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Single? 10 Ways To Boost Your Self-Confidence

Did you know both men and women prefer to date someone who has confidence? Confidence is sexy, and in my 10 years as a dating coach, I've spoken to a number of men who all told me the same thing: A confident woman is very attractive. So, as a single woman looking for love, find ways to shore up your confidence to heighten your desirability. Check out these 10 tips to boost your self-confidence.

Mars Venus on the Joy of Watering & Feeding Kids

Mars Venus on the Joy of Watering & Feeding Kids

One of the best feelings in the world is when a child’s eyes light up in recognition and they run at you, throwing their little arms around you for a big hug and cuddle. I remember promising myself when I was about ten years old and dealing with my father’s death that I would never lose that innocence, and wonder and joy for life.

Coupled? Don't Straggle From Your 'Gaggle' [EXPERT]
Who's in your "gaggle?"

Coupled? Don't Straggle From Your 'Gaggle'

The Gaggle: How The Guys You Know Will Help You Find The Love You Want is the latest relationship advice book occupying single ladies' nightstands. What application does the gaggle have to someone in a committed relationship? Can the gaggle of men you surround yourself with exist even after you've traded cocktails and clubs for movie nights with your significant other? The answer is a resounding yes!

Grieving: A Catalyst For Spiritual Awakening

Grieving: A Catalyst For Spiritual Awakening

The grieving process can be a powerful catalyst for our spiritual awakening. When we experience loss, such as the death of a loved one, we long for the connection we once had. We long for what was that isn’t anymore. In our longing, we are invited to surrender and let go of control of how we think life should have turned out. We are invited into a deeper relationship with the Divine as we let go and trust the great mystery of life.

Celebrating The Cycle Of Life And Death

Celebrating The Cycle Of Life And Death

Recently, I received news that my 97-year-old Grammie was on hospice and dying after a fall from her wheelchair. Even though she was old and I knew her time on earth was coming to an end, I was still heart broken. I wanted one last chance to see her. While driving to her assisted living home, I went over and over in my mind the things I wanted to express to her…how her life had made a huge impact on so many, what an amazing person she was, how much I loved her. I felt sick to my stomach and had a lump in my throat as I didn’t know what to expect.

Date #2 At His Place: Innocent Invite Or Sexual Scheme? [EXPERT]
Is dinner at his place code for sex?

Date #2 At His Place: Innocent Invite Or Sexual Scheme?

My client Kendra met Mike through an online dating site. The first date went great. Kendra found Mike attractive, a good conversationalist and friendly. She felt comfortable with him and thought he had serious potential. Mike sent Kendra an email the next day saying he had a nice time. Then, three days later, he emailed Kendra offering to cook dinner for her. This proposition put Kendra in a quandary.