At every stage of life, our relationships and families present us with both joys and challenges. Learning to manage stress, to understand our own emotions and behaviors, and to communicate effectively can help strengthen our own emotional health, as well as our connections to the important people in our lives.

Children learn aggressive behavior early in life. Several strategies can help parents and others teach kids to manage their emotions without using violence.

Raising children to resist violence: What you can do

Children learn aggressive behavior early in life. Several strategies can help parents and others teach kids to manage their emotions without using violence.
Sandwich generation moms feeling the squeeze

Sandwich generation moms feeling the squeeze

Mothers caring for both their children and aging parents often feel overextended, but there are healthy ways to manage stress by identifying triggers, taking care of yourself and asking for support.
Nine psychological tasks for a good marriage

Nine psychological tasks for a good marriage

Research on what makes a marriage work shows that people in a good marriage have completed these psychological "tasks.”