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loving your body
That scale will not bring you happiness, self acceptance will.

3 Simple (And Free) Ways To Fall In Love With Your Body

Our brains have been manipulated for years on what the ideal woman looks like. So we try to "fix" ourselves to be the desired ideal. But Cara Cordoni explains why changing yourself will not bring you happiness.

Does Your Smile Turn People On or Off?

Does Your Smile Turn People On or Off?

I’ll admit it: I just watched Beyonce’s “Drunk in Love” video in full for the first time, and one standout feature from the entire beach-themed video was the superstar singer’s smile. Even in black and white footage, Beyonce’s winning smile lit up the night, what with those small white teeth and large gums that give her a girlish quality whilst she acting anything but. What impression is your smile making on the opposite sex?

Sexually Speaking - A Personal View

Sexually Speaking - A Personal View

Why is sexual self-expression and sexual disclosure often hiding in the closet?  We live in a free society that seems to allow open discussions about even the most controversial topics.  Most of us are bombarded with sexual images, from movies, TV shows, commercials, videos, billboard displays, you name it.  We are sold the false image that sexual desire, sexual expression and sexual satisfaction are natural, fun, exciting and easily accessible.

Have Good Eye Contact?

Have Good Eye Contact?

The routine is all too familiar; your stepchild comes through the front door, head down, and drops removable appendages haphazardly onto the floor only to proceed directly to their room without an utterance of a hello or anything else that could be mistaken as an acknowledgement of your presence. With this you feel the pit in your stomach tighten and in your mind you start to catastrophize the events of the forthcoming weekend in rapid-fire precision.

Get Reconnected To Those You Love — IRL
Nothing beats face to face communication when it comes to relationships.

Get Reconnected To Those You Love — IRL

It's a scientific fact that being surrounded by loved ones who support us creates happiness, but texting, tweeting and FaceTime isn't enough. Get unplugged and find intimacy with the people who matter most.

falling off a cliff
You can have it all and be completely comfortable.

The Secret To Changing Your Life Without Too Much Discomfort

Many people think that if you want to be happy, you have to break out of your comfort zone. But taking risks is not all that it takes to create a healthy life for yourself. Debra Smouse explains how you can change alongside your comfortable atmosphere.

Sex And Money

Sex And Money

Sex and money – what do they have in common? They’re the last two topics we don’t talk openly about in America. Or, at least most of us are taught that money is something to keep quiet about. I remember back in elementary school when I was asked to fill out a questionnaire about family income. “How much does your father earn (back before women’s lib)? I remember having absolutely no clue. Was it $200? $2,000? $20,000?