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Bad Excuses Not To Go To Yoga

Workout Advice!
My sad history with exercise -- help me get fit! Read More »
Be Kind
Eight ways to be kinder to yourself this year. Read More »
Bikram Yoga Love
Bikram yoga is turning me into one of those women. Read More »
New Year, New You
Everything you need to kick 2012 off right. Read More »

So, this morning I posted a lengthy essay about my history with exercise and my determined desire to commit to going to yoga three times a week. And then this appears on my Tumblr dashboard. At first, I was like, “Hello, I do not NEED any more excuses not to go to yoga!” But then I looked a little closer at this handy infographic and realized that it actually debunks those very excuses. So the next time I am considering skipping class because I had a burrito for lunch and am particularly gassy, I will remind myself that yoga is a place to embrace my body, including the sounds and smells it emits! View full size image here. [via Felt & Wire]

7 Tips For Finding The Right Therapist

New Year, New You
Everything you need to kick 2012 off right. Read More »
Shrink-Dumped!
I got dumped by two shrinks -- before find the right one for me. Read More »
On Saying "No"
Ami talks about how she needs to learn how to say, "No." Read More »

There’s nothing quite like spilling all your secrets to a complete stranger. It can be liberating … or it can be terrifying. Plus, going through your HMO’s provider book isn’t going to tell you what you want to know about the therapist you’ll be working with. I’ve been seeing therapists on-and-off for a decade and a half now, and I’ve learned a bit about shopping for a new one on the way. Here’s how it goes… Keep reading »

My Sad History With Exercise, Plus A Plea For Advice On How To Motivate To Work Out

Be Kind
Eight ways to be kinder to yourself this year. Read More »
New Year, New You
Everything you need to kick 2012 off right. Read More »
Skills For Women
Here are 15 skills every woman should master. Read More »

There are a lot of things in this world that I am interested in learning how to do. Play my ukulele! Become fluent in Italian! Floral arrangement! Learning to appreciate the music of Phish! I’m generally adventurous. But there has been one thing I just have never been able to get down with.

I absolutely hate to exercise. Keep reading »

8 Ways To Be Kinder To Yourself

On Saying "No"
Ami talks about how she needs to learn how to say, "No." Read More »
Skills For Women
Here are 15 skills every woman should master. Read More »
New Year, New You
Everything you need to kick 2012 off right. Read More »

My main goal for self-improvement this year is simply to be kinder to myself. I’ve realized that my stringent standards, constant self-criticism, and inability to say “no” have done nothing but suck the life out of me. Lately, I’ve been too exhausted to do anything at all. And I know that’s not good. I don’t want to stop being driven. I don’t want to stop growing as a person. But I need to learn how to ease up on myself so I have space to grow and achieve. This year, I’m endeavoring to cultivate more balance in my approach to my life. After the jump, some ways I plan on being kinder to myself. Keep reading »

25 Teeny Tiny Ways To Be A Lot More Fabulous

New Year, New You
Everything you need to kick 2012 off right. Read More »
Dump Your Toxic Friend
Life is too short to have friends who suck. Read More »
Give A Compliment!
Here are seven reasons to compliment a total stranger. Read More »

We’re celebrating New Year, New You month here at The Frisky, and we’d like to propose a simple, fun goal for 2012: let’s all be a bit more fabulous. Let’s bring out our inner diva. Let’s throw a fake fur vest over our jeans and T-shirts. Let’s have more orgasms. Let’s walk into coffee shops like we own the place. Here are 25 little things that will make you look and feel more fabulous. Please feel free to add your own tips and tricks in the comments!

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5 Ways To Change Your Romantic Type

Do Not Date These Guys
12 guys you shouldn't date in 2011. Read More »
Guys To Date
Here are 18 guys you should give a shot in 2012. Read More »
New Year, New You
Everything you need to kick 2012 off right. Read More »

When it comes to men, I have a type. Physically, he’s tall and lean. He’s also the soft-spoken intellectual and creative type. And more often than not, he’s emotionally unavailable and self-absorbed. And yet, I date him over and over again, like a broken record stuck on one false note.

This might be why there’s an entire dating industry geared toward women. And as much as you might want to blame it on “Sex and the City,” the truth of the matter is that many women, myself included, don’t always go for the right type of guy. You may now cue the latest romantic comedy that you don’t want to believe is loosely based on your life. But in honor of New Year, New You Month, it’s time for a change Keep reading »

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