We can all agree it's important to teach our children to have a healthy self-esteem, to eat well, exercise often and love their bodies. The question is: how? Below are our experts' best tips for how to be a positive role model for your kids so that they grow up healthy, strong and confident about the way they look.
A break up with someone can be one of the most significant life events even if the parting was amicable and peaceful. Here are five strategies of how you can use the art of qi gong to buffer the pain, heal your spirit and move on to new relationships and experiences with joy. (1) Breathe More Deeply.
Most matchmaking services and internet dating sites are focused on the “numbers game” of dating and then eventually you’ll “Bag ‘em, Tag ‘em, and Take Home” the Right One (that’s a real quote from some of the popular dating advice out there). Here are some of my favorite quotes from random singles’ advice blogs:
Crime is a word we use to speak about one of the more negative aspects of our humanity — an action or omission that is considered to be shameful, wrong, or evil. These are attributes we all tend to want to avoid. For this particular investigation let's consider crime in a very broad way, crime at its most basic, the sorts of shameful or wrong actions or behaviors that might generate comments like, "the way she lied to him is a crime," or, “his behavior was so despicable, it's criminal.”
IF you don’t get the job, the call-back, the promotion. If you max out your credit-cards, wipe out your savings, lose every cent in your checking account…. you’ll still be ok. If your lover leaves you or the relationship you have tirelessly nurtured withers and ends… you’ll survive. If you flub your words, regretfully overstep your bounds, feel the sting of unprovoked or provoked criticism….
Most women are natural born communicators. In other words, we love to talk! We share everything with our close friends and at times, we are reliant on the feedback we receive. This is especially true when it comes to relationships. If your boyfriend surprises you with a lunch date after you've had a difficult meeting, who is the first person to know about it-besides Facebook and Instagram, of course? Your closest friends! On the flip, if he is in a crappy mood, doesn't load the dishwasher or seems distant, who do you reach out to...your closest
* So, You Don’t Like What You’re Seeing? What glasses or frames are you looking through? Body Image really is a function of our “frames” or glasses, our eyes, those filters or windows on our world that we create from all the cultural, social, psychological, spiritual parts of our lives coloring our perceptions.
Recently, I had someone from my audience write in confessing that he was dubbing out his wife during sex and fantasizing about other people. He wanted to know if this was normal and if he was a bad person? Has this ever happened to you? I’d bet some of you have had this experience. As a sex educator/intimacy coach I try to normalize a lot of bedroom behavior but every now and again there are some boundaries that need to be explored and worked out. Have I heard this? Of course. Do I think it’s normal? That’s hard to say.
You're recently divorced. You married your high school sweetheart and haven't been on a date in 25 years. At the end of your marriage, there certainly weren't many romantic sparks, and now you feel really out of touch with your romantic and sensual side. Maybe you've been on a few blind dates, dabbled in online dating and even checked out the health club. But your nerves are frayed, your self confidence is low, and the whole idea of dating again knocks you for a loop.
“Animals Showing Off” is an amazing National Geographic pop-up book that fell into my lap — or rather, I found it in the backseat of my car. I was taking some books to the local bookshop but when I saw blue-footed boobies on the front cover, a light bulb literally lit up right above my head. Eureka! I’ve gotta do some animal mating research.