In the previous article; Living with an alcoholic - Shame, we talked about the shame and the secrecy that comes from living with an alcoholic and how it leads to isolation. In this article we will look at ways to start tackling and reducing the shame.
By Amy B. Scher for GalTime.com Until I turned 28-years old, the question “How far will you go?” only applied to exercise goals and jobs that pushed my limits of sanity. Saving my life was something I never thought about. But then all at once, this question planted itself into my life and took over, like the roots of a tree causing cracks in the concrete — until you trip and have to pay attention.
By Linda Descano, President and CEO, Citi’s Women & Co for GalTime.com It’s January – the perfect time to start thinking about career goals for the year ahead. With fresh starts in the new year in mind, Women & Co. recently polled members of Citi’s Connect: Professional Women’s Network on LinkedIn about their career resolutions for 2013.
By Dr. James G. Wellborn for GalTime.com Senior year. EVERYONE is counting down the days to graduation; teenagers, parents, teachers, school administrators, the local police. Finally, your kid can enter the phase psychologist Jeffrey Arnett calls emerging adulthood, a time of life marked by career training, partial independence and lack of long-term responsibilities. (It is followed, all too frequently, by a phase parents call HORRIFYING when adult
By Marina Sbrochi for GalTime.com Time? What time you say? In between being a human milk maiden, poopy diaper-changer and barf-rag, your time is pretty much spoken for. I’ve been there. Three times. The good news is that with each new experience, a lesson is learned. You do have the time. It’s just changing the way you look at it.
The moment I was born, I had my first "coming out" experience. Of course, it meant nothing to me — my mental capacity was yet incapable of grasping what "coming out" and being gay meant. Still, the DNA wire crossing was complete, never to be undone.
Dating can be expensive. First, you invest time to find someone to ask out. Then, once you have a date, you may spend money on your appearance - a new hair cut, eyebrow wax, manicure, pedicure or a new outfit. If you are a single parent, factor in the cost of a babysitter and snack food for the kids. It's very possible you may have spent a couple hundred dollars before you've even gone on your date.
Today more than ever, thousands of singles struggle when it comes to finding love and many of them are turning to online dating sites in the hopes of finding Mr. or Mrs. Right.
Have you ever heard a 3-year old demand, “I do it!!”? Unfortunately, the fearlessness we know as children often leaves many of us as adults. I have been plagued by self-doubt for much of my adult life, so I’ve taken a special interest in beating it. Below I have outlined 5 tips for gaining confidence and shedding self-doubt.
I’ve been struggling this week--make that this year--to get my videos done so that I can finally launch my website. These are the free-gift training videos that I send out to anyone who signs up on my website. My credit card receipt tells me that I actually started in November when I bought Screenflow, a video-editing program. Let’s just say that it is taking awhile.