Want to know one way to improve your relationship? Just breathe. Intentionally work on relaxing. Chill out.
Reducing your stress helps your relationship in two ways:
If you stay relaxed, fewer things, including your partner, irritate, frustrate, and annoy you. You can tolerate more. You can keep things in perspective. You get less amped up, less ‘on edge’.
If you continue to practice your relaxation skills, you can apply them in the middle of a conflict or stressful situation. Your body is used to this feeling (and likes it!) and you can get there faster.
Here are two of my current favorite meditations for you to practice. Enjoy.