36 Ways To Be Irresistibly Attractive

how to be 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

Jobs That Make A Difference With Purpose And Meaning

Jobs That Make A Difference

Often a great way to find your passion is to begin by first seeking work that makes a difference and provides a sense of purpose and meaning. When you’re confused about what your life passion may be, and you don’t know what excites you or fills you with enthusiasm, you can find your way to the…  Continue Reading