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Focusing on blocks to love can keep you single

Focusing on blocks to love can keep you single

When you are feeling lonely and want to find a partner, the tendency is to focus on what is wrong. You may have been told that you need to work on your “blocks” so you can find love, but this approach actually works against you. You will get caught up in a never-ending cycle of fixing and feeling as if you are never going to “get it.”

Understanding Anthony's Anxiety

Understanding Anthony's Anxiety

Anthony Weiner is back in the news, campaigning to become New York City's next Mayor.  Beginning with a fascinating confessional interview in New York Times Magazine and an aggressive campaign underway, New Yorkers can expect an interesting race.  In politics, coming back after a humiliating scandal is certainly possible and even commonplace.  True, Weiner's future may never look as bright as it did pre-Weinergate, but

Are You a Doo-Doo Magnet?

Are You a Doo-Doo Magnet?

I call it the Doo-Doo Magnet Syndrome and it's the best explanation I've come up with for 'having a bad day.' Here's my explanation of this phenomenon: What happens is maybe you didn't sleep well. You get up late, groggy, get yourself put together to go to work, and now you're running late. You're in a hurry and every time you hit a red light, you get a little more upset. Then, when you get to your work, you can't find a parking spot. You get a little bit more upset.

3 Tips for Finding Trusted Pet Care

3 Tips for Finding Trusted Pet Care

By Katie Herrick Bugbee for GalTime.com Your suitcase is packed, your vacation time approved, and you’re ready to head out for a little family R & R. Whatever your destination, kids are welcome but pets must stay behind (even if they are the better behaved of the two). But if kennels are full or just don’t leave you feeling warm and fuzzy, a pet sitter is your best bet.

3 TOP Questions and 3 NEVER Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

3 TOP Questions and 3 NEVER Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

By Dayna Mathews for GalTime.com “So, do you have any questions for me?”, asks the drill sergeant dressed in the snazzy, black HR garb. Meanwhile, my mind goes blank, distracted by the inner dialogue I’m having with myself – What do you mean, do I have any questions for you? The only question I want the answer to is whether or not I’m gonna get this job! But, of course, I can’t ask that because I’ll seem desperate!

The Best Discipline for Toddlers

The Best Discipline for Toddlers

By Paul Holinger for GalTime.com Hitting, spanking, pinching, squeezing, paddling, whipping, swatting, smacking, slapping, washing a child’s mouth with soap, forcing a child to stand or sit in painful positions for long periods of time, punching, beating, kicking, biting, burning, or shaking. It’s frightening to think about those things happening to a child—and often a very young one.

The Importance of Structured Activities for Teens

The Importance of Structured Activities for Teens

By James Wellborn for GalTime.com It's summer, again. Do you know what your kids are doing? It is a bad idea for them to have the time and freedom to look for something interesting to do (because we all know where that will lead). The solution? Structured activities: organized sports, day and overnight camps, character building activities (a.k.a., chores, helping Grampa Joe clean up his garage, etc.) and volunteering.

Legal To-Dos Before You Say I Do

Legal To-Dos Before You Say I Do

There are so many wonderful and overwhelming things to get caught up in when planning your dream wedding. The dress, the venue, the flowers, the bling. OK, now it's time to wake up to reality. All this stuff costs money-- and lots of it. According the latest survey from The Knot, the average wedding now costs $28,427 and that does not include the honeymoon you'll need to decompress after the vows and party.