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A Few Words About Men And Porn

A Few Words About Men And Porn

Despite the phenomenal growth of the internet as a source of information, entertainment, social networking and product marketing, few businesses have profited more than “adult entertainment” sites – in other words: Porn.  Websites that appeal to the voyeuristic tendencies in men, consistently rank as the most popular and lucrative web-based destinations.  And why is this?  Because, like it or not, guys are very visual, and we love to see naked women engaged in sexual situations with men or (even better) ot

How To Tell If a Guy Friend Likes You

How To Tell If a Guy Friend Likes You

Lately, I have gotten a few questions from readers on how to tell if a guy they are interested in really likes them or not. Learning how to tell if a guy likes you often depends on the situation. Although I’ve written articles before explaining general ways to tell if a guy is interested, that advice doesn’t always apply to every situation. I wanted to take a minute to address some situations that you may encounter.

A Slice of Pi

A Slice of Pi

  Do you ever feel like you’re stranded on a raft in the middle of your life waiting for someone to come along and save you?  Don’t worry.  You’re not alone.  Ok.  Maybe you are alone on your raft, but there are lots of other people floating around on rafts waiting to be rescued just like you.  Take that kid in “The Life of Pi.”  He was floating around out there for over 220 days.  That must have been horrible, but it made a good movie and even better book.  Check it out.

Lose Yourself

Lose Yourself

I was in downward dog position today with fifteen other yogis around me breathing deeply, clearing the mind chatter and relaxing our bodies. Flowing through each motion of the sun salutation I became increasingly aware of my body and breath. My mind was focused on each movement, each inhalation, each exhalation. All was quiet, and I felt at peace. During Shivasana, the final resting pose of class, stillness encompassed me, I felt light and ethereal.

8 Tips For Ditching The Holiday Season Single's Blues [EXPERT]
Find joy in the single life this holiday season and don't let it bring you down.

8 Tips For Ditching The Holiday Season Single's Blues

But what if we don't have a family, or are estranged from our family of origin? What if we have lost the ones we love? What if we are alone? What if we are widowed, divorced or looking for that special someone? Then the holidays can be an intensely lonely time, a time of sadness, regret, questioning. Feelings of sadness or loneliness that may already have been present are magnified many times over during this time.

Are You In Love With A 'Catfish'? [EXPERT]
Something's fishy.

Are You In Love With A 'Catfish'?

Catfish is a term that became popular in online dating after a 2010 documentary of that name was released in theaters. The documentary followed a young man who had met a girl online and fell in love without ever meeting her in person. When they finally met — spoiler alert! — the girl on the other side of the computer was not who she portrayed herself to be.

Tips for Creating a Healing Bedtime Ritual

Tips for Creating a Healing Bedtime Ritual

Throughout our days we are fielding the energy of numerous people, places, and experiences. Whether we are consciously aware of it or not, we are either choosing to honor ourselves or abandon ourselves to meet the needs of others while hoping to avoid potential disagreement and gain external approval.  The residual effects of frequent self-abandonment can show up in the quality of our sleep as the psyche continues to process and attempt to heal misalignments.

How To Avoid The January Breakup Frenzy [EXPERT]
Don't let your relationship fall victim to the new year!

How To Avoid The January Breakup Frenzy

By looking at the usual reasons for January breakups, you can strategize how to keep your relationship intact. Instead of being blindsided, you can take charge of your relationship and repair it ... or at least control how it ends.

What is Fantasy?

What is Fantasy?

An Example of Fantasy as a Tool to Heal     Our fantasies allow us to negate and undo the limits put upon us by our conscience, by our culture, and by our self-image.   If we feel insecure and unattractive, in our fantasies we are irresistible. If we anticipate a withholding woman, in fantasy she’s insatiable; if we fear our own aggression, in our internal reveries we can feel powerful without worrying we might hurt another.