I have always been a skinny girl. It was never through starving myself or working out like crazy, it’s just who I am. And yes there was a time that I gained some weight, but once I resolved the underlying issue I went back to my normal body weight, which is skinny. I find it difficult to admit or talk about that openly because there seems to be such disdain for skinny women in our culture. Before you stop reading this because you think “What is she talking about?
Oh, the joys of the holiday season are upon us. Turkey and dressing. Latkes and a cherished family Dreidel. Decorating the Christmas tree while sipping hot cocoa (or spiked eggnog). We look forward to sharing delightful meals, making beautiful memories, and being surrounded by loving and supportive friends and family. Let’s be real, though. The holidays can trigger even the friendliest of folks to act in…shall we say… less than loving ways.
The dating world can be hard to navigate, but it is not always the other singles that are the problem. You may be undateable.
Some argue that "in sickness and in health" is the most important wedding vow of all. After making it through a life-threatening illness alone, one woman shares her thoughts on how the love of her life could make things easier if there's ever a "next time."
The holidays are among us and this time of year many individuals suffer with holiday related depression and anxiety. For many, the holidays cause an exacerbation of the depression and anxiety that they face throughout the year, as a result of day-to-day stress and fatigue. Mental Health America (formerly known as the National Mental Health Association) suggests that while factors such as shopping and parties may increase tension, family reunions can also contribute to elevated stress levels during the holidays.
Everything seems to be going great. He takes you on a date, sweet talks you, and then BAM, Mr. Perfect disappears. If this keeps happening to you, then you may be the problem. You may be sabotaging your own love life with your mind. Our thoughts have a powerful hold on us. Learn how to change your mind and in turn, your future relationships.
Though each of us is on an individual journey here in this world, there is always a common connection to others. As a coach, I’m able to witness the underlying themes that we all wrestle with. In a recent week of coaching, I saw the same similar questions coming from quite different people. Though these questions are quite different from the surface, their commonality is: love.
Some how I forget this from week to week, but my ten year old son can have a difficult transition time from the weekend to Monday. When he blows up at me Monday morning as we are heading out the door to catch the bus, I am caught off guard.He has decided to pack his entire bedroom into his back pack and this causes him to miss the bus but it is all my fault.
Creating an online personal profile can sometimes be exhausting. As someone who’s had one before, I know it can be a bit of a struggle, from wondering exactly how personable I am, to worrying if the things I like aren’t cool enough, and to worrying if my profile picture is good enough to catch another’s attention. I’ve been where you are right now: scanning lists that tell you how to make a good profile and ones that tell you what to add and what to leave off, and sometimes they aren’t the most helpful.
The Key to Making Your Relationship Last From the day we are born we attach to our parents or caregivers in a specific way, but did you know that as adults, these very same attachments occur in romantic relationships? Research shows that the way adults behave, or act in relationships, is pre-determined by which attachment type we fit into.