Relationships with Dr. Rebecca Jankovich

Thursday: 5:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m.


Relationships with Dr. Rebecca Jankovich airs Thursdays during Morning Edition at 5:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m..

Dr. Jankovich has been working as a psychologist since 1974. She works with a range of problems including relationships, depression, anxiety, sleep disorders, grief, trauma, and struggles with life transitions. Rebecca practices what she preaches to not burn out by leaving the office to ride equine races with her horses, and travel the world.

Here's what to do when you see someone's emotions are escalating.

How to give your partner your complete attention.


May 25, 2017

Just a few minutes of mindfulness can have amazing results.


May 18, 2017

There are eight skills for optimism and if you learn to practice even three of them daily, you can increase you ability to think and feel more positively.  


May 18, 2017

Time spent on digital devices is time you could be spending with a real person.

Does your partner use double standards?  Do they impose one standard for you and a different standard for themselves?  


Apr 28, 2017

Research results on sleep are consistent:  we need between 7.5 to 10 hours of sleep per night.

Learning to play a musical instrument changes your brain permanently, giving you a cognitive edge for life.  

Let's Talk About Criticism

Apr 13, 2017

No one responds well to unsolicited criticism.

What to do when you and your partner can't agree on age-appropriate behavior for your kids.