The Love Difficulty: Romance, Mates, Canines and Chocolate Included
Whether you adore Valentine’s Day or you’d rather skip it, I’m sure you’ll find something to love in this special issue of the Well newsletter. Try our relationship tuneup, learn how to be nicer to yourself, savor a chocolate meditation, commit to being a better friend, fall in love with your workout, make sleep your love language and discover the truth about your dog’s feelings for you.
Try our 7-step relationship tune-up
Relationships take work, but to celebrate Valentine’s Day, we’ve made it a little easier. We have seven science-based exercises to help you foster a deeper bond with someone you love. Try one a day for a week, or pick and choose a few that sound fun.
Be your own Valentine
Valentine’s Day prompts many of us to send messages of love to the special people in our lives. But I’d like to propose a new tradition. Why not use this day to start being children to ourselves?
It’s really about the chocolate
You don’t need to wait for Valentine’s Day to enjoy chocolate. Try this mindful eating exercise and save every bite.
So you think you had a bad date?
Sexual cannibalism? Dueling with darts? Consider these unusual mating rituals from the animal kingdom next time you complain about your date.
Friends are the ultimate Valentine
A true friend gives support without judgment, comes through in a crisis and knows just the right thing to say when it matters most.
To fall in love, do this
It’s a Times classic, but be careful whom you try this with.
When the dog is your best relationship
It’s one thing to love another person, but will anyone ever love you as much as your dog does?
It’s time to fall in love with your workout
You’re going to love Asmeret, Malia and Gillian, who will guide you through our fun six-minute workouts.
Sometimes, sleep is your love language
When couples aren’t getting along, the solution may be as simple as getting a good night’s sleep.