What Women’s Health Really Means: What Does Abortion Do To The Body?

16 May, 2017


What Does Abortion Do To The Body


In today’s culture, people who speak out against abortion risk being called “anti-woman”, regardless of their sense of morality. It’s one thing to be personally opposed to abortion, but to impose that others be opposed is an entirely different situation. Many argue that the “pro-choice” agenda is integral to women’s sexual equality and well-being. However, […]

Are you a part of healthy relationships?

05 Apr, 2017


Are you a part of healthy relationships


Forming valuable relationships is an essential step toward a rewarding life. Relationships are an integral part of being human, and constructive relationships have the potential to improve your livelihood. Whether the relationship is long-term or a newly formed friendship, they should always be completely respectful. In an unhealthy relationship, the other person will often:   […]

Reactive vs. Responsive: How We Deal with Relationship Conflict

13 Mar, 2017


How We Deal with Relationship Conflict


Two people can’t be expected to agree on absolutely everything, all the time. In fact, conflict is a normal and necessary component of any healthy relationship. People often disagree over things that seem trivial: ideas, desires, motivations, values and perceptions. When conflict triggers strong feelings, differing personal needs are usually the root of the problem. […]

Do YOU Know the Difference Between Love & Infatuation?

20 Feb, 2017


Difference Between Love and Infatuation


The word “love” is thrown around quite often nowadays—but is it used correctly? You feel love when you care very strongly and deeply for another person. You support them, you work with them to solve conflict, and you’re willing to stand by them in good times and bad. Just like love, infatuation (or lust) is […]

Know the Boundaries of Physical Touch

09 Feb, 2017


Boundaries of Physical Touch


Problems tend to arise in a relationship when we don’t realize that people have different ways of giving love. Some people prefer to talk about their feelings, while others prefer the “love language” of touch.  Current research shows that physical touch can provide many health benefits, like improved attitude and feelings of connection—but this doesn’t […]

What do I need to know about STDs?

31 Jan, 2017


What do I need to know about STDs


Chances are, you’ve heard about STDs before. You might have heard of some of the most common ones—but unless you’ve personally dealt with a sexually transmitted disease, that’s likely the full extent of your knowledge. Are you aware of the most common STDs among American women? Do you know what symptoms to look for, or […]

You Had Unprotected Sex – Now What?

11 Jan, 2017


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If you’ve just had unprotected sex, there are so many emotions and thoughts running through your mind. Like so many others that have been in this situation, you’re probably having trouble getting your head around what just happened and you’re looking for advice. The most important thing is to take care of yourself. Here are […]

How to Decompress After the Holidays

28 Dec, 2016


How to Decompress After the Holidays


Like plants and animals, humans intuitively know they need to rest during the winter months to prepare for the renewal of spring; it’s an ideal time of year to treat yourself extra well, cleanse your body, and re-energize. Unfortunately, stress is a fact of life for many of us during and after the holidays. Between […]

Be a Consumer of Experience, Not of Things This Holiday Season

15 Dec, 2016


Be a Consumer of Experience, Not of Things This Holiday Season


The holiday season is in full swing, which means retail stores all over the world are packed with shoppers, trying to find the perfect gift for friends and family. If you’re a planner, you might have already thought about what you’re getting your loved ones for the holidays. But, think about this for a second: […]

Parenting Styles for Pregnant Women to Consider: Why Involvement Matters

29 Nov, 2016

An unplanned or unexpected pregnancy creates both short-term and long-term anxiety. Women (especially young women – who suddenly face a surprise pregnancy must deal with immediate concerns, such as: Determine gestation period Communicate with family members Implement optimal health habits But there are those way-in-the-future considerations, too. But they’re not as far in the future […]