How To Change Careers After 40 Even If You Feel Imprisoned By Your Circumstances

Change Careers After 40

When I was 48, I decided to change careers. I’d spent my entire professional life working in public relations, in corporate and agency settings, as well as having my own consultancy. I stopped working for a while when my children were young, then picked up my consultancy work when they were older, then cut back…  Continue Reading

Emotional Abuse Breakthrough: Speak Up, Set Boundaries, And End The Abusive Behavior

Emotional Abuse

If you have been a victim of emotional abuse in your love relationship, or if you think your partner might be emotionally abusing you, please take a few minutes to read through this post. Today I’m releasing my latest book called, Emotional Abuse Breakthrough: How to Speak Up, 
Set Boundaries, and 
Break the Cycle of…  Continue Reading

Declutter Your Mind: How to Stop Worrying, Relieve Anxiety, and Eliminate Negative Thinking

How to Stop Worrying

Stop for a minute and pay attention to your thoughts. Seriously, stop reading this, close your eyes, and “watch” your thoughts. Then come back here. Did you noticed how your mind is constantly producing thoughts? There’s not much, if any, white space between the constant stream of random and intentional thoughts. Some of those thoughts…  Continue Reading

Emotionally Unavailable Men: 16 Intimacy Killing Traits No One Tells You About

Emotionally Unavailable M

When she first met him, Laura thought she had hit the relationship jackpot. Jason was handsome, successful, charming, funny, and intelligent. She felt proud to be on his arm, to be the one he wanted to spend his time with. Who wouldn’t want to be with Jason? He was amazing. He was a catch in…  Continue Reading

Burned Out? 10 Ways To Save Yourself From Hitting Rock Bottom

Burned Out

You’ve gotten eight solid hours of sleep, and you slept like a rock. But the minute your foot hits the floor, you want to fall back into the bed. You drag yourself up, shuffle through your morning routine, and begin your day in a fog of exhaustion and malaise. The smallest actions, from brushing your…  Continue Reading

12 Socializing Skills To Skyrocket Your Confidence And Likeability

Socializing Skills

There are two types of people in social settings who are difficult to interact with. The first one hardly says a word. They don’t initiate conversation or participate in small talk. They smile infrequently, have trouble making eye contact, and tend to stand apart from the group. Everything about their body language screams, “I am…  Continue Reading

The Best Home Gym Equipment For Reluctant Exercisers

Best Home Gym Equipment

Many people (myself included) have a love-hate relationship with exercise. They love the way it makes them feel and look. They hate doing it. You know you should do it. It keeps you healthy, fit, trim, sane. But it’s just such a pain to go sweat and huff and puff your way through a workout….  Continue Reading

10 Signs Of A Narcissistic Mother

Narcissistic Mother

Our parents are the key players in the early stages of our development, and they continue to have a huge impact on us even as we, too, grow into adults. How they choose to behave towards us – the language they use and the physical treatment they adopt – will help shape our characters and…  Continue Reading

36 Ways To Be Irresistibly Attractive

“The secret of attraction is to love yourself. Attractive people judge neither themselves nor others. They are open to gestures of love. They think about love, and express their love in every action.” ~Deepak Chopra Here’s the bottom line: we want people to like us. Even when we say we don’t care what people think,…  Continue Reading

Controlling Men: Empowering Advice For Women Involved With Bullies

controlling men

He was charming, attractive, intelligent, funny, and kind. He knew just the right words to say to make you feel special. He was the perfect guy for you — until he wasn’t. It didn’t happen right away. At first you thought he was being overly-attentive and helpful. He just wanted the best for you. He’s…  Continue Reading

How To Get Over A Breakup Like A Grown-Up

How to Get Over A Breakup

It’s like the air has been punched out of you. Even if you saw it coming. Even if you initiated it. Breaking up with your romantic partner is one of the most painful life experiences you’ll ever have. The longer the relationship and the more intertwined your lives have become, the more agonizing the pain….  Continue Reading

How To Read Faster To Learn More In Less Time

How to read faster

When I read a fiction book, I savor it. If the book is really good, I lap up every word at my leisure, sometimes re-reading paragraphs that are particularly well-written or compelling. For me, great fiction is like a gourmet meal or a fine wine. You don’t want to rush it or consume it too…  Continue Reading

10 Signs You Are Emotionally Drained At Work

Emotionally Drained at Work

I am a firm believer that your work should fill you up rather than deplete you. Work should be a passionate endeavor that, for the most part, adds joy and fulfillment to your life. It should energize you and give you a sense of purpose and fulfillment. I know, I know — maybe that sounds…  Continue Reading

Need To Talk To Someone? 10 Qualities Of A Caring Confidant

Someone to talk to

I have never been someone who can keep my problems to myself or deal with them quietly and stoically. If something is going on in my life that’s difficult or painful, I have to talk about it with someone. Talking about it helps me to process the situation, and it relieves the tension and anxiety that comes with…  Continue Reading

Why Do Women Stay In Bad Relationships?

Why Do Women Stay In Abusive Relationships

From an outsider’s perspective, it seems pretty straightforward. If someone is abusing you, physically, verbally, or emotionally — you leave. Why would you stay with someone who is causing you pain, making you afraid, or even damaging your children? Why would you put up with such despicable, destructive behavior from the person who is supposed…  Continue Reading