This is one skill I want you to master: Rejecting online rejection. Learning to accept rejection gracefully, with as few “dings” to your self-esteem as possible, is key to finding your true love. As a dating coach, I’ve found the #1 reason you won’t have success online is giving up too soon. What you perceive as online rejection can exhaust you mentally and the positive attitude you started out with will quickly dwindle. Here are 4 things to know to help you move forward in the online dating world with your self-esteem intact!
by Julie Robinson Our hodge-podge group of friends / acquaintances met for football and dancing (odd combination, I know) at a local lounge rented out for a private party late last fall. Wearing my thigh high leather boots and sequin mini-skirt, I was ready to get down to some serious boogie-ing. The energy felt ripe for a woman who exudes confidence.
Okay, so now that I have your attention ladies, I need to inform you that this article may get a bit, shall we say “racy?” If you’re good with that please, continue reading. If not, well, okay then! In this article I’ll be discussing passion, I’ll be discussing control; I’ll be discussing confidence, erotica, guile, and I’ll be discussing a way to surprise your man and knock his socks off in a way that he will never forget. So what will that accomplish?
You and I both know that you are all that, but right now he only knows that you look great. So what will make him realize that you really are the girl he's been waiting his whole life for and make him want to retire his little black book for good? Here are 6 personality traits that will make just about any guy fall head over heels for you.
Unbeknownst to myself after evaluating a seven year relationship, I realized that a woman can make a man better or make a man worse. Many of the principles that I learned such as sticking it out or finding another way rather than breaking up, all came from examples given by my ex. A young man’s nature is to run from a situation. It is said that women mature faster than men so let’s look at this statement a little more closely: Women mature faster than men. What does it really mean?
All right, girls, we’ve all heard the hype and the “reasons” (AKA excuses) for why we shouldn’t have to be the ones to buy condoms. We’ve heard that it’s a man’s responsibility to protect himself, just like we've heard it’s our responsibility to be on the pill or some other form of birth control.
In case you missed it, Samantha Brick, whose name even sounds made-up, wrote about how "pretty" she is, and how it leads to constant spontaneous gift-giving by men around her. "There are downsides to being pretty," she wrote. "The main one being that other women hate me for no other reason than my lovely looks."
As a therapist one of the first things I say to people in a first session is that they can talk however they want with me including swearing (just not at me, please). The words that I want them to get rid of are not those dirty words that their mothers told them never to say. Mine are words and phrases that cut a person down or give messages that hold them back. Language is more powerful than we often give it credit for.
We're women. We're famous for it. We hide our power, give it away, put ourselves down, hold ourselves back or we don't acknowledge our own real power. We don't always acknowledge our power to shine, to make the most of our lives, to accept and to feel that we truly deserve the best life for ourselves.
Are you excited about the notion of hopping into bed with your new guy? Slowly undressing, eyes locked, savoring each others bodies...lust so intense that you both might explode? Or does the thought of it make you so nervous you want to puke? For many of you—especially if you're dating in your 40's, 50's, or beyond—it's been a while since you stood naked in front of a man.
If you’ve been following the news, you’ve heard of Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown law student who testified before Democratic members of the House of Representatives on why she believed free contraception is essential. She got a beat down of a lashing from Rush Limbaugh who called her a slut and compared her to a prostitute. Rush sent out a public apology after his rant caused him to lose several sponsors for his radio show. This story represents on a large scale the deep wound of shame that so many feel when they speak up. Shame is the feeling that “something is wrong with me.” Shame pops up in three main areas for women: in speaking up and using our voice, in feeling comfortable with our bodies and our sensuality and in the way we mother and raise our children.
I am a life and health coach and my blogs tend to focus on fun stuff like vegetables and food labels and how to get out of your own way when you’re trying to lose weight. I never thought I’d wade into anything remotely political, but the recent events involving Georgetown law student, Sandra Fluke have provided such an important lesson, for anyone, about knowing who you are and rejecting other people’s version of you. On a much, much smaller scale, I see this in my coaching practice all the time. Fortunately, none of my clients have been called derogatory names on a national radio show! Have you ever been accused of doing something or being something that just wasn’t true?
Success in life, friendship, business, family dynamics and spiritual growth has self-confidence and self-esteem at the foundation. People who have a confidence in their personal worth seem to be magnets for success and happiness everywhere they go. As parents and caring adults you will want to share methods and techniques to build self-confidence with the young people in your circle of influence. One of the most important part of teaching a life-skill is to improve the concept in our own lives.
Knowing you look sexy when wearing a bikini in the warm spring and summer months is the best feeling in the world. C'mon you know it, girls -- that's why we spend our time on Pinterest pinning new workouts or flipping through magazines for celebrity inspiration.