Dearest Ne-Yo, I used to like you. “Miss Independent” was once my personal anthem, and I sang it loud and proud, feeling each word with every fiber of my being. “Cause she walk like a boss/Talk like a boss/Manicured nails to set the pedicure off/She’s fly effortlessly….” You CLEARLY knew what you were talking about.
You only get one chance to make a first impression. Let’s look at a few simple guidelines to help you write that irresistible introductory email to the potential future love of your life.
A lot of divorced women carry around with them a lot of “baggage” or “clutter” in their minds. When I say this I mean that they are still holding onto things that they say they should do but don’t, or things they should not do but do! They hold on to the argument they had and now they are not speaking to that person. The coulds and shoulds in your life that hold you back – you need to let go, but you don’t.
I coach a lot of people who are in a state of dissatisfaction with something in their lives. Their marriages are not what they used to be, their jobs are not what they expected, their kids are not behaving with respect, and they wonder what it would be like to live a completely different life.
Uncertainty. It's like a black hole that can swallow you alive. It's probably one of the most prominent challenges that I help my coaching clients deal with on a regular basis. It causes more worry, anxiety, and self-doubt than any other concern I have come across. It creates frustration and paralysis. It can take someone from bold and confident to neurotic and scared. I've seen it over and over and while the circumstances are always unique, the symptoms are the same:
Are you ever ugly? I don't mean ugly looking. I don't mean having one of those days when it's not in your best interests to be seen publically. I don't mean wearing ugly clothes or being born with ugly toes. I mean do you ever catch yourself thinking thoughts or feeling feelings that cause you to behave in an ugly manner? Let's define ugly for a minute...
Although it's been more than three years since the assault that landed her in the hospital, Rihanna sat teary-eyed on "Oprah's Next Chapter," telling Oprah that she still feels "protective" of Chris Brown. Crying over him, Rihanna admitted, "I still love him." Many of us have been in unhealthy relationships far longer than we should have been. Sadly, it is too easy to fall back into the addiction you two share: each other.
Whether you have to work, want to work or fall somewhere in-between, a recent study by the American Psychological Association revealed that full-time working mothers are happier and healthier than their non-working counterparts. Perhaps it's time to let go of the working mom's guilt and instead focus on the many benefits working full-time brings to a mother and her family. Here are seven ways full-time work benefits mothers.
As a clinical sexologist and relationship coach I counsel couples in marriage who are having difficulty with having a fulfilling sex life. Most of my clients will have invested years in marriage counseling already or come to the point in the marriage where they know a change must be made. When couples allow their sex lives in marriage to become boring, not important or sexless, the couple now becomes roommates rather than share in a marriage.
continued from part 1 Excessive calls to his place of employment What are you trying to do? Get him fired? Now your man cannot pay his phone bill or even his rent, because you assisted in getting him fired. Now he must move in with you because you overextended yourself with phone calls to his job.