I have always had a penchant for adventure. There was a time in the 70’s and 80’s where you could have found me along with my two adopted Indian daughters traveling across countries in Europe and outposts of Asia where many white women would have feared to tread. But we went, we adventured, and we survived. It’s safe to say that I have sailed, hiked, trained, planed, and automobiled my way across most of this great planet, yet the thought of moving from the busy city of Washington, DC to the casual beaches of Florida nearly paralyzed me.
Bring on summertime! It's time for cookouts, beach trips, swimming, volleyball, parties on the patio and much much more. For some singles, it's also time for a summer fling. With the heat of summer can easily come the heat of romance. Look for these five crucial signs to tell if this fling is most likely something more.
Drama. Deceit. Devastation. It's not just reality TV, it's the reality that most of us experience when we end a relationship, because we don't and won't leave our mate until we reach the point of hating, hurting and hardly speaking. Like a pit bull gripping its most beloved doggie toy, we believe that if we feel any love at all for this person, we must stay, fight and make the relationship work. And only when we think that love is gone, do we concede and dive head first into the despair of an ugly, hurtful, messy divorce.
You wake up tired. Go to bed tired, and feel frustrated all the time. You need a new job, but are you really going about the job search in the right way? What are you doing that is making the most of your free time that doesn’t stress you out? Here are some ideas to help get you off the couch and *mostly* effortlessly back into the game. 1. Network (cocktails approved!)
I have been asked many times why I am single and if I ever think I will find "The One". My answer always remains the same. I would rather be happy alone than be unhappy with someone who isn't right for me. I see my friends in relationships or faux relationships hoping and praying it will change and it will work out even though for months they have been questioning if that person is the one for them. In my mind you shouldn't have to question it.
It's impossible to be in a relationship these days without worrying about infidelity. It seems like everywhere we turn, a politician, celebrity or friend is having an affair. So, what can you do to ensure that your man won't cheat on you? Our experts have some practical tips about what you can do to infidelity-proof your relationship. Here they are, in no particular order.
“Handle them carefully, for words have more power than atom bombs” --Pearl Strachan What was your first word? Mummy? Dad? Banana? From day dot we’re pushed, prodded and coached to take in vocabulary and, for the best part, we all get on fine. That is, until we’re challenged to sit down and write A Really Hard Thing. Whether it’s a CV, letter to a friend, competition entry or online dating profile – at the heart of the Really Hard Thing’s success is the words that we choose to use.
You don't need diet pills and fat burn supplements to burn body fat and build a lean body. These pills and supplements either do not work or will only give you a short-term boost at best. Your health could be at stake. Here are 7 things that work better than diet pills and fat burn supplements to shape your body leaner and meaner:
Two weeks ago, I wrote an article entitled, 5 Love Lessons Men Can Learn From Christian Grey. It received many comments, mainly from men angry I didn’t address what women can do to improve relationships. I had always intended to write an article for women and here it is.