Archive for June, 2014

Seeking Validation and Instant Gratification

We all like to feel validated, and some of us need it more than others.  I used to be among the neediest people I knew, and as I sat with Jeff and Shannon last night at Starbucks, we reflected on the changes we’ve all gone through over the last year.

Jeff got married, and Shannon met someone worthy of an exclusive relationship with her.  We’ve all taken different steps, but we’ve all grown. My relationships with God and people are significantly different than they were one year ago.

The Handsome Guy at the Coffee Shop

Dating isn’t easy in my body, but the truth is, it’s complicated for most people. I just have the added frustration fun of waiting for someone to see past my size and gorgeous friends.  (Seriously, I have some incredibly pretty friends, but I wouldn’t trade them.)

I spend a lot of time at Starbucks because of the free iced coffee and tea refills and Wi-Fi.  I’m there several times a week for meetings, coffee with friends and to work or study before of after class, and lately, I’ve noticed that I’m not the only habitual tea drinker at that particular location.

Solid Advice For Healthy And Natural Weight Loss

Lots of people struggle to stay fit. Apply the advice you will get from this article so you will have an easier time finding something that will help you lose weight.

A great weight loss tip is to not eat in the house leading up to bedtime. While it may be tough, it makes good sense to stop eating well in advance of going to bed so that your dinner does not simply linger in the stomach all night as you sleep. Keep your mind occupied at night, by reading for example, to keep yourself from being tempted to overindulge in food.