There comes a time in every woman’s life where she realizes that family trips to the timeshare in the wilderness of South Dakota are no longer the mysterious and exciting getaways that they once were. As we get older, our definitions of fun transform and expand. Though this can open us up to new opportunities, it also makes us question our old joys, like family vacations. Sweltering days in the … [Read more...] about Surviving Family Vacations: An Adult’s Guide
Stress and Mental Health
Somewhere along this crazy millennial timeshift, women have discovered that they have an obligation to themselves. Not just “I should take care of myself as well as others,” a begrudging obligation (that isn’t honest) but an awakening of sorts that leads to the epiphany of I deserve to be happy. I have the power to make this happen. Allowing yourself to be happy and filling your life with the … [Read more...] about Take Care of Yourself For Once
When my friends tell me that a man has called them “cute” on a date, they cringe as they tell the story, wondering why they share the same adjective as a golden retriever puppy. If a man calls her “hot”, she will wonder why he didn’t call her beautiful, and might even be offended at his sexual forwardness. My research for this topic consisted mainly of scouring message boards about relationships, … [Read more...] about Beautiful vs. Sexy: Why Choose?
Have you ever known—no—felt in your gut that something was not quite right about the way you feel in your relationship? Do you have moments that make you a little nauseous, and even question your beliefs? Do loved ones often tell you that your partner may not be right for you? As firm as your moral sun may be, emotions tend to be the giant, gray, storm clouds that block it, even though you know … [Read more...] about Cognitive Dissonance: What Is It Saying about your Relationship?