Georgia O'Keeffe was a 28 year old Wisconsin farm girl; Alfred Stieglitz was a 52 year old New York bon vivant. Stieglitz intimately photographed his muse throughout their tumultuous, erotically charged marriage.
And it tasted like Pepto Bismol. For a change of pace, I decided to catch my children off-guard with being festive this year. All it took was sendin...
CSPN is helping maintain this unanticipated attention by doing its share to raise awareness even further about the importance of 529 plans and the impact they can have on helping families avoid high student loan debt.
Like anything transformational, self-compassion and self-love only come alive through practice. Here is my simple approach to this powerful practice -- culled from the amazing Self-Compassion authors I have mentioned in this post already. Check out these four steps...
People say every time you fall in love it's different. No. It's exactly the same. I'm an expert, you know. I've been falling in love since I was in pre school!
If the Love Addict and the Commitment Phobe are equally dedicated to resolving their own personal issues of abandonment and intimacy and want to support each other on the journey toward recovery, then there is hope for them in the relationship. But this dynamic duo can't help but demonstrate some telltale signs.
Need the perfect Valentine's Day gift? Welcome to the club. Truth be told, shopping for your significant other can be a daunting task for even the most capable of gift givers.
The environment stays true to us even when our bad habits and economic system threatens the balance. Nature hasn't given up on us yet. Let's show our love and appreciation for the environment and keep it around for a while -- there is no breaking up and getting back together.
So what actions lead to love? Here are three in honor of Valentine's Day, all based on fostering vulnerability. Before you run for the woods, hear me out.
This Valentine's Day I'm going to say "I love you just the way you are" and mean it. And I sure hope she thinks so too. And I say that without any expectations.
It made me realize that there's a lot to learn about love, more than paper hearts, candy, and silly marketing, and that there's also a lot to teach my kids. Here's what I want my son to know about love.
When we tell people that we work together and we're married, we often get big eyes and twisted faces. The shock we receive results from people immediately imagining working with their own mate -- a nightmarish thought for many.
Unlike other objects, diamond rings powerfully inculcate gender differences and sexual status. They say, "I am taken," and a large ring says, "I am taken by a rich man that would crush your man, Darwinian-style."
Forget the overpriced flowers this year. Bypass the cheesy lingerie too.This year, give a real gift, one that is personal and that will last much longer than those long-stemmed roses ever would.