Monthly Archives: July 2016

Can’t Get A Date? You May Have Been Benched

You haven’t been dropped, you aren’t in the keeper league, and you’re still in the live draft… but you aren’t playing the game. You’re on the bench. Being benched is similar to being kept ‘on the hook’. If a guy keeps acting like he wants to date you, but never acts on it, he’s keeping […]

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Faux vs. Full: Is Your ‘True Love’ Faking It?

Imagine you are carrying around a faux Prada bag you bought for six dollars in Chinatown. It looks real. It feels real. But how long can you keep convincing yourself that it is? Relationships all too often work the same way. Eventually, the fake label falls off, the seams bust, the handles break. The quality […]

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Writing from the Soul: How Your Story Defines Your Self

Why do so many of us feel like our lives are fictions that need revision? It’s because every one of us has a specific, unique story that we tell ourselves about ourselves: This is our ‘go-to story’. Our individual, internal self-narrative defines our entire world. Our stories shape the context in which we view what […]

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Dating & Mating: Why ‘Good Girls’ Find Love – and Bad Girls Don’t

“My place for a drink?” Ella asked Chris, knowing full well she wanted more than wine to top off three hours of steak and stimulating conversation. It was their first date. But heck, it’s 2016. Who worries about “those rules” these days? “Want to just have sex?” she asked him matter-of-factly as they lounged on […]

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How to Get Over Your Breakup – Without Playing the Villain

You’re all torn up, but you’re finally ready to let go of a past love… Until those nagging thoughts intrude again, and suddenly what is true and what is false are shaken up. Your mind becomes a blur. You phone a friend or two for advice. You can’t remember why you called. You find yourself […]

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Channeling Your Inner Beyoncé: How to Find Yourself Through Music

Forget Beyonce, Madonna, Whitney or even the infamous Janet. This is your moment to shine. Imagine you’ve been invited to sing at the Super Bowl halftime show. You, on stage, before the world. The sun warms a slight chill in the air. You’re feeling strong, powerful, fresh, and present. At this moment, you get to […]

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