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5 Reasons Why Warnings Backfire

5 Reasons Why Warnings Backfire

Adults love to give kids warnings when a rule is broken and would love to believe warnings are a highly compassionate method of parenting, a reflection of our loving and kind humanity. But guess what? Warnings may be the farthest thing from true compassion. Though almost always well-intentioned, warnings will routinely backfire. Here are the main reasons why:

Is Sexual Chemistry Important With Your Dream Guy?

Is Sexual Chemistry Important With Your Dream Guy?

I believe that a woman will always find that sexual chemistry is key--with the man of her dreams, a life partner or even a date. When a woman meets a man, within the first few sentences she already knows if they will “click.” It is not always about coincidences or about subtleties with a woman. Sometimes a woman will tune you out completely in order to focus on the cues that you send with your body language. They say actions speak louder than words and they are right. Actions do speak louder than words.

Preparing For A Sexy Old Age Start Now!

Preparing for a Sexy Old Age : Start Now! Maintain cardiovascular health – Healthy sexual functioning requires good blood flow for both men and women. If you haven’t already, find a form of exercise that you enjoy and that gets your heart rate up. Make time to exercise at least 4 times a week and be consistent. Also be vigilant about other threats to your cardiovascular health – quit smoking and learn habits for good nutrition.

Lose The Lecture With Kids

Lose The Lecture With Kids

You know when you're lecturing.  You can see it on your child's face. Or in the eye-rolling.  Or in the sigh.  They know what's coming after the first few sentences, proabably after the first few words. But you keep going because now they're being disrespectful and you're going to make your point if it's the last thing you do! You've been there. I've been there. Maybe you got that look or sigh from your partner, too.

Do You Need A Technology Fast?

Do You Need A Technology Fast?

What’s that you ask?  Well, we’ve heard of the juice fasts, the fruit and vegetable fasts, the liquid fasts, the “I am not gonna eat any food” fasts… but in this day and age, it may be relevant to consider a technology fast. “But, I cannot LIVE without my iPhone, Galaxy, Blackberry, email, or fill in device of your choice” you cry out.  Hmm… perhaps it’s not something you would consider doing during the work week as we need to be reachable for meetings, phone calls and the like.  It may however be something

Are The Holidays Really Over? Celebrating With Meaning

Are The Holidays Really Over? Celebrating With Meaning

Holidays are a time to gather, reflect, catch up with old friends and family members, celebrate traditions, create new rituals, or get away from it all.   Are you the type of person to celebrate holidays and events?  Most cultures have rituals that honor seasons or important passage times in ones life.  In the US we are a melting pot and many people have slowly lost their original customs over the generations.  It may be that your family could not get the right items to recreate the tradition or that they consciously gav

Why Do So Many Religions Shame Sex? 12 Ways To Get Free

Why Do So Many Religions Shame Sex? 12 Ways To Get Free

“As I grew into my adolescence, I began to associate sex with sin; I imagine this had to do with being surrounded in a conservative religion in my home, church and school. My attitude about sex and sexuality was that it was something that only married or sinful people engaged in.   Other than that I did not have much information – and because I was shy – the only place I got information about sex and sexuality was from TV, magazines and books”.  

Living With An Alcoholic - Shame

Living With An Alcoholic - Shame

If you live with an alcoholic you will almost certainly feel shame. Some people will experience it to a very high level, others less so, but almost everyone who lives with an alcoholic experiences it to some degree. You will probably feel anxious that people will discover your secret, that they will judge you and, inevitably, will find you unacceptable to be around decent people.