Suzanne

November 7, 2014

6 Toxic Relationship Habits Most People Think Are Normal

Part of the problem is that many unhealthy relationship habits are baked into our culture. We worship romantic love — you know, that dizzying and irrational romantic love that somehow finds breaking china plates on the wall in a fit of tears somewhat endearing — and scoff at practicality or unconventional sexualities. Men and women are raised to objectify each other and to objectify the relationships they’re in. Thus our partners are often seen as […]
October 23, 2014

How To Stop Being Intimidated By Other Women

As a female, I know one of the most uncomfortable feelings is pressure or intimidation by other females. Even as young women, we tend to flock together in cliques all with different personality traits and physical appearances. We have naturally friendly and empathetic natures, but sometimes we feel overwhelmed by the confidence and behaviors of others. This worry and paranoia of what the other woman is thinking can cause lifelong problems such as stress and social anxiety. […]
August 25, 2014

Make Yourself a Priority

“It’s not selfish to give TO yourself as much as you give OF yourself” – Suze Orman Are you the most important person in your life? How often do you make time for yourself? Most women take on way more than they can handle. So much to do and not enough time in a day to do it. As a result, they are over-worked, stressed out and exhausted by the end of the day. What […]
August 14, 2014

Self-Motivation Using Self-Talk

        A new study from the University of Illinois, published in the European Journal of Social Psychology says using positive affirmations may be doing the best thing to boost chances of success. Psychologists call this self-talk. Sanda Dolcos and her team first asked 95 psychology undergrads to imagine they were a character in a short story. The character is faced with a choice [strangely, we’re not given any detail about these vignettes], […]
August 14, 2014

Letting It Go

If you’re filled with resentment or frustration, you’re wasting your precious time and energy. The more quickly you can let the bad stuff go, the more quickly you can move on to the good stuff. People and events will regularly cause delays, inconveniences, expenses, disappointments and worse in your life. Don’t add to the damages by letting those things keep you down. When people have wronged you or events have sidetracked you, you have plenty […]
August 14, 2014

Confidence Coaching Success Story with Liz F.

“Just 8 months ago, I met a guy at a party who swept me off my feet. I’ve never met anyone I liked this much. He had all the qualities I was looking for in a man. I created a lot of pressure for myself because I wanted to impress him. I spent days preparing for our first date. Looking back, I believe the best preparation of all was mental. I am so glad I […]
July 31, 2014

Sleep In The Nude To Boost Self-Confidence

The lifestyle blog “Thought Catalog” has compiled a list of reasons why everybody needs to sleep completely naked, every night. While some of the benefits sound debatable, #3: Spending time naked makes you feel comfortable with your body” is a very true claim! When you are comfortable with your body, you act more confidently which makes you happy and is viewed as attractive by others. When was the last time you truly felt comfortable in just […]
July 3, 2014

How Changing My Expectations Increased My Happiness

I used to live in a world crowded with expectation. I had expectations of others, expectations of society, and expectations of myself. Then there were also the expectations others had of me. Gone are those days! Well almost… let’s just say things have changed drastically. I describe myself as an optimistic person. I like to be happy, I like to see others happy and I always strive to focus on the brighter side of life. Some […]
June 26, 2014

13 Ways You Know You’re Dating A High-Quality Woman

1. She encourages you to pursue your goals, but she doesn’t micromanage. She trusts you to make the right decisions in your own life. She’s the cheerleader, not the coach. 2. She doesn’t try to make you jealous. She’s secure in her worth, and your ability to recognize how valuable she is. She doesn’t need to play games to “trick” you into seeing her her for what she is. 3. She doesn’t have a princess […]