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How Does Your Drinking Compare To Others?

How Does Your Drinking Compare To Others?

How does your drinking compare with other people the same age and gender as yourself? Have you ever wondered if you were drinking too much, or if others were drinking far more than you? Well you can find out just how your drinking compares to others by entering your drinking data into a website and getting personal feedback.

The Truth About Dating Men From The Bar [EXPERT]
It may be the bar, but he may be the one.

The Truth About Dating Men From The Bar

Stereotypes exist in all kinds of situations: ask any woman where the worst place to find a good man is, and they'll inevitably either reply with either a bar or a nightclub. The consensus seems to be that guys in bars or nightclubs are only interested in finding a woman to have sex with, and nothing more.

10 Fun Summer Activities To Keep You Fit [EXPERT]
Looking to shed a few extra calories?

10 Fun Summer Activities To Keep You Fit

For those of you who live outside of Ottawa there are plenty of outdoor activity resources available online. Play tourist and visit sites like tripadvisor.com. Sites like this list a variety of activities available in your area

10 Places To Have Sex In Other Than The Bedroom [EXPERT]
Was your shower steaming?

10 Places To Have Sex In Other Than The Bedroom

Open any women's magazine and you'll find a list of fun places to have sex with your man. From the movie theater to the airplane, the suggestions often veer towards the wild side. The truth is, you could have sex just about anywhere; it all depends on how bold you are. But where's the list for the average woman, who isn't willing to risk a jail sentence or public embarrassment to put some adventure into her sex life? Well, here are my suggestions for the top 10 places for the everyday woman to get adventurous.

15 Things You Need To Stop Doing

15 Things You Need To Stop Doing

A few months ago,  I was reading a blog post on this person’s stop doing list and it really made me think. The following is a list of 15 things I think are important to put on our stop doing list for 2012 so we can be happier, healthier, and full of life! 1. Stop spending time with the wrong people. – Life is too short to spend time with friends or family members that render you miserable. If someone wants you in their life, they’ll make room for you. You are worthy of great friends who support you on your best days and on your worst days.

7 Tips To Find Love & Take Care Of Yourself

7 Tips To Find Love & Take Care Of Yourself

You’re single and you’ve been looking to attract your true love for a long time now. Recently, you’ve gone on a few dates, even been in a relationship or two, but nothing has worked. All of your family and your friends are giving you more dating and relationship advice than you’re even asking for.

How To Show Your Love As A Mother Figure [EXPERT]
Being a mother figure to those in need can prove more rewarding than you ever imagined.

How To Show Your Love As A Mother Figure

Today is a day of blessings and thankfulness. I get to spend Mother's Day with my very own mother and my fabulous kids, as well as my hubby. As I observe my little family and notice all that I am thankful for, I can't help but think about the many people who walk into my office and lack their own mother to celebrate with.

How Important Are Teachers To A Child?

How Important Are Teachers To A Child?

I have the wonderful opportunity of having many educators in my life. Several of my dearest friends are educators. Many of my colleagues work in the school setting. I knew at an early age that education would be important in my own life and pursued an education undergraduate degree. Although, I have never been a “teacher” in a classroom filled with kids, I have been an educator to many through the trainings that I do. My favorite topic to train educators on is “Strategies for Educating Traumatized Children.”

How To Support An Emotionally Traumatized Child

How To Support An Emotionally Traumatized Child

Today was a bit of a tough day at work. I sat with a family who has weathered one of the worst storms that a person could ever imagine…childhood sexual abuse. Children, under the age of 5, traded for sex and video taped for porn. Now, a decade later, these children have to deal with their inner demons. No, they are no longer living with the people who did this to them. No, they have no contact at all with anyone from that part of their life. Yes, they are physically safe. Yes, their heart and their minds are changed forever.