5 Ways to Be a Better Partner

What does it mean to be a mindful partner? Originally published on my Psychology Today Blog, Mindful Relationships We hear a lot about the benefits of mindfulness, which can be thought of as relating to the environment or oneself with nonjudgmental, present-moment awareness. But, can we relate in this mindful way to others in our livesContinue reading “5 Ways to Be a Better Partner”

Can Fighting with Your Partner Change Your Biology?

The way you communicate with your partner could impact how your body functions. Originally published on my Psychology Today Blog, Mindful Relationships Key Points: When you’re in a tiff with your partner, you probably aren’t thinking about how you’re changing the concentration of your body’s hormones for years to come. Recent evidence suggests that theContinue reading “Can Fighting with Your Partner Change Your Biology?”

MindBodyGreen: Researchers May Have Finally Figured Out The Link Between Commitment and Good Sex

This article was written by Kelly Gonsalves, sex and relationships editor of Mindbodygreen. It is a write up of one of my research studies. Here is just a short excerpt: the full article can be accessed here. Sex with a stranger or a new flame can be thrilling, but there’s something to be said forContinue reading “MindBodyGreen: Researchers May Have Finally Figured Out The Link Between Commitment and Good Sex”

Bustle: What Happens To Your Body When You Kiss Someone For The First Time

I am featured as an expert in this article, written by Gigi Engle and published in Bustle As you go in for a kiss, “oxytocin, aka the ‘love hormone,’ rushes through your veins,” Dr. Tasha Seiter, Ph.D., M.S., MFTC, a relationship therapist, tells Bustle. “With oxytocin released from your pituitary gland and binding to receptors throughoutContinue reading “Bustle: What Happens To Your Body When You Kiss Someone For The First Time”

Mic: Will the Pandemic End Small Talk Forever? Experts Weigh In.

Written by Tracey Anne Duncan of Mic, I comment here as a relationship expert. “COVID-19 has changed the way that we communicate forever,” says Tasha Seiter, a Colorado-based psychotherapist who specializes in helping people with their relationship communication skills. “Just going through this experience, we are more aware of how vulnerable our ‘normal’ is. WeContinue reading “Mic: Will the Pandemic End Small Talk Forever? Experts Weigh In.”