Some people believe in the old saying of opposites attract each other. But Matthew Johnson, a psychologist and author of Great Myths of Intimate Relationships: Dating, Sex, and Marriage, says that people are not magnets. According to his research, couples with polar traits rarely have a long-lasting relationship. Others may argue, but the findings of Matthew Johnson rings a
There will always be someone who is better than you. Someone who seems to be more beautiful, more intelligent, more successful. And sometimes, when you are all alone, lying on your bed at 2 in the morning, it’s hard not to think about all of the people who seem to be ahead of you. Insecurity
In a world where almost everyone is busy juggling their career, romantic relationship, and social life, it is easy to forget about our mental and emotional well-being. After all, who doesn’t feel tired after working for more than nine hours? Who doesn’t get stressed after dealing with the demands of our work? But even though
Sherrie Campbell, a licensed psychologist in California and author of “Loving Yourself: The Mastery of Being Your Own Person” said: “We spend years sacrificing our mental and emotional health in abusive relationships under the notion that we have to because these people are our family”. In a perfect world, every family is the best thing
Skin positivity is one of the popular movements today. It is all about embracing the color of our skin and as well as its imperfections. It aims to empower both men and women to be comfortable with their own skin and feel beautiful. Nyakim Gatwech, a South Sudanese model, is a good role model for
Sometimes you have to be strong for yourself. You have to know that you’re a good person and a good friend. What’s meant to be will end up good and what’s not- won’t. Love is worth fighting for, but sometimes you can’t be the only one fighting. At times, people need to fight for you.
I turned 35 today, and like a few other milestone birthdays, this one brought with it an irresistible charge to reflect on the lessons I’ve learned throughout the years. Here are 35 of them I’d relay to my younger self and other girls. 1. Remember to play. Everyday. 2. Go beyond your comfort zone. Often.
Promise Yourself To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. To talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet. To make all your friends feel that there is something in them To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true. To think only the
One morning she woke up different. Done with trying to figure out who was with her, against her, or walking down the middle because they didn’t have the guts to pick a side. She was done with anything that didn’t bring her peace. She realized that opinions were a dime a dozen, validation was for
The most important relationship you’ll have is the one you have with yourself. Pause and read that again. How does that statement make you feel? On a scale of 1 – 10, with 10 being “absolutely in love with myself,” where would you put yourself right now? Be honest. I’ll be honest in saying that
Often in the middle of the night after my son has gone to bed, and I’m alone, I cannot help thinking “Where is my happily ever after? Where’s my happy ending?” The fairy tales I read as a little girl told me we all have happy endings. So where’s mine? Don’t get me wrong. I
[wp_ad_camp_4] Ok here goes. Read this. It’s long. I don’t care. I don’t want sympathy. I don’t want compliments. I want action. Read it. Women. Please, I beg of you PLEASE do not tear each other down. There is so much hate in the world right now. Rape culture. Hating Islam. Hating LGBTQ. No more