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Getting Dumped Could Be The Best Thing To Happen To You

Getting Dumped Could Be The Best Thing To Happen To You

I was telling a friend about my blog recently, and while I was explaining why I’m so passionate about wanting to help women out there to avoid the heartbreak that I experienced during my single days, I had an epiphany. About all that heartbreak. I realized it’s actually a gift. You heard me right. A gift. Something to be cherished. Something to be happy about.

What To Do When You Can't Communicate

What To Do When You Can't Communicate

What do you usually do when you get stuck with someone and can't communicate?  Do you: Try harder to get your point across, talking louder or faster? Get angry, shouting to intimidate the other person into hearing you and/or agreeing with you? Cry in frustration? Feel resigned, give in and just listen quietly to the other person?

Helping People With Diabetes Stay Active

Helping People With Diabetes Stay Active

People with Diabetes are twice as likely to develop problems with mobility as they age than people without Diabetes. Can everybody lower their risk of mobility problems with diet and exercise? A study reported in the New England Journal of Medicine and summarized by Medscape noted that a 1% decrease in weight will lower the risk of mobility problems by 7.4% and a 1% increase in fitness level will lower the risk of mobility problems by 1.4%. In order to maintain the benefit, people need to continue the lifestyle changes. Family support an encouragement is so important.

5 Truths About Long-Term Committed Relationships

5 Truths About Long-Term Committed Relationships

There is so much pressure on people to be in committed long-term relationships or marriages. And there are countless numbers of books, songs, movies, and experts out there to show you the way. And while their intentions are good, they reinforce the message that if you’re single, you’re missing out—that somehow your life is not whole and complete until you find that special someone. So if you’re single and longing for that special relationship, listen up.

How To Rock The Hell Out Of Being Single [EXPERT]
Being single can mean being a better you.

How To Rock The Hell Out Of Being Single

Relationships are awesome — let's just get that out of the way. Love is — well — lovely. All day long, we are surrounded by women who want to be in relationships, and for good reason. However, many of these same women are so caught up with worrying about their next date, or when they will finally meet the one that they forget how to enjoy the moment.

What To Do When You See A Friend Self-Destructing

What To Do When You See A Friend Self-Destructing

Here's a listener question I received. Dear Maryanne, One of my best friends has been unhealthily obsessed with the same guy for almost four years (we're now seniors in college). They have hooked up intermittently over this time but have never been on a date or spent any platonic time together. He has never displayed any actual interest in her or her feelings despite it being incredibly obvious that she is very attached. She refuses to show interest in any other person.

'The Hunger Games' Sparks Race-Related Controversy [EXPERT]
Have you seen 'The Hunger Games'?

"The Hunger Games" Sparks Race-Related Controversy

There has been much debate over the film, "The Hunger Games." Sadly, it isn't the debate fans bargained for. What started as a family-friendly, must-see film has turned into a nightmare for the actors and actresses portraying various diverse characters.

Are You Living The Love Lifestyle?

Are You Living The Love Lifestyle?

What in the world IS the Love Lifestyle? First of all, it’s living life at 100%…NOW, knowing that life is a precious gift and can be taken away at any moment. It’s turning off the TV, the iPhone and yes, the Internet regularly to connect with yourself… your highest self. It’s disconnecting from messages of mediocrity that are pervasive in this society, that continually condition us all to live a life that’s “normal” and to live within the status quo.