#TheToolbox Best of Emotional and Relationship Health 2017

2017 is slipping by and throughout this year, I continue to enjoy tending to my online labor of love,  This is my annual end of the year celebration of the “best of”  my emotional and relationship health content over the past year.  The following are the three most popular articles under each category, as well as helpful tools you can add to your personal toolbox to feel empowered in one or both of these areas.

Best Relationship Articles

Negativity bias, resentment and affairs.

Does Your Relationship Have a Strong Negativity Bias?





The Under the Radar Relationship Killer





The Emotional Crisis of an Affair and How to Heal





Best Relationship Health Tools

A tool to strengthen your relationship foundation together, an online program and a mini guide.

The Marriage Refresher Course Workbook for Couples





The Foundations of Well-Being





Break Your Unhealthy Relationship Patterns





Best Emotional Health Articles

Feeling out of control, self-forgiveness and how to be your own therapist.

What Can You Do When You’re Shaken?





Be  Your Own Therapist:  3 Questions to Ask Yourself





Combat Self-Blame with Self-Forgiveness





Best Emotional Health Tools

A mini guide to help you resolve your own issues, an online program and a fantastic book.

Family of Origin Work: Untangle Your Unhealthy Roots





The Foundations of Well-Being





Just One Thing:  Developing a Buddha Brain One Simple Practice at a Time





As 2017 comes to a close, I am reflecting upon the importance of feeling good within yourself not only for your benefit but so you can be the best you can be for others; intimately and in other relationships.  Emotional and relationship health truly go hand-in-hand!

I wish you and yours a Happy New Year filled with happiness, health, authentic connection and peace.


Lisa Brookes Kift, MFT and Creator of


Here’s a peek back at the “Best of” from years prior!

#TheToolbox Best of 2016

#TheToolbox Best of 2015

#TheToolbox Best of 2014



Lisa Brookes Kift, MFT

Lisa Brookes Kift, MFT

Lisa Brookes Kift, MFT is the creator of with emotional and relationship health articles, guides, courses and other tools for individuals and couples. She is a frequent consultant for the media having appeared in,, and others. Lisa has a private practice in Marin County, CA and offers Emotional Health and Relationship Consultations via email, phone or video conference.

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