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Is Social Media Disconnecting Us? pt.II

Dorothy Littell Greco - May 22, 2018

When you take a look at the ways that social media use has become a habit and a compulsion, it can be unsettling. In this article, Dorothy Greco continues to explore what is going on behind social media use and some practical advice on how to control your use of it rather than letting it control you. 


Is Social Media Disconnecting Us? pt. I

Dorothy Littell Greco - May 8, 2018

Social media is a way that we can stay connected to our world and share our lives with those who don't live close to us. Sharing photos of a new recipe you cooked on Facebook, or recording a short video of a vacation you were able to take can let people in on what is happening in your world. However, are we really connected to the people we share with? Today, Dorothy Greco shares her thoughts about social media and how it is affecting our society


Is Technology Getting in the Way Of Your Relationships?

Chris Grace, Tim Muehlhoff - February 7, 2018

With technology becoming more and more a part of our world, it is important to address the use of technology within relationships. Technology has the opportunity to strengthen, but also be detrimental to relationships. Today, Dr. Chris Grace and Dr. Tim Muehlhoff explain how to strengthen relationships through navigating the use of technology. 


Focusing Attention When Distractions Threaten

Tim Muehlhoff - October 5, 2017

Listening and acknowledging a person you are communicating with in conversation seems very basic and easy to do, but is it? It seems that it is becoming less and less common with so many distractions in our lives. Dr. Tim Muelhoff explains some things to focus on as you communicate in conversation with your spouse, significant other, friend, or work colleague!


The Influence of Technology on Relationships, pt. 2

Chris Grace, Tim Muehlhoff - June 21, 2017

In a time when it seems everyone is on their cell phone, it is important to understand the significant influence that technology has on us. Research has shown that people feel more connected to others simply because of their smartphones. Yet, with the use of smartphones and other technologies on the rise, we also need to create healthy boundaries and balance when it comes to our relationships. Dr. Chris Grace and Dr. Tim Muehlhoff discuss common sense ways to find this balance in the age of constant connection.


The Influence of Technology on Relationships, pt. 1

Chris Grace, Tim Muehlhoff - June 7, 2017

We are in the age of constant connection. It's not that technology is bad, the problem is that the poor use of it can negatively impact our relationships. While technology makes it easier to connect with those who are far from us, if not used wisely, it can also make it more difficult for us to stay connected with those who are near to us. In today's podcast, Dr. Chris Grace and Dr. Tim Muehlhoff discuss the pros and cons of current technology and how they influence our relationships.


4 Ways Culture Impacts Relationships Pt. 1

The Art of Relationships Podcast - May 25, 2016

Culture is the backdrop by which we do relationships. For the next 2 podcasts, we're going to tackle what we think are the 4 biggest cultural factors that tend to impact our marriages, families, kids and everybody. Listen to discover how culture influences your quality of interpersonal communication as well as your levels of satisfaction within relationships.


Love Matters: How to Prevent Technology From Ruining Your Relationships

Love Matters - September 29, 2015

In an age where being plugged in is the norm, it can be a challenge to maintain strong face-to-face relationships. In today’s video, we look at some of the risks of heavy technology use and the impact technology can have on our relationships. Watch for some practical steps you can take to protect your relationships from technology overuse.

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