For years and years I thought I was the only one on the planet to live life the way I do. Hyper sensitive to my surroundings, I was forever embracing self destructive habits that helped me survive the constant stimulation coming at me from all directions. These days I work in an environment that is perfect for me but that wasn’t always the case.
What gives us Stage Fright? Why is it that, what we want most to happen, then actually does, the nervousness and fear step in? Most would say that I am a go-getter and outgoing. When I attend gatherings and conferences, I don't have any trouble mingling and networking. I can walk right up to someone and introduce myself or ask them about themselves. I enjoy being social both on and offline.
If you are getting ready to go on a first date, or have already had a few that have been a bit of a disaster; you need to know some great first date advice. The time women take to prepare for their first dates, either takes several nerve-wracking days, a few hours before that first date, or minutes before without a second thought.
I can just see it coming. Imagine sitting home watching television one day in the near future. In a commercial, you see a child go into his bedroom, lock the door, turn on his computer, and unbutton his pants. Just then, the camera cuts away to reveal a bunch of facts and figures telling us why pornography is now the latest life-crippling disease.
Dear Dr. Romance: This girl wasn't really my girlfriend but we pretty much were dating. I was thinking of asking her out in a few days. We talked today and she said she would rather be friends. I thought I should be mad or sad but the weird thing is I don't really care. Why? Is this normal? Is there something wrong with me? Please help! Thanks Dear Reader:
You could have a shy soul who wants to kiss you, but is awkward in the skills department. Not to worry, there are always ways to get a guy to kiss you.
Lori is a mom, first and foremost. She never misses her 7 year old's AYSO soccer game or her 10 year old daughter's hip hop performances, she's sculpted her graphic design business around her kids' schedules, she's developed a babysitting co-op in her neighborhood so she can get to the gym, play tennis, and be with her gal pals.
Too many adults today talk TO their kids and not WITH their kids. Adults are constantly “telling” kdis what to do and how to think. From the time that babies are able to move around their home, they are barraged with negative reinforcement. “No, No baby. Don’t touch that. Don’t eat that. Don’t pull Fido’s ears.” Sound familiar? Infants and toddlers need constant supervision. Until they can communicate with us grown ups, we have few other options to keep them safe.
Conquering Worry Without anxiety the human race would be in big trouble. Since time immemorial we have had, as a survival mechanism, the ability to respond quickly and effectively to danger. Today few of us are being chased by wild animals or weapon-bearing cavemen. For many of us, however, our “fight or flight” response has gone haywire when we react to even the smallest concerns as if they are true emergencies.
We all know that teachers are the mind-molding individuals watching over our children on a daily basis. In fact, because this week is “National Teacher Appreciation Week,’ there are companies, blogs, and school boards everywhere applauding educators this week. However, it’s important to remember that teachers come in a variety of shapes, sizes, teaching methods, and mood swings.