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

Dating in Your 20's

The dating scene in your 20′s, may feel like you are pulling teeth just trying to find the right guy. Boys (because we just can’t quite call them men yet) just don’t seem ready to be monogamous, because “they’re just to busy” or “just not ready yet…” aka that’s code word for  “I want to keep my options open.”...more

5 Ways to Make the One You Love Smile Today

Sometimes we get so busy and tired and distracted that we don't do the little things we should to make the one we love smile. It’s easy to let life wear us down. Well, today's the day, people. Let's do a bunch of little somethings for each other before the sun goes down … or comes up.Need a few ideas?Profess your love on the bathroom mirror with a dry erase marker. No markers? No worries. Use lipstick or eyeliner. Instant smile for your love....more

3 Ways to Stay Stuck

“If you feel stuck in your present life…I guarantee you are living in a dungeon made of stories – and none of those limiting stories are true.”  Martha Beck, Steering by StarlightWhen I’m speaking with prospective life coaching clients who are enduring a breakup or considering a divorce, I ask them to give me 3 adjectives that best describe how they feel. The one word that is used more often than any other is “stuck.” ...more

Love Doesn't Hurt: 6 Types of Domestic Violence #DVAM

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). DVAM evolved from the “Day of Unity” in 1981. DVAM’s intention is to educate, advocate, and empower the nation to end violence against women, men, and children. In 1987, the very first Domestic Violence Awareness Month was observed. During this year, the first national domestic violence toll free hotline was implemented. Two years later after DVAM was observed, the U.S....more
Thank you for defining abuse. This resonated with me, "Abusers could be the nicest people in the ...more

30 dates in 30 Nights - Date 1: The Gambler

My first date of the month was fun. He had mentioned to me during our Tinder chats that he plays tennis often and asked if I would want to play on our first date? I nervously agreed, knowing I’m terrible at the game, but I do enjoy it once in a while. Still, I was looking forward to meeting him, he looked cute in his profile photos, and I especially liked the one with his grandfather.I sent Tony a picture of my date with a few details about him. Tony replied with some advice, including:...more
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30 Tinder Dates in 30 Nights - Part 2: The Rules

I’ve been asked to post the rules of this challenge so here they are:1. All dates must come from Tinder with guys I've never met before.2. If the opportunity presents itself, a second date with the same guy may be planed as long as it does not happen more than once a week. A week being Monday - Sunday. 3. All dates must take place between the hours of 10am and midnight.4. 30 dates must be accomplished in 30 consecutive nights/days. From October 1st through October 30th. ...more

52 Ridiculously Romantic Date Ideas for Any Couple

Who says the romance has to die after the honeymoon phase? (Well, all the experts do but what do they know anyhow?)If you’re serious about your relationship, chances are you already know how important date night is for long-term couples.What you might not know is that there are certain rules to successful date nights that don’t involve eating the same old Thai green curry followed by a movie week after week.What you’re aiming for with any good date night is novelty. Trying new things is good for you as a couple!...more

Flirting at Work? You Might Want to Think Twice About It

Since many relationships begin at work and eventually lead to marriage, flirting at work must have come into the equation at some point in the “song & dance”. Flirting at work sounds inappropriate, but let’s face it-- it happens. So what do you do when your coworker starts to flirt with you?We all know that employers frown upon romantic relationships at work out of fear of that “oh so scary” sexual harassment claim. And while it is a valid concern, most romantic relationships do not lead to sexual harassment....more

I Woke Up Like This

Over the last few weeks, I have seen plenty of makeup transformation videos and photos on social media, which inspired this particular topic. When it comes to dating, some women put up one hell of a facade. They contour the hell out of their face, cake on the makeup, they apply long eyelashes, they wear spanxs, waist cinchers and so on....more
A M E N !  I have said this before!   You dont always have to be done up - but dont get too ...more