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6 Awesome Reasons to Love Being a Woman Over 40

Tamara Star | Posted 05.11.2016 | Women
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I'll light a candle, turn down the lights and put my wiggly, jiggly, fabulous body parts into whatever makes me feel sexy.

Dear Supposed To, Should Be and Maybe Not -- Bite Me

Tamara Star | Posted 06.01.2015 | Women
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Dear Supposed to, Should Be, and Maybe Not, Bite me. I guess in polite terms I'm saying: We're over. Women everywhere are breaking free from all of ...

Friend Zoning the Nice Guy -- Are We Nuts?

Tamara Star | Posted 04.24.2015 | Style
Tamara Star

As much as men don't want a drama queen or someone who can't take care of herself, women want a fully embodied man who has done the work on himself and is able to fill those empty holes on the inside, by himself.

Having it All Requires We Give Into Despair, Disillusionment and Desire

Tamara Star | Posted 03.06.2015 | Women
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What I'm about to share with you is the antithesis of everything we've been taught. It's my own ah ha moment that I know in every cell of my body cha...

Forget Resolutions: Here Are 3 Ways to Enter the New Year Empowered

Tamara Star | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living
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Forget New Year's resolutions! Here are three must dos to launch yourself into the new year with a sparkle! "And now we welcome the new year, full o...

How to Nurture Yourself as You Enter the Cave of Winter Solstice

Tamara Star | Posted 02.22.2015 | Women
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The winter solstice arrives on the shortest day and longest night of the year. Any reassurance of knowing the days gradually lengthen from this point forward is lost in a barren season highlighted by fleeting holidays, seemingly eons away from springtime.

Holiday Survival 101

Tamara Star | Posted 01.26.2015 | Healthy Living
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Part of what makes the holidays so special is being around family, experiencing the joy of giving, the indulgence of special food and drink, and the fun of holiday parties. It's super OK to dive into all of it, we've just got to remember ways to come up for air.

7 Habits of Chronically Unhappy People

Tamara Star | Posted 12.27.2015 | Women
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Throughout the years, I've learned there are certain traits and habits chronically unhappy people seem to have mastered. But before diving in with you, let me preface this and say: we all have bad days, even weeks when we fall down in all seven areas.

Go From Swamped to Sane With a Life Detox

Tamara Star | Posted 01.06.2015 | Women
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Change may not be easy, but it's possible. Habits that keep us stuck in life are made moment by moment and day by day. Undoing those habits takes the same path. Small changes daily add up to huge results.

Self-Care in the Time of Chaos

Tamara Star | Posted 12.31.2014 | Women
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Those tiny quiet moments we used to enjoy at stop lights, commuting on trains, and waiting for appointments are gone and now replaced with quick glimpses of emails, text and social media.

Why It Takes Balls to Be Happy

Tamara Star | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living
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Happiness is the polar opposite of someday. It's the complete antithesis of one day, and it's never to be found in the when. Happiness is here now if you relax enough and have the balls to accept it.

How to Age Well, Emotionally

Tamara Star | Posted 11.24.2014 | Women
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Growing old is not a choice, there's a beginning and there's an end destination. Aging on the other hand- that we have control over -- and that control is just a matter of choice.

One Life Hack Changes Everything

Tamara Star | Posted 11.17.2014 | Women
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When we experience the freedom that arrives and the burst of energy that returns, we no longer question the effect every area of our life has on all aspects of our happiness. We are not divided beings. We're whole and we're all connected.

Domestic Violence Isn't Always Physical

Tamara Star | Posted 11.16.2014 | Women
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Missing social events or spending the weekend fighting instead of having fun together can be a sign you're in a bad relationship. You may even start to feel isolated as your partner demands most of your time.

Stressed? How to Lean Back Not In

Tamara Star | Posted 10.28.2014 | Women
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Volatility and overwhelming emotions like sadness are flooding into everyone's consciousness, but that's our key to freedom right there: realizing we're tapping into everyone's consciousness -- as in the collective consciousness of the planet.

Poet Slams Daughter's Twitter Hater

Tamara Star | Posted 10.28.2014 | Women
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Shame + embarrassment + grade school. These three words unfortunately seem to go together don't they? Now add in social media's catch fire resp...

2 Surprising Reasons It Takes Balls to Be Happy

Tamara Star | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
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Happiness lives in the smallest of small things: the scent of the morning grass when the sprinkler first hits lawn against early light; happiness hangs out on the little hairs of your dog's ears back lit by sunlight; and happiness exists in the way a lover's arm feels heavy across your back as you struggle to claim your side of the bed.

Nature is the Doorway to Peace and the Key For Entry Just Might Surprise You

Tamara Star | Posted 07.16.2014 | TED Weekends
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We may not be able to view our world through time-lapse technology like filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg, but we can slow down and tune into our senses while outside in nature. Our five senses are the keys that unlock the door to the now moment- and through that doorway, peace resides.

5 Signs It's Time To Break Up With A Business Client

Tamara Star | Posted 06.27.2014 | Healthy Living
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Sometimes the money just isn't worth the price of peace we find ourselves paying. Like pruning a plant of dying branches, periodically pruning your business of troublesome clients is a necessity.

8 Simple Ways Happy Couples Stay Happy

Tamara Star | Posted 06.04.2014 | Healthy Living
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People change over time, and healthy couples continue to explore one another, while realizing it's impossible to know everything, no matter how long they've been together.

Want More Happiness? It's Hidden in the Ordinary

Tamara Star | Posted 05.26.2014 | Healthy Living
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The joy I end up feeling as I go to bed with every piece of laundry in its proper place always surprises me. The task I hate most actually makes me happy when I do it in this ritualistic way.

How to Lose the Woman You Love... for Good

Tamara Star | Posted 09.10.2014 | Healthy Living
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"Love is the greatest refreshment in life." -- Pablo Picasso Picasso's artistic style changed over periods of time that could be marked by the phases...

11 Ways to Emotionally Thrive

Tamara Star | Posted 04.10.2014 | Healthy Living
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Life can feel like an emotional roller coaster if we let it, but remembering that we have more control over our inner landscape than we realize-helps ...

What Do You Believe?

Tamara Star | Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living
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I believe there will come a day when we no longer see one another's flaws and instead witness one another's beauty. I believe confident people laugh often and forgive easily. What do you believe?

8 Common Ways We Drain the Life Out of Relationships

Tamara Star | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Tamara Star

Love -- obviously a hot and tricky topic -- and while I agree that good love takes time and effort, I also know that love falls apart when the ball ge...