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Entries by Beth Leipholtz from 07/2014

7 More Things Only Chronic Overthinkers Will Understand

| Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living

There may be days we want to pull our hair out, slam our heads into a wall, turn our brains off. But in the end, we need to remember that we know ourselves better than anyone else. We need to have faith that we are doing the right thing, making the right choices -- because our instincts exist for a reason.

We Need to Set Lower Standards for Positive Body Image

| Posted 07.02.2014 | Women

We need to set an example for young girls, not drive home the idea that all women should look like Barbie. We need to adjust their image of beauty, their image of self. To make them understand that the media does not define beauty. They need to hear these things from real women.

This Is What It Is Like to Be an Addict With Triggers

| Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living

I bring these events up specifically because of how minuscule they are in a normal person's world -- going to bed at night, grabbing a beverage to hydrate. But in an addict's world, it's the small actions like this that can set off a string of memories associated with our use.

Os seis fantasmas de namorados do passado

| Posted 07.13.2014 | Brazil

A Internet acaba de me informar que meu ex ficou noivo. Com os avanços da tecnologia moderna, seria de se esperar que o Facebook soubesse que não de...

24 Thoughts Every Girl Has While on Tinder

| Posted 07.14.2014 | Women

Oh good, you "live life to the fullest." Now I know everything I need to know in order to swipe right...

5 Reasons "Dating" As a Millennial Is Traumatic, Confusing and Fantastic

| Posted 07.16.2014 | College

Dating has evolved into a pressure-filled, semi-confusing, yet rewarding endeavor in which millennials participate. But what is held responsible for this shift?

5 Life Lessons I've Taken from Playing Rugby

| Posted 07.21.2014 | Sports

For 14 years, I identified myself as a soccer player. I played year-round on multiple teams, dedicated endless hours to practices and games, and thought I loved the sport. But then I realized something: I just wasn't that good.

I Don't Think I Want to Be a Mother, and That Should Be Acceptable

| Posted 07.22.2014 | Women

I absolutely adore children. Or rather, I adore them as long as I can escape from them at the end of the day. And I think that is perfectly OK.

Non penso di voler diventare madre, e vorrei che fosse accettato

| Posted 07.24.2014 | Italy

Adoro i bambini. O meglio, li adoro finché posso allontanarmene alla fine della giornata. E penso che sia perfettamente OK. Tuttavia, ogni volta che informo qualcuno del fatto che non ho un bruciante desiderio di avere dei figli miei, un domani, che mi manca quel profondo istinto materno, mi guarda sbalordito - come se fosse quello che ogni donna sulla ventina dovrebbe desiderare. La reazione di solito è una di queste...

J'ai le droit de ne pas vouloir être mère

| Posted 07.24.2014 | France C'est La Vie

PARENTALITÉ - J'adore les enfants. Disons plutôt que je suis folle d'eux tant que je n'ai pas à m'en occuper pour le restant de mes jours. Et je pense que c'est un point de vue tout à fait raisonnable.

J'ai le droit de ne pas vouloir être mère

| Posted 07.24.2014 | Quebec Art De Vivre

J'adore les enfants. Disons plutôt que je suis folle d'eux tant que je n'ai pas à m'en occuper pour le restant de mes jours. Et je pense que c'est un point de vue tout à fait raisonnable.

J'ai le droit de ne pas vouloir être mère

| Posted 07.24.2014 | Maghreb

PARENTALITÉ - J'adore les enfants. Disons plutôt que je suis folle d'eux tant que je n'ai pas à m'en occuper pour le restant de mes jours. Et je pense que c'est un point de vue tout à fait raisonnable.

Your Wedding Day Is Not The Biggest Day Of Your Life

| Posted 07.28.2014 | Weddings

It isn't something to be pushed to the side, planned at the last minute, or disregarded, but it shouldn't be the be all, end all either. As with every aspect of life, balance is key -- even when it comes to love.

Ich glaube, ich will lieber keine Mutter werden und das sollte auch in Ordnung sein

| Posted 07.28.2014 | Germany

Ja, vielleicht werde ich meine Meinung ändern. Aber wenn ich alleine in einem gemütlichen Appartement leben möchte, mit nichts als einem Hund, der mir Gesellschaft leistet, dann sollte das genauso akzeptiert werden, wie der "American Dream".

For All the 'Happily' Single Women

| Posted 07.30.2014 | Women

We are intelligent, goal-oriented and determined. We are attractive enough, involved in numerous activities and not too shy. We like to think we have our lives together, that we are people worth knowing, worth being invested in. Yet we are also single.