The next time you’re headed home, prepare your heart by doing at least two of the following…

 • Slow down
 • Clear out the negative thoughts
 • Think about positive things
 • Thank God for your spouse
 • Plan one way to show your love when you get home
 • Consider what your partner needs most from you
 • Rehearse joyful memories
 • Practice compliments
 • Pray for your attitude
 • Relax

Excerpted from 20 Rules and Tools for a Great Marriage by Dr. Steve Stephens