I tip toe quietly into the deep space within this moment. It expands far beyond my consciousness. I am aware that I feel calm, joy woven with peace today. The excitement of my future is dancing around this present moment. It is like the vastness of this gulf of water I sit beside. I cannot see to the other side, yet I know the goodness of life lives fully over there reflecting my feelings right here and now.
Romantic dinners, candlelight and champagne tend to go hand in hand with Valentine's Day. Traditionally, this is one of the busiest seasons for winemakers. Whether it's champagne, red or white wine, couples across the world celebrate their relationships with a clink of the glasses.
It's February, the month of love! In an article published in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, researchers found that couples who value their friendship over other aspects of their relationships report greater romance and sexual satisfaction over couples who look to their partners mostly for sexual gratification.
If you are frustrated with your online dating results, you may be making one of several, classic mistakes, so revising your profile could be the solution. When clients come to me as a dating coach asking for help with their profiles, these are the mistakes I tell them to watch out for.
You’ve heard the variations on St. Valentine’s story with soldiers, weddings, prisons, daughters, secret notes, and even death. Although the facts behind the legend are murky, the stories all emphasize Valentine’s compassion, romance and heroism. Be the hero to your Valentine this year:
A recent study published in Biological Psychology examined the importance of smell in human attraction and relationships. Unlike some studies examining pheromones, an area not well understood in the human animal, this study focuses on the regular, run-of-the-mill sense of smell.
Is this YOU? How much sleep do you lose worrying about money? How much stress do you carry every day about your debts, current expenses and future stability? Is money the elephant in the living room for you and your spouse?
Spring is just around the corner. And if you're a single girl who's ready to at least get her feet wet — if not dive all the way in — it's time to figure out a new strategy to getting a guy to ask you out.
The to-do list associated with Valentine's Day typically involves flower orders, dinner reservations, and chocolate deliveries. All of these can be lovely gestures of fondness and appreciation, but all of them are fleeting symbols whose pleasures fade come Feb. 15. The greatest and most lasting gift we can give a loved one is to be open to evolving as a person and improving our relationship. So why not use a holiday that celebrates love as an opportunity to think about how we can make ours stronger?