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Step-by-Step, Turtle Style

January 31, 2011


You’ve got a goal. Probably a pretty big one. Or maybe you have some big goals if you’re feeling particularly ambitious. So how do you ensure that this year you’ll actually keep your resolutions and achieve your goals? You move like a turtle. In my last post, I discussed the importance of moving slowly and […]

Your Goals, Turtle-Style

January 24, 2011


So you’ve decided you want to bring in the new. You have goals. And they’re big. It’s January and you’re still pumped up because it’s a new year and this is the year, dammnit! This is the year you make some things happen. Only thing is, you’re not really sure where to start. Sure you’ve written […]

Getting Some Clarity

January 21, 2011


What do you want? No, I’m serious here. What do you really want in a relationship? How long have you spent dating people who, if you were really honest with yourself, were not the right people for you? How many times have you started a relationship because you were lonely? Or had just broken up […]

It was awful. Now what?

January 18, 2011


Your last relationship was awful. Or that date you just went on was awful. Or the guy your sister’s boss’s cousin set you up with was awful. Something-or someone-happened and it. was. awful. Terrible. Almost too embarrassing to laugh about with your friends. Now what do you do? Your knee-jerk reaction may be to try to […]

If you get dumped

January 14, 2011


No one likes being dumped. Even if you were in a relationship where you weren’t particularly happy, even if you yourself have been entertaining the idea of ending things, there’s just something about being the dumpee which, well, sucks. But it happens. And when it does, you may feel completely blindsided and unsure of how […]

The 6 steps to ending a relationship (like an adult)

January 13, 2011


We’re not even two weeks into the new year and Valentine’s Day stuff is already all over the place. And you know what that means. People everywhere will be breaking up. Sure, some people will be getting engaged. Some people will be proclaiming their love to a new sweetheart. And many, many people will decide […]

You’re Breaking Up

January 11, 2011


A few months ago, I received an erroneous text message from a complete stranger. With all of the technology we use constantly throughout the day, sometimes these things happen. It wasn’t the first time I’ve received a message that wasn’t intended for me. This message, however, was like none I had received before. It was […]

Out with the Old

January 4, 2011


With the advent of a new year, many people have made their resolutions and are focused on what they’d like to create for 2011. Perhaps your list of resolutions is focused on the new as well: new things you’d like to do, a new body you’d like to tone up or slim down, a new […]