It's human nature to experience negative thoughts once in awhile. However, if your mind is consistently focused on the lows in life, that is a problem. Don't let these negative feelings keep you from all the positivity surrounding your life. Psychologist Amy Johnson is here to offer advice on how to banish those negative feelings and become a more optimistic person.
By Nancy Pina, for GalTime.com why do you behave the way you do in love? how to communicate effectively in relationships When you have a spat with your guy, do you resort to the silent treatment? Maybe you pout until he caves in to your way of thinking, because that’s what always works with everyone else. Perhaps you try this tactic: fleeing the scene, refusing to engage at all ... then pretending that nothing happened once tempers cool down.
I recently had the chance to chat with chef Lidia Bastianich, one of the biggest names in Italian food today, to discuss cooking and relationships. Here's what she had to say...
by Cathy Holloway Hill, for GalTime.com Have you convinced yourself that you will never be successful? You probably wonder why I would ask such a ridiculous question. I ask this because you could be unknowingly self-sabotaging your success every day if you tell yourself lies. Self-lies are the catalyst for self-sabotaging, self-defeating behavior and it happens every day to everyone at one point or another in our lives. The problem is that we don’t recognize and therefore we can&
It is often tempting to fall back into an ex's arms or better yet an ex's bed, but is it ever wise to do so? Chances are if you're taking your ex up on his offer for sex, you're either not completely over him or you're interested in pursuing that physical relationship. It's important to evaluate your feelings before jumping back into bed with an ex or you could end up getting hurt. Love consultants Matt Titus and Tamsen Fadal join us to discuss what happens when you rekindle a physical relationship with an ex.
Some of us are just naturally shy and wait for the person across the bar to pursue us then we end up disappointed when they don't make a move. Although we've all heard the expression "Love comes when you stop looking for it", how much reliance should we actually put on this saying? Should you wait for love to find you or find it for yourself? Love consultants Matt Titus and Tamsen Fadal join us to provide answers to these questions and more.
By Terri Trespicio, for GalTime.com do you see a ring on this finger? There is a great myth out there being sold wholesale to single people: You're incomplete if you do not have a partner. There's also the time sensitive version: You're incomplete--and a failure--if you do not have a partner by age X. I've got news for you, people. This is complete and utter bullshit.
Last weekend I got the most amazing voicemail from my guru. And when I say guru, I mean guru, the kind that meditate for hours on end, have given up all attachments, and are on the path towards enlightenment. He is 90 years old, looks like he is 60, and has been in my life since I was a small child. As a child, I would hear him speak and feel moved to live my life with ease, gratitude, and happiness. He first came to America from India in 1978, the year I was born, by way of Harvard.
By Eric Metcalf, for GalTime.com Inspirational words can serve as a guidepost to point you back in the right direction when the world has thrown obstacles all around you. They can be the instruction book that reminds you where to find your hope after you’ve lost it. And they can give you a new set of glasses to help you find the things in life that are truly important.
By GalTime Contributor, Tara Weng, for GalTime.com Terri Devine is a typical mother to three children in many ways. Hopeful, busy and full of worry and excitement for her brood. Her eldest child, a son named Jack, was born with Down syndrome. She learned to adjust to a 'new normal' right after he was born.
By Marina Sbrochi, for GalTime.com Divorce sucks, no two ways about it. I’ve been there. I actually had a “nice” divorce and it still was awful. That being said, I couldn’t be happier right now. If you find yourself divorced later in life, does it suck more? Actually, no...it doesn’t have to. I won’t lie to you and tell you it will be easy. It won’t. But that doesn’t mean you can’t do it. You can.
Typically good relationships have some element of surprise and the unexpected in them. The key to this is tension. Tension is critical in the early stages of a relationship and can be a healthy stepping stone in establishing a deeper connection down the road. While it may seem counter-productive, tension actually helps to create a positive environment. Here are a few tips on how to create tension in the first kiss.
By GalTime College Coach, Suzanne Shaffer, for GalTime.com getting your student ready for the big test(s) Yes, I said parents. Because let’s face it, standardized test prep and test taking will stress the entire household, even the parents. Nancy Berk, author of “College Bound and Gagged” describes it like this: