Love vs Lust

If you’re like most women, you’ve undoubtedly asked yourself at one time or another if what you’re feeling towards someone you’re dating could be love. Let’s face it, the dating world is already complicated — and it’s not getting any easier! To further complicate matters, our emotions don’t always make themselves clear.

Creative Hen Parties

Believe it or not, hen parties are becoming almost productive, with a dabble in arts and crafts for those looking to do something completely non-conventional. Ladies can now get together for a spot of sewing, cake decorating or cooking. It’s even become popular to make something together for the big wedding day (something borrowed, something…

I Chose Home

It came when my daughter was three months old: an email containing a proposal from a counseling center in the city my husband and I would be re-locating to in coming months. The email expressed interest in networking with the private counseling practice I had founded in 2005 and presented me with a proposal to…

Calmness in Chaos

Scenario 1: Having fallen into bed at 2:00 a.m. after working a project for work that is going to cost your company millions if you don’t get the deal, you are awakened by both your cell phone and pager going off at 5:30 a.m. Your boss has more questions, and you wonder if the woman…

Bedroom Lighting

Do you ever wonder why some people’s homes seem cozy and inviting no matter what? Sometimes you can walk into a home, and even though the decor is nothing special and the furniture is standard bargain basement fare, the rooms give off an aura of warmth and cordiality that makes you want to stay and…

Girl Power Flicks

For most people, the term “chick flick” refers to movies with a lot of mushy romance and silly jokes, or soft, effeminate themes and lots of fashion and stuff. My question is, what kind of women actually like those kinds of movies? Sure, I don’t mind watching a rom-com from time to time, but personally,…

Living Without TV

In a way, I always envied people who didn’t have a television. As much as I hated to listen to them brag about it (as people without TVs often like to do), I kind of wondered what it would be like to detach completely from that particular section of pop culture, to give up my…