Stagnation, complacency and lack of motivation are just a few of the career sticking points that can happen to any professional. Whether you have been in your position for 5 years or six months, those thoughts of, "I feel so stuck," or "I hate my job" can creep in and cause damage to an otherwise positive career path. The employment landscape is changing so fast in all industries and you can keep up if you embrace change. Change 1: Reframe obstacles as skill set development opportunities
Although it hurts, although the thought of belonging to someone and feeling needed is amazing, it may mask what you really want from life. So get reacquainted with your single self. Here's how.
There is no surefire way to keep him from ever having a moment of weakness or a severe case of "dumbass syndrome." So, let's look at the reasons men cheat and then try to find some possible solutions.
I just watched Les Miserables last weekend. I cried, from the moment the movie started until the very end. After reflecting on it, and realizing my hormones and cycle were partly at fault for all the sobbing, I pin-pointed what was so touching for me: how grace and forgiveness drive out shame. How many relationships and marriages could be salvaged and thriving if grace and forgiveness were practiced more often? Countless numbers, for sure.
Most of us have made the mistake of trying to define a relationship too soon. We find ourselves dating a man who finally ticks most of our boxes and we start to get excited. Life feels good and we're floating down the street singing to ourselves. In the headiness of a new relationship insecurity and doubt are replaced by new-found confidence. We love ourselves again.
It wasn’t too long ago that my phone rang and my good friend shared with me that one of the fathers in our town; the father of one our kids’ friends has been having an affair. She was almost breathless with excitement as she shared the story with me and I became increasingly uncomfortable hearing about the crumbling of this marriage taking place in the fishbowl of our suburban community.
As problem-solvers, men look for the fastest, most effective ways to work through issues, and many think the best way is to do that alone. But therein lies the main challenge for relationship dynamics: He wants to work through it alone and thus fails to communicate it, and his significant other knows something's wrong, but doesn't know what it is, and may assume it has something to do with her, even if it doesn't.
On a first date or a first encounter with someone, the objective is usually to get to know someone better which will hopefully lead to a second date. Despite what Sex and the City episodes told us over the years, generally an afternoon coffee date does not end up with an impromptu sex fest.
by Megan Totka for GalTime.com How to become a work-at-home mom The days of having to choose between full-time parenting and a full-time career are a thing of the past. Communication technology has evolved to the point that having to decide between going back to work and abandoning career aspirations are quickly dying out.
by Colleen Hurley for GalTime.com As a dietitian, there is always the unstated expectation people have of you to be fit and healthy, along with the assumption that you don’t know what it’s like to struggle with losing weight. For me, this could not be further from the truth.