As an ex-Catholic, I’ve had to practice giving up guilt around the conscious pursuit of pleasure in my life. I tend to agree with Napoleon Hill in Think & Grow Rich: "Ask life for great gifts and you encourage life to deliver them to you." I made up the following list for both a speech I gave and a column I wrote. I’m not elaborating much on any of my 11 guidelines here, because I hope you will put your own imagination to active use in seeing how they apply personally.
It doesn't concern me that I don't have a car or that there are many countries I've not been to. I don't care that I might not have any ice cream in my freezer. Who minds if there are three or six of us writing together in the memoir group. It's of no significance that I don't wear new clothes instead of long-owned ones. If I cared about being closer to a lake, I'd get on a bus or ride there with a friend.
With The Real Housewives of Orange County reunion airing on Bravo, we wrapped up another long, and very blonde, season of the original Housewives franchise. Throughout the season there were tears, sadness, laughter and an abundance of tight dresses.
Sharing your fantasies with your partner is an important first step to bringing them to life. If you don’t talk about what you want, how are you ever going to get it? There are a variety of ways to have this ‘conversation’ but the main goal is to get these sexy thoughts out of your head & into real life!
It is true that every couple's sex life goes through stages and that the "new couple sex" stage will end. Your sex life will change, mature, get better and have downtimes over the lifetime of your marriage. But it is also true that you can have a strong sexual, sensual and erotic relationship that is vital, exciting and fulfilling.
Though it may be impossible to feel sexy and desirable all of the time, there's no more important time to feel that way than when you're between the sheets. So, we asked our experts to offer their best advice about how to ensure that every time you hit the hay, you feel your absolute best ... and here's what they had to say!
giving yourself a break as a parent Inherent in the art of parenting is the feeling – at least the occasional one – of guilt. Putting Oreos and the remote in front of the t.v. in the morning for your 4-year-old’s “Special Breakfast with Sponge Bob” while you sleep in is one of those times that guilt is warranted.
By Laura Riley, MD, Ob/Gyn, for GalTime Lots of pregnant women are asking about travel safety. Here are a few tips. Whether you are on a plane, train or in a car, pregnant women are at a greater risk for blood clots than non-pregnant women. Therefore, on those long trips, make sure to get up and walk around every hour or two, drink lots of water and wear support hose to improve the circulation.