Entries by Jessica Yaffa, LLC

Relationships in the Workplace

Friendships, romantic relationships, and even relationships with family members can be complicated—so why would workplace relationships be any different? Whether it’s between you and your boss, building collaboration across teams, or boosting motivation within teams, building and helping to improve workplace relationships takes effort and practice. A strong relationship in the workplace can significantly benefit […]

5 Relationship-Strengthening Games for Couples

You are not alone if you are struggling in your relationship. Regardless of if you are married, engaged, or dating- all relationships present their own unique and difficult challenges. We are all human, after all! In the same way like a group of coworkers benefit from team building activities, you can strengthen the bond with […]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). This month is dedicated to breaking the cycle as well as having a zero tolerance for domestic violence with an emphasis on enabling survivors to be heard. Domestic violence affects millions—survivors, their children, friends, family, and community. October is the month to raise awareness surrounding domestic violence […]

How to Forgive Emotional Cheating

Emotional cheating, as opposed to physical cheating, involves turning to someone who is not your spouse or partner for emotional support. This typically begins as some form of friendship, but ultimately grows into something that is more threatening to the intimacy between you and your partner. While there are many different opinions surrounding the severity […]

10 Tips for Dating Someone With Depression

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, “Major Depressive Disorder affects more than 16.1 million American adults, or about 6.7% of the U.S. population age 18 and older in a given year.” With those kind of statistics, many of us have either personally dealt with depression, or know of a friend, loved one, […]

Honesty in Relationships

5 Things to Keep to Yourself and 5 Things to Share with Your Partner Honesty in relationships is paramount and “honesty is the best policy” is a phrase that has been used as a core value for many years. We have been taught and encouraged when we are younger to always tell the truth, even […]