Even the most rock-solid couples feel insecure about their relationships sometimes. So, how do you build confidence in your relationship? We asked our experts to weigh in with their best suggestions, and here's what they had to say.
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Let's face it: we could all use a little body image boost from time to time. In a world full of magazine covers telling us our abs should be flat and our booties should be round, how are we supposed to accept ourselves the way we are? Good news: our experts are here to help. Below are 15 easy ways you can learn to love your body starting right here, right now.
Are You, Your Marriage, Your Family Falling Apart? So many relationships and families are being torn apart due to competing demands. Undefined marriage roles, both husband and wife working, unprecedented economic challenges and demanding childrens’ academic and sports schedules leave couples feeling exhausted, overwhelmed and feeling like they are losing their mind.
“After a break-up, certain street, locations, even times of day are off-limits. The city becomes a deserted battlefield, loaded with emotional landmines. You have to be very careful where you step or you could be blown to pieces.”~Carrie Isn’t this the truth! Breaking up is tough enough without having to worry about the next time you might run into your ex, hear a song, or remember a sweet memory of them. Below are five gem pieces of advice to help you get through those sweet songs and memories in one piece:
I want to share my expanded vision for the WISE Women Network: that together we are all WORTHY, INSPIRED, SUPPORTED and ENGAGED. I want to get into the WORTH piece today, at least a little bit (because it's a BIG issue for us). I believe the need to feel worthy is the most difficult requirement in today's society for women. It is also the desire that is least often addressed or satisfied. It's almost gotten trite, this notion of self-worth. But cynicism around the idea does not change the need for it.
Many pop culture examples point to the external "breakovers" women engage in following a breakup. Is there really something to this? Can cutting our hair or buying a new outfit help us get to a place of being "over" an ex?
Ending a relationship is rough. We discovered that women aren't wallowing and eating their feelings post-breakup, as pop culture might have us believe. Instead, they're taking healthy, proactive steps like exercising, spending time with friends and avoiding ex sex—all in the name of moving on from an ex.
When was the last time you felt confident? Today? Yesterday? Can you even remember? There is a confidence crisis among women these days, especially in the workplace. And, of course, we all know that what happens at work affects the rest of our lives. Still, women are lacking the confidence to speak up, put forward their two cents, or be acknowledged for a job well done. Does this sound familiar to you? At first the idea seemed foreign to me. Then, I started reflecting on the women in my life and realized that yes, in fact, nearly all of my conversations among friends and associates carry within them the undercurrent of lacking the self-assurance to boldly live their lives. Who knew?!
One of the hardest stages in the relationship cycle is moving on. Many of us ask the question, "Why am I still thinking about my ex?" We've all suffered through nights when we couldn't sleep because thoughts about the ex just wouldn't quit. That's normal. Here are 4 reasons why we continue to think about the past: 1. Lack of closure.
We can all do with a little boost to our self image every now and then. Here, weʼve got the ultimate tips to help you feel conﬁdent and comfortable in your own skin. There are all sorts of ways to improve your self image. Some are small things you can work on daily, while other things you can see as an investment in yourself. Here, weʼve got a great list of tips for boosting your self image.
How Focusing on your Own Emotional Business can Improve Conflict Resolution and Enhance Intimacy The factors that create and sustain a successful relationship can sometimes seem elusive. Particularly in the environment in which we find ourselves today… We are inundated with news of divorce, infidelity, cyber cheating, emotional affairs and so on.
By Zabrinah of How Not To Fall In Love Maybe you’ve never been to rehab and maybe you’ve never been accused of assault while in aforementioned rehab, but you must know what it’s like to be in over your head. You know what it’s like to nearly have a panic attack when things are going wrong. We’ve all made mistakes, and we’ve all grimaced at the fact that life is not turning out the way we wanted.
INTRODUCTION It's the beginning of a New Year and people all around the globe are making resolutions and goals for self-improvement and personal growth. But while everyone is creating individual objectives to accomplish their ideals, an important part of our lives tends to be overlooked and neglected when going through this period of introspection and renewal. Our relationships!
This guest article from Psych Central was written by Rick Nauert, PhD. New research suggests an individual’s goal-setting strategy can have an effect on personal relationships. According to investigators, goal-setting behavior may influence whether people will be comfortable in sharing and communicating.
Introduction Dating can be like a roller coaster ride sometimes with its fun highs and frustrating lows. Ever wonder why some guys have more luck with the dating game than others? Ever contemplate what it takes to become more successful with men? Well, that's a tricky business and there's no scientific formula that will yield those positive results. I believe dating is partly luck and LOTS of preparation. This article will list ten characteristics common to the profile of a successful gay dater.
Do you find that you're always criticizing and putting yourself down? Do you only see the bad qualities in yourself, never the good? If you answered yes to these questions, then you, like most people, are prone to self-criticism. We can be very judgmental when it comes to our own faults and shortcomings. Constantly thinking of ourselves as "not good enough" or stupid, can be detrimental to our health and livelihood. Negativity drains our energy as we continually try to live up to our own high standards of perfectionism while beating ourselves down at the same time.