Who doesn’t love a great hug? Research shows that hugging is effective at healing disease, sickness, loneliness, anxiety, depression and stress. Hugging can decrease physical pain and help with healing. It can also improve cardiovascular health. But did you know that there are different types of hugs? This article will outline the 7 types of..
Dating After Divorce for Men
Many men struggle after divorce (even more than women). Many of my male clients claim they never saw it coming as they were busy providing for their family and were under the impression that they were giving their wife what they desired. Then, seemingly out of nowhere, they were completely blind-sided with the conversation of..
Single on Valentine’s Day? Here’s How to Enjoy the Day
February is a difficult time of the year for those who aren’t in a relationship. No matter how happy you are being single, Valentine’s Day can make you doubt yourself. For those who have recently broken up or who are actively looking for love, it is even harder. The trick is to find ways to..
How to Help a Friend After Leaving an Abusive Relationship
Helping a loved one get through an abusive relationship is never easy for anyone involved, but it’s important to keep in mind that their safety is the priority. Getting away from the abuser is the first step, but staying cautious and prepared afterward is part of it, as well. In fact, the chances of a..
Waiting for the Right Moment?
When does waiting for the right moment ever really work out in life? You know that saying, when the time is right, you’ll meet the one? When has just waiting around for the perfect person to simply walk into your life ever actually panned out (outside of the movies)? If you want to excel in your career,..
The New World for Singles
If you thought dating during Covid was bad, get ready for 2021. It will be a whole new world for singles. Gone are the days of worrying if you are going to be stood up or if another hottie is going to steal your guy or girl. Now people are sabotaging themselves all on their own..
Philadelphia Dating Scene
If you thought dating was hard in Philly before, welcome to the new dating scene in Philadelphia. Prior to the Pandemic, we had many options on how and where to meet other singles…online dating, social events, activity groups, and the bar scene. Now the approach to dating has changed. There are no event or activity groups happening in..
Covert Verbal Abuse
Is someone telling you how you should think, feel, or act? Covert verbal abuse is a technique that others use to exert power and control over you by trying to define your reality. This happens when derogatory remarks go undetected. You may feel a bit slighted, but the comment wasn’t “important” enough to take issue..
How you respond to others determines your depth of conversation and connection. If you want your partner, business associate, or date to be honest, vulnerable, and direct with you, you must respond correctly. What does that mean? You have to show interest, be present, and have the skills to keep others open and sharing. Often,..
How To Be Interesting
Do you know how to be interesting? Think of the most interesting and engaging people you know. What is it that they do or say that makes them so fun to be with? What do they talk about? Almost all interesting people are good listeners. They have a way of making you feel like you..