Stay connected with one another in a time of distancing and disruption.
How Do I Survive Another Semester at Home With My Parents?
In this “Ask the Expert” post, Willa Williams, a licensed marriage and family therapist, answers this college student’s question as they struggle with adjusting to life at home with their parents and knowing their college classes will be online this fall.
How Do I Distract Myself From This Breakup?
In this “Ask the Expert” post, Rob Fisher, a licensed marriage and family therapist and executive director of CIFT Counseling, responds to someone struggling to get over a breakup while also sheltering at home during this quarantine.
Grieving Milestones Missed Due to COVID-19
COVID-19 has paused or cancelled many milestones in 2020. Chris Grace and Tim Muehlhoff from the Center for Marriage and Relationships talk about how it’s natural to grieve the loss of these milestones and ways to healthily process these losses.
How to Talk About Divisive Issues
How do you talk about divisive issues — from mask-wearing, personal and collective freedom, and race issues — with people who disagree with you? In this episode, Chris Grace and Tim Muehlhoff, co-hosts of “The Art of Relationships,” a podcast by the Center for Marriage and Relationships, talk about healthy tactics to facilitate healthy conversation on controversial topics.
4 Easy Things You Can Do to Improve Your Relationship While Sheltering at Home
Sheltering at home is like putting your marriage and other relationships in a pressure cooker. Here are some guidelines on how to communicate well when working out conflict and hurts in your relationships.
10 Ways to Stay Sane While Sheltering at Home
Sheltering at home means a lot more time with your loved ones. Here are tips on how to make this time together go more smoothly.
Finding Joy in Simplicity Amid the Coronavirus Crisis
Our lives have shifted since the pandemic started and some of our focus may only be on our losses, but where can we find joy in the midst of this?
10 Quarantine-Approved Date Ideas You Can Do At Home
Date night is still on! Check out these creative ideas you can do with your significant other while staying at home.
How to be Married in Quarantine
Chris Grace and Tim Muehlhoff, co-hosts of “The Art of Relationships,” a podcast by the Center for Marriage and Relationships, went live on Facebook to share a few tips for married couples on how to navigate and adapt to new rules and expectations in the “new normal” we’re all living.
Mother’s Day — Reinvented
How can we make this day special when celebrations everywhere have been put on pause? Due to social distancing restrictions, one mother reflects on feeling a sense of loss this Mother’s Day and offers biblical wisdom to comfort heavy hearts.
I’m Stuck at Home and Going Crazy
Does being stuck at home all day make you feel like your boundaries are being pushed? Dr. Chris Grace, director of Biola’s Center for Marriage and Relationships, offers three tips to help you maintain your sanity and strengthen your relationships while sheltering at home.
Home Finances in a Time of Crisis
How should we approach our finances during difficult times? Rick Bee, Biola’s senior director of advancement, offers financial expertise with biblical wisdom to encourage financial planning amid economic uncertainty.
How to Date in Quarantine
Dating always comes with challenges, but dating during quarantine is uniquely difficult. Chris Grace and Tim Muehlhoff, co-hosts of “The Art of Relationships,” a podcast by the Center for Marriage and Relationships, provide some practical wisdom for developing healthy intimacy in new relationships.
Marriage, Relationships and Quarantine
Chris and Alisa Grace, husband and wife and co-directors of Biola’s Center for Marriage and Relationships, serve as guests on the Calvary Life Podcast to talk about how to overcome some of the challenges that arise in marriage relationships in the midst of this quarantine, such as how to reframe your thinking to encourage grace in your home, ways to counter the natural desire to criticize and how to facilitate difficult discussions.
Three Practical Ways to Help a Friend Who is Grieving
Many people are experiencing loss and grief during this pandemic. Everyone grieves differently, so it can be hard to know how to best support each other through grief. Marriage and family therapist Willa Williams offers three practical ways to come alongside someone who is grieving.