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A fun exercise for increasing intimacy in couple relationships

The Journal of Positive Psychology regularly publishes very interesting, helpful articles.  One that recently caught my eye is titled "The marital version of three good things: A mixed methods study".  OK, maybe not the most catchy title, but the reference to 'three good things' hooked my interest as this is a 'solo exercise' that can be so helpful in nourishing our sense of gratitude, appreciation & wellbeing.  For more on the 'solo exercise', see this post on "How to live well ...

Using a wisdom diary - background

 

"Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.”  Confucius

“Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.”   Elbert Hubbard

                                          “No man was ever wise by chance.”  Seneca 

The language is a bit archaic, but the underlying message of these quotations is still very relevant today.  And, if you like quotations about wisdom, here are over 20 more that I like, downloadable both as a PDF and as a Word doc.