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Why Would Anyone Want To Date You?

Why Would Anyone Want To Date You?

Self-esteem always is a problem when it comes to relationships. When we don't feel confident about ourselves, we don't feel confident our relationships. Our expert reveals the path to empowerment through the discovery of self value.

Soul Connections
Don't worry! Parents often feel a stronger connection with one child over another.

Soul Connections

Michael Newton describes the "soul mate" bonds as indicators of two people being part of the same soul group, who then are connected again in their current life.

The Ricki Lake Show and 3 Promises

The Ricki Lake Show and 3 Promises

November 11th 2008 was the day I died with my 37 year old husband who was accidently killed by a local block prior to a routine shoulder surgery.  I was 15 weeks pregnant with our third child and left completely striped and naked of everything I once knew.  Out of body, I looked down at my lifeless body holding my pregnant belly and I felt a love that I had never known before.  In that instant, I made a deicision to live and to love in a way that I never knew love before. 

Are You Always Trying to Prove Your Love?

Are You Always Trying to Prove Your Love?

Melanie grew up with a narcissistic mother who demanded that Melanie conform to her concept of how a child should behave. To protect herself from her mother's anger, blame and disapproval, Melanie tried to be the "perfect child". She got excellent grades in school, was obedient at home, and never did anything to cause her parents to worry about her. She would listen for hours to her mother's complaints, becoming a mother to her mother by the time she was twelve years old.

healing a mother-daughter relationship
"I realized that something was still missing in my adult relationship with my mother."

How I Let Go Of My Resentment Toward My Mom

My mother was one of the sweetest, most supportive people I know, but she was uncomfortable with physical touch. Since I didn't get that love from my mom, I grew up always wanting 'more' in my relationships with men. That was when I realized that I had to openly express my feelings if I ever wanted to fix my relationships ... including the one I shared with my mom.

international no diet day
The bombshell's wisdom on sexuality and self-image is just as timeless today as ever.

Sexuality & Body Image: 7 Lessons Courtesy Of Marilyn Monroe

Today (May 6) is International No Diet Day. Frankly, I think every day should be a 'no-diet' day. The media's obsession with body image has resulted in women hating their bodies. That's why we turned to one of the most beautiful starlets in history, Marilyn Monroe, who embraced her status as a sex symbol. Maybe if she were still alive, women might perceive themselves (and each other) differently today.

Don’t Focus on the Problem – Focus on your Ultimate Vision

Don’t Focus on the Problem – Focus on your Ultimate Vision

Last year, a corporate professional, let me call him Tom, came to me. He looked very tired and unhappy. “Sharmin, I am working long days, late nights, still my manager wants me to do more, have more impact, show more leadership…where is the time…why can’t he see my contribution already! With changes going around all the time it is so hard to get anything done on time. I even wanted to change this job, but in this economy it is so hard to get an interview even!” – Tom gave me a quite a vivid picture of his life. I felt compassionate for him.