by Brandi Koskie for DietsInReview.com for GalTime.com Going out to eat at a big chain restaurant is already blurring the lines of managing a healthy diet and fully splurging. No matter what you order, the calories, fat, and sodium are incredibly high. Once you add on appetizers, drinks, and those larger-than-life desserts, you’ve eaten a couple of days’ worth of calories. You know it’s true as you waddle back to your car and pray for the forgiveness of stretchy pants awaiting you at home.
by Laura Seldon for GalTime.com It may be dark and cold outside, but that doesn't mean your mood can't be bright and warm. If you’re feeling beat down by winter’s dreary days and long nights, never fear! You can beat those winter blues by eating lots of greens -- and plenty of other foods in a vast array of colors. Here are ten yummy ways to boost your mind and stay positive through the end of winter’s coldest days.
By Suzanne Shaffer, GalTime College Coach for GalTime.com It’s no shock to any parent that the cost of college tuition has been rising steadily each year. With four-year college costs up in the hundreds of thousands, of dillars parents and students may think that college is out of their grasp. But nothing could be further from the truth.
by Dr. James G. Wellborn for GalTime.com Most teens are going to drink before they get out of high school. By 18, 69.4% of teens have tried alcohol, 41.5% drank within the last month, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Some of these kids will abuse it (15.8% binge drink) and get lost in it (4.4% heavy drinking).
By Mary Schwager, Consumer Watchdog for GalTime.com “You’re fired!” Those two little words are something most people hate to say, but in the search for The One, you may want to consider it. Of course, unless he really deserves it, you may not want to just belt it out just like "The Donald"... but it's actually a very Trump like way to re-think how you run your love life: Like a business!
by Eleanore Wells for GalTime.com When did dating become so complicated? Actually, it isn’t the dating part that’s so complicated as much as it is the meeting someone to date part. It almost seems that the more options for meeting someone that there are, the harder it is to actually meet someone. Here's a round-up of the many options modern-day daters have to help them find true love.
The most effective way to set your dating deal breakers or non-negotiables in what you’re looking for in a relationship is to set your intention solo or with the help of a dating coach like Marni. This week plan to take an hour or two to get clear on what you’re really looking for in a long-term partner. The big question when you’re determining dating dealbreakers is deciding how to set your non-negotiables.
By Terri Trespicio for GalTime.com You've got dealbreakers. We all do. But what should be just a few hard-and-fast, values-driven rules about who you will and will not associate with, let alone date, has gotten a little out of hand. Curly hair? Dealbreaker. Have kids? Dealbreaker. Don't have kids? Dealbreaker.
By Jane Greer, Ph.D., Relationship & Sex Talk for GalTime.com From the outside, Ryan Gosling probably seems like a flawless boyfriend – there’s certainly no denying that he’s a handsome star. But maintaining a relationship, as he and Eva Mendes have done for well over a year, requires so much more than that.
We hear it all day long screaming from Shape Magazine and Cosmo. We hear it on the radio all day long. We see and hear the messages all day long when we watch the news or prime time t.v. We are not smart enough. We are not rich enough. We do not have 6 pack abs. We are not thin or athletic enough. Our boobs are too big. Our boobs are too small. You name it, we hear it and see it all day long. (Another blog I wrote called "Are you too fat to wear lingerie? Hell No!")