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Benefits of Taking a Break…

I’ve decided, drum roll please, to take a break from the world of dating apps. I was on two of them in hopes that maybe, just maybe, I would meet a like-minded fella. Don’t get me wrong, I did find a few interesting prospects, and I do speak with one or two of them on… Continue reading Benefits of Taking a Break…

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Dating · Men · Other Pointed Topics

5 Tips to Survive the Rough Waters of Dating

I have garnered a lot of advice from friends over the years on dating. I’ve absorbed it, dissected it, analyzed it, shared a lot of it with all of you, and incorporated some of it into my life. I can give good advice to others but when it comes to myself, I’m just as lost… Continue reading 5 Tips to Survive the Rough Waters of Dating

Other Pointed Topics · Politics · Women

Experiencing Diversity in D.C.

By: Alicia Cashman Driving into DC, the night before the inauguration, was a breeze. There were no road closures on the way to the city, making it easy to see the capital from a distance. Once we arrived at our friend’s apartment, we discussed generalities of life and as WestWorld played on TV in the… Continue reading Experiencing Diversity in D.C.

Fitness · Fitness Tips · Health · Things Every Woman Should Know · Wellness

When Motivation Fails

I have been planning on writing more for a long time. Every time I decided it was time to sit down and finally put pen to paper, something else would come up and I would put it on the back burner. It's not like that something else was always something important unless one considers catching… Continue reading When Motivation Fails

Dating · Health · Other Pointed Topics · Things Every Woman Should Know · Wellness

Life’s Many Auditions

Does your mood affect who and what you attract? Do your feelings at a particular time impact your decisions? You may not be into the whole, “what you put out there” scenario but you may want to reconsider that. When I fault myself or think for a moment that I am not good enough, BAM!… Continue reading Life’s Many Auditions

Inspiration · Other Pointed Topics · Things Every Woman Should Know · Wellness · Women

To see and be me

After this current presidential election, I spoke to some women and read a few posts and articles about their concerns for their futures and the futures of their daughters. I'm not sure what changes lie ahead for us. None of us know. I'm not sure if this will be a setback for women or if… Continue reading To see and be me

Other Pointed Topics · Positive Psychology · Wellness

Resiliencey as a Virtue

A few posts back I wrote a piece on positive psychology. I also have been thinking about the word resiliency. Is it an adaptive trait, virtue, or both? I uncovered that it's considered a virtue and a core concept of positive psychology. Why am I not surprised? I do find it interesting that this subject… Continue reading Resiliencey as a Virtue

Dating · Men

A Break from Dating: 10 Things Learned for Next Time

Is there anyone else out there who has been dating as long as me? I have been dating so long; I should have a dating app named after me. I’m exhausted. I am no quitter, but my patience is wearing thin. It's time to hang up the proverbial dating hat and take a much-needed break.… Continue reading A Break from Dating: 10 Things Learned for Next Time