Posts tagged "advice"

Check Out Amy Poehler’s Advice To A Teen Girl Who’s Not Allowed To Wear Makeup

We love Amy Poehler's website Smart Girls At The Party, which aims to inspire and empower teen girls, so we're super excited for the launch of Smart Girls' new series, "Ask Amy." In the series, Amy answers reader emails while lounging on the bed like the cool aunt we always wished we had.
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 12, 2012

5 Ways To Live More Like A Sea Turtle

I spent the last week in Maui soaking up the sun with my best friend and it was fabulous. We ate macadamia nut pancakes, watched seven sunsets, and floated for hours. The best part? Our hotel was near a sea turtle habitat, so we got to go snorkeling at a place called Turtle Cove, and…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 6, 2012

5 Tips For Giving A Kick Ass Wedding Speech

Don't fool yourself, if someone asks you to make a speech at their wedding, it's important … that you don't bomb. I know this from experience as I had to make a speech at my brother's rehearsal dinner this past year. Luckily, it went off with out a hitch. But we've all been to those…
By: Ami Angelowicz / July 2, 2012

How To Romance Your Technology Into Submission

I am writing this post at the request of my co-workers. This morning when I came into the office, my co-workers were talking about how our video server was being obstinate. My reply was, "You must romance it into submission." This was met with confused looks. So, I was obliged to present my Theory Of…
By: Ami Angelowicz / June 28, 2012

Can We Talk About The Horrors Of Thigh Chafing?

Whenever summer rolls around I look forward to hot days, gorgeous nights, skimpy sundresses, and sangria. But there's one thing about this amazing season that fills me with dread, that makes me sigh dramatically as I unpack my summer wardrobe, that makes me cringe at the thought of an afternoon stroll through the park. Two…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 21, 2012

Help! How Do You Deal With Nightmares?

A few nights ago, I watched a giant spider slowly creep across my bedroom wall, leering at me with eight beady eyes. I held my breath as its hairy legs traversed framed pictures, approaching me with increasing speed until it finally leapt off the wall and landed in my hair. I screamed and madly raked…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 20, 2012

10 Ways To Love Your Body This Summer

Summer is finally here, and so are the ubiquitous crash diet plans and pressure to get a "bikini body," whatever that means. Here's an idea: how about we stop trying to change our bodies and start celebrating them instead? To get started, check out these 10 fun, easy ways to show your body some love…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 19, 2012

7 Tips For Initiating Sex With Dignity

Let me tell you about a thing that happened to me once: It was 2004. and I was 25 and out to dinner with a guy I’d been casually seeing for awhile. I was under the impression that, following our post-dinner drinks, we’d be going back to his place so we could … pick your…
By: Sara Barron / May 30, 2012

Dating Don’ts: 13 Vagina Killers

Vagina Killer (vah-ji´nah kil′ər) noun: 1. The thing that an otherwise acceptable man can do or say on a date to ensure that he will never get into your pants. Ever. Vagina killers will stop the mojo of any good date dead in its tracks. For example, say you're on a date with a perfectly…
By: Ami Angelowicz / May 30, 2012

5 Cleaning Tips For People Who Hate Cleaning

As I've mentioned before, I'm a slob. Cleaning is one of my least favorite activities in the world, and I get the urge to tidy up about as often as I get the urge to, oh, I don't know, relive middle school. But over the course of the last year I've made a dedicated…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 23, 2012

Yo, Relationship Advice Is Now Available On Tumblr

I feel a responsibility to let you know when I spend a stupid amount of time on any given Tumblr. Today, I have dedicated myself to Yo, Should I Dump This Asshole? It's pretty self explanatory: people ask if they should dump the asshole they're dating and Yo responds. I've compiled a few…
By: Ami Angelowicz / May 18, 2012

Is It Normal To Feel Disconnected When You Live Together?

I've been with my boyfriend for two years now and this past month, we saw each other a lot more frequently (i.e. every day) since my parents weren't in town. Essentially, we were pretty much living together for that month. We would see each other after classes, go out to eat together, make dinner, etc.
By: Tres Sugar / May 14, 2012

3 Rules For Your New Relationship

Ahhhh, you're in a new relationship and all things seem so wonderful! You may be feeling those butterflies in your stomach, you laugh at all your partner's jokes, and all feel warm and tingly inside. This is the time that you truly feel and believe that you may have met the right one! Maybe he…
By: YourTango.com / May 12, 2012

10 Life Lessons We Learned From TV Moms

We've learned a lot of important lessons from our own moms, but we've probably learned even more from watching sitcoms (sorry, Mom!). In honor of Mother's Day, we thought it would be fun to compile some life lessons we've learned from TV Moms over the years. After the jump, check out our list,…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 11, 2012

Get Your Smooch On: 7 Ways To Get A Guy To Kiss You

So, you've been going out for a while now. You're really feeling this guy and you can tell there's a mutual attraction. The vibes ... my God, the vibes. He drops you off at your door, smiles that little smile, says he had a great time and leaves. No kiss. Ugh! Is it your breath?
By: YourTango.com / May 11, 2012

7 Ways To Survive The Second Date Slump

When you finally meet someone you connect with, that first date feels like magic. The conversation flows smoothly, the chemistry is electric, and you wish that the night would never end. Which is why you're so surprised when on the second date, you feel like you're out with a totally different person. Between all the…
By: Jennifer Garam / May 10, 2012

17 Things That Irritate Girls About Guys

Martini talk, anyone? How often have you vented to your best girlfriends about the things that really bug you about guys? I’m pretty sure I hear a complaint at least once a day. In hopes that a few other ladies share this irritation, and in hopes that a few men may read this and spread…
By: College Candy / May 8, 2012

6 Tips For Being More Spontaneous

Something you should know about me: I am not spontaneous. Actually, that's not entirely true. I am super spontaneous when I'm on vacation. But I haven't been on a real vacation in almost two years. So, I don't think that counts. In my day-to-day life, I operate on two speeds: Routine and Hedonism. I mostly…
By: Ami Angelowicz / May 7, 2012

4 Tips For Women Who Struggle To Say “No”

Healthy boundaries in your relationships don't just happen. They require discipline and willpower. I know this sounds about as appealing as going on a diet, but without healthy boundaries, you can end up a victim of a man's bad behavior. Why do you need to make the effort to stick to your personal boundaries? They give…
By: YourTango.com / May 6, 2012

Why You Shouldn’t Care If He Calls Or Not

Let's begin with a personal story. I'm in the healthiest relationship of my life, with the most amazing guy who treats me like gold.  I love everything about him, but it hasn't always been like this.  I, ever so sweetly of course, love to remind him of our first online date, when we'd had such…
By: YourTango.com / May 5, 2012
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