At this point we've all heard about self-care and how important it is. But as we know it’s a lot easier said than done. Finding “me-time” can seem like the most daunting task, sometimes even adding additional stress. We search for that “perfect” balance of caring for ourselves whilst also caring for others and our daily responsibilities. But it doesn’t have to be perfect. The balance doesn’t have to be perfect. It doesn’t have to fit into anyone else’s idea of what self-care
Like traditional dating, modern love has both its highs and lows. There are many ways in which modern love varies from conventional dating. Younger generations are becoming more open about their sexuality with every day that passes. Unlike traditional love, modern love is not subject to the confines of gender, race and age. Same-sex romantic relationships are becoming more popular among millennials day after day. It is also not uncommon for younger people to engage in casual
Contrary to the popular societal belief that defines intimacy as a sense of physical and emotional closeness and connection with another human being, I have come to believe that intimacy is in fact, first and foremost, a process of profound self-discovery and deep understanding of our own psyche and soul. The lack of intimacy is at the heart of our addictions, fears, and many of our emotional pains. Whether we can recognize them or not, we all carry a level of discomfort with
Valentine’s Day is a remembrance of the love and value we feel for our significant others. As we raise awestruck eyebrows in wonder of this, we often forget that love for others begins with the ability to love and value ourselves. In light of the aforementioned, the following questions beg to be answered: What do you value most? Is it your career, profession or business, or even your bank account? How do you measure your worth? Is it defined by how much you can provide, or w
The holiday period is a great time to reflect on your relationship. This is because during the season, we often take time to look back on the previous or past years. Sometimes couples get so caught up during the year with financial, work, or family stress related issues that arise that they forget that the foundation of the family is built on the connection of the couple. If you are looking for ways to improve your relationship, the good news is that it is very possible to en
How are you defining your manhood? How is this definition affecting you, your relationships and your sex life?
As I work with many men in my practice, I commonly observe feelings of inadequacy that stem from not being connected to their true sense of self. Part of this comes from trying to find this “self” by examining external factors they expect will bring them happiness, joy, and love. I see this in both career-oriented men who achieve success but still feel a void in
As the year ends and resolutions start up with the New Year, many singles find themselves hopeful that perhaps this will be the year in which they finally meet someone special. Many singles are ready to start putting themselves out into the dating world again. How you approach finding a partner and, more importantly, how you engage in relationships, can increase your successes in dating and make a huge difference the outcome of any relationship you start. With the advent of e
First and foremost, make sure you are ready to date, as sometimes individuals need to learn how to be single first.
Now that you are ready to date, you can follow these 7 steps:
1- Start with the people you know and those who know you:
You have to let everyone in your network know that you are single and ready. Do not confuse this with looking needy! Most people enjoy introducing and matching up couples, however if you do not let them know that you are ready to date the