South Asian Emotion: The Truth About Laughter

Whether it’s a boisterous laugh that comes from the belly or a quiet laugh interspersed with snorting, when we laugh we instantly feel good and we want to do it again. What we don’t think about is what is happening to our minds and bodies as we giggle, chuckle or …

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South Asian Couples: 5 Tips to Recover After an Argument

It was 2am and they were both bleary-eyed. They were exhausted, frustrated and felt as if they had just taken several steps backwards in their relationship. They had been married 2 years, together for 7, and still they had these arguments once in a while that took all of their …

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South Asian Emotion: 6 Tips if You Feel Overwhelmed

Shefali, a housewife and mother of 2 children under the age of 5, looked like a deer in headlights. Her mind was racing, she couldn’t catch her breath and she wanted to cry but felt she had no time to do so. She knew she had a hundred things to …

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7 Ways to Get Your Man to Share His Feelings

“But how do you feel about it?” asked an eager Uma. “Why does everything always have to be about feelings?” he thought feeling exasperated. He took a deep breath to calm himself down. After all, they were so happy to have found out that their offer for their new house …

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South Asian Relationships: 5 Ways to Improve Your Connection

“When we were dating, we downplayed our relationship because our family and family friends didn’t know what dating was. If you’re dating, it means your relationship isn’t serious. I was getting marriage proposals from aunties even though I had been dating Rajan for 3 years,” Sapna explained. “We didn’t want …

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South Asian Emotion: Laughter and Your Health

With the crazy schedules and the intense pressure that come with daily life, we forget to engage in the one thing that we have been able to do since we were 6 weeks old and that has very powerful healing and protective properties: laughter. Laughing has been shown repeatedly to …

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South Asian Relationships: Affection in Public

Ask any South Asian child and they will tell you that they never saw their parents being physically affectionate with each other. They definitely did not witness any kissing and perhaps they have 1 or 2 memories of them holding hands in front of the kids. South Asian couples who …

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Healthy Relationship Tip #3 – Make Him Laugh

When men feel negative emotions such as sadness or anger, their bodies react much more strongly than than women’s bodies. Men can become much more easily stressed and anxious by their negative emotions and because of that, as well as not being raised to manage their emotions as effectively, men …

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