditation teacher and author of bestselling Radical Acceptance and True Refuge. Tara shares a weekly guided meditation and talk that blend Western psychology and Eastern spiritual practices. The podcast addresses the value of mindfulness meditation and self-compassion in relieving emotional suffering, serving spiritual awakening and bringing healing to our world.

Brené Brown, Ph.D on SuperSoul Conversations with Oprah. In her New York Times best-selling book “Rising Strong,” research professor and social scientist Brené Brown describes three phases everyone goes through in these moments: the reckoning, the rumble and the revolution. To create a true revolution in your life, Brené says, “You first must come to terms with the false stories you tell yourself. These erroneous tales can be quite dangerous and hold you back from your higher purpose.” Here, Oprah sits down for a conversation with Brené, who has inspired millions through her insights on courage, vulnerability, shame and worthiness.

Brené Brown on TEDtalks. The Power or Vulnerability.