5 Ways to Boost Your Man’s Self-Confidence

“You look beautiful tonight.” “I’m so proud of you.” “How did I get such an amazing girl?” As women, we crave affirmation from our men, whether it’s about our appearance, accomplishments, or personality. These compliments feel good, and the support strengthens the love we feel for our partner.But women aren’t the only ones who appreciate a confidence boost after a long day of work or when trying on a sexy new outfit. Your man could use positive affirmations, too — even if he doesn’t say so.The Macho Mentality...more

Do You Love to Be Loved Back?

“In the end these things matter most: How well did you love? How fully did you live? How deeply did you let go?”...more

Stealing From Those We Love: Things We Take and Why

I steal stuff. And I don’t mean in the conventional sense where my sticky fingers walk into a chic boutique to swipe expensive wares, nor do I steal from most people, meaning you don’t have to hide your valuables when I come to your house, or second guess when you ask me to hold your purse....more

Practicing the Art of Giving

Giving can take practice. Most of us want to be able to give freely but when the time arrives to actually reach into our pockets and to give of our own money, set aside time on our calendar to give of our time, or reach inside and give of ourselves, giving can be hard.   ...more

What Your Personality Type Means For Your Relationship

Remember in high school when they made you take a personality test to see what career you should go into? I was reading a career blog recently and it recommended taking the test again as an adult to see your strength’s and weaknesses in your job....more

"I Don't Believe 'Mr. Wrong' Exists": Why Every Relationship Counts

At some point in your life your mom, older sister, grandma, auntie, or random relative will tell you, “You have to date Mr. Wrong to find Mr. Right” or some variation of the same phrase (e.g. “You have to kiss a frog before your find Prince Charming"). While this is 100% accurate, I think this statement has somewhat diluted young women and, in some sense, has set us up for major disappointment when it comes to relationships....more
i believe we have this conundrum going on cause nobody takes the time to consider that they have ...more

The Power of a Tag

Repost from Celibacy Diaries...more

The Truth About Some Friendships

Recently,  I have really been feeling like I need to re-evaluate the people who I surround myself with. With two little girls, a husband, a home, a Master's program and the hours spent daily on this blog, it is important to have people in my life that support me and that are uplifting, not constantly negative and completely oblivious to what's going on in my life.I'm busy, yes. I'm a mom and that's a full-time job in and of itself, duh. That doesn't mean I'm not allowed to have real and deep friendships....more

30 Things to Start Doing for Yourself

3 Tips for Setting Boundaries

Boundaries can, and should be set with those in our lives who feel they have a right to disrupt our happiness. These people can include close friends, co-workers, and family members. Boundaries are a tool to be utilized to promote self care, and putting ourselves before others. Although that may seem selfish, it’s very difficult for some of us to be fully present with the people around us if we’re unhappy....more