Real Talk: You Deserve More, But The Choice (And The Work) Is Yours

Real Talk: You Deserve More, But The Choice Is Yours

I talk to women all the time who are, well, sick and tired of being sick and tired of how their life is going. They are unhappy, unfulfilled, and just don’t see how life can change. They feel stuck behind the labels they’ve assigned to themselves. Mom. Wife. Sister. Grandmother. They tell me about numbing […]

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Should You Burn Your List When It Comes To Mr. Right?

Should You Burn “Your List” When It Comes To Meeting Mr. Right?

Recently I had the pleasure of being a guest on the podcast with Dr. Rhoberta Shaler. Among the things we discussed during that lovely talk were your dating list, and how women often use their what they want to sabotage themselves when it comes to finding love. Now, I’m a big supporter of knowing […]

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Want To Feel Sexier? 8 Ways to Boost Your Confidence Starting Now

Want To Feel Sexier? 8 Ways to Boost Your Confidence Starting Now

When I prepared for the release of my group coaching program, “Make Your Inner Sex Kitten Roar,” I talked to both men and women about what makes a person sexy. The number one answer: confidence. I wish that I could hand you a beautifully wrapped gift filled with all the confidence you’ll ever need, but I […]

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Should You Get Married? 10 Critical Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Say “I Do”

Should you get married? While the thought of getting married can be exciting, it’s also a huge, life-altering decision. Believe me – I would know. I’ve been through a broken engagement, and even though my ex-fiancée and I weren’t right for each other, it still really sucked. I felt like my whole life had been […]

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taking time for yourself

Why Taking Time For Self Care Isn’t A Luxury, It’s a Choice

Who has time to floss their teeth every day? Let alone use their electronic toothbrush for the allotted 2 minutes? And, honestly, who has the luxury of so much time that they actually remember to use sunscreen every day? And is there anyone out there – except maybe the rich and famous Housewives – who […]

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Online Dating Tips For Women

18 Real Online Dating Lessons I Learned the Hard Way

When my marriage ended after eighteen years, I found myself tossed back into the dating pool. Not an easy task for a fortysomething female. To put it in the nicest terms possible, the relationships that followed weren’t, um, noteworthy. The straw that broke this camel’s back was the boyfriend that lied about his entire life […]

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Extraordinary Life

Want An Extraordinary Life? Define Your Non-Negotiable Standards For Living

In order to live an extraordinary life that is filled with love and beauty, you have to set standards for the non-negotiable parts of your life. I touched on this a few weeks ago when I talked about compassionate discipline, but now comes the next step. Compassionate discipline helps us balance powerful living with beautiful […]

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How Do I Repair My Relationship

“I Said The Absolute Wrong Thing, He Pulled Away— What Do I Do Now?”

Hi Elizabeth, I am or was in at what I thought was a good place in a relationship that has been growing with a great, thoughtful guy for a little over a year. Plans were changed because he had something come up with his mom (and plans seem to get changed a lot), who is […]

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Is It love

Why You Should Hold Out For “The Stomach Flip” Before Deciding If He’s Right For You

When I fall in love, I fall instantly. I am not graceful, taking my time, reserved. My entire heart clings to that person and all of my cliche hopes for the future. At least it used to. In the past year of singledom I have gone out on 1-3 dates with about 9 guys. Each […]

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Can I Communicate With Him

“I met this great guy online, how do I get him to ask me out?”

Hi Elizabeth, I am a 51 year old single woman but I am chatting, sporadically, to a slightly younger (5 years) man I met online. He ticks many of my boxes, gorgeous, successful, very romantic, gentlemanly etc. I want to push for a meeting but I do want him to make the first move and […]

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Why Men Look At Other Women

What It REALLY Means When Your Man Looks At Other Women (Says a Man)

Picture this: you’re sitting with your boyfriend (or husband) in your favorite restaurant, having a wonderful night out together, when a woman walks by your table. You watch as the man you love turns his head, looks her up and down, and his eyes linger just a little too long on her breasts, or her […]

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