Rihanna was recently named by Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people on the planet. She's stated that she doesn't want to be a role model, but … well, she's on the list.
Dr. Romance writes: There are a few simple communication techniques that work like magic in relationships, whether with committed partners, friends, co-workers or relatives. One of the most effective is reassurance, which is simple to do , and calms both of you down, which allows your discussion move on without struggles. When a discussion begins to get difficult, if you learn to stay calm and reassure the other person you’ll find it works very effectively.
Don’t teach your kids what to think… teach them how to think. The process of thinking is actually the process of asking questions. Questions do two things: 1, they stimulate responses. 2, they guide the focus of whoever is involved in those questions. So, if you’re not getting good answers (or any answers at all), ask different and better questions. How many times have your kids asked you a question from their homework? How many times have your kids asked you what to do in a particular situation? How many times have you told them the answer?
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“How many Facebook friends do you have”? This was the question that an acquaintance asked me a few weeks ago. I wasn’t sure why she was asking and I honestly was not sure how many people I have “friended” on Facebook. When I told her I wasn’t sure, but thought it was about 100 or so, she was SHOCKED!!! What followed her look of horror shocked me even more. “Well, I have over a 1,000 friends!!! You are so sociable, Liz, I would have thought you would have more friends than that.”
Dr. Gayle (affectionately known as Kayla Gayle), a colleague of mine, amazes me with her inner peace and strength. At lunch with her this past week I discussed the passion that she has for Kundalini Yoga, and her recent decision to become an instructor of Kundalini. Her website, Abundance-Yoga.com, describes the practice as, “Yoga is not about twisting yourself into a pretzel or standing on your head, but about nurturing your spirit, and freeing your heart…when Kundalini awakens, your entire life will awaken with abundance, energy, creativity and more.”
E.L. James' novel '50 Shades of Grey,' which explicitly describes a passionate relationship involving sexual power play, has become so popular that it has attracted mega media buzz. It has also brought up the idea that perhaps many more people than expected are into these forms of "rough sex," as some call it. Have you, too, found yourself aroused by the love scenes in this provocative book?
Ever wonder why your initial dates rarely lead to a great dating relationship? Find out if you're unknowingly doing or saying 10 things to turn off a potential love match and discover what to do instead if you want to find great love and create a great relationship. Here are ten warning signs that you are a rude date and a few suggestions on what to do instead!
Are you really ready to make room for love in your life? Many single men and women say they desire love and romance, yet secretly they harbor fears of how a relationship may alter their comfortable routines. It is this fear of change that sabotages many budding relationships, as you think to yourself -- I love my life the way it is. Why change it? Are you so cozy in your life that you won't make room for love? Do you think that a potential love match will expect you to change to fit into their lifestyle?
This morning one of my six year-old daughters confided in me that she is having a problem at school. When I asked her about it, she said that one of her friends, Sam, isn't talking to her anymore. In fact, he got in trouble yesterday because he put his fingers in his ears and stuck out his tongue when she tried to talk to him. Since she dearly loves Sam, this is particularly upsetting. She added, "It makes me so sad when he does that. I think the relationship might end!"