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You might think that it’s the most physically beautiful people who get approached most when at bars and other dating hotspots. This, in fact, isn’t necessarily true! Simple body language cues, signaling interest, availability, and self-confidence, are actually the best means of luring in potential mates!Though body language is often an unconscious art, you can also be proactive in your use of body language, actively signaling your interest. By becoming more literate in body language, you can also better “read” the signals projected by others, allowing you to more easily... more ...
Spring is the perfect time to open your windows, letting fresh air and sunshine fill your home. Unfortunately, longer daylight hours may also cast light on the dust and clutter that’s piled up around your home during the winter months! Though spring cleaning can be a hassle, you’ll be glad your home is tidied up before the summer heat arrives. Here are a few of our favorite assorted tips and tricks for helping you clean up your home quickly and more effectively. Start with a Schedule and a Timer Most of us avoid spring cleaning because getting started feels overwhelm... more ...
The month of April signals the beginning of spring. As the trees begin to sprout new leaves and flowers begin to bloom, the weather often becomes gray and drizzly. Though the growing plants need the precipitation, rainy days can often put a damper on our plans, particularly when they involve spending time outdoors. Have your plans been foiled by an unexpected downpour? If so, try one of these fun date ideas instead!  Get Gaming Gaming, in all of its many shapes and forms, is an excellent indoor dating activity. Visit an arcade and play retro pinball games or classics like P... more ...
Throughout history, individuals around the world have sought out lasting relationships, many of which were made official through the institution of marriage. In centuries past, the courtship process was far different than it is today. “Dating” as we now know it has only existed since the late 1800s. How did courtship and dating evolve over the past centuries and decades? Here are a few interesting facts that you might not have known! Courtship in Past Centuries Before the advent of modern dating, marriages were traditionally viewed as transactional bonds arranged for... more ...
Social justice is a broad term, describing the concept of fair relations between individuals and the world around them. In most societies around the globe, imbalances in power and opportunity have prevailed throughout the centuries. Some groups, such as minorities, women, the poor, the disabled, and the incarcerated have often had less access to certain opportunities and resources. Social justice movements tend to focus on eliminating these barriers, seeking to improve social mobility and access to public resources. Creating social and economic “safety nets” for those in need is of... more ...
St. Patrick’s Day, the religious and cultural commemoration of Ireland’s patron saint, takes place on March 17th. Though most of us don’t celebrate the holiday in a serious manner, St. Patrick’s Day is an apt time to celebrate Irish culture and cuisine. If you’re looking for a new recipe to try this March, consider drawing inspiration from Ireland and its many hearty dishes. Get started with one of these classic Irish staples! Soda Bread  Perhaps the most iconic Irish bake, soda bread is a popular staple of Irish cuisine. This quick bread gets ... more ...
Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition that is defined by widespread musculoskeletal pain and other mental and physical symptoms, such as sleep problems, fatigue, stiffness, and cognitive difficulties. The condition affects millions of individuals worldwide, with about 80% of sufferers being female. If you’ve been experiencing pain throughout your body along with a myriad of other symptoms, it is possible that you’re suffering from fibromyalgia. Read on to learn more about the ways in which fibromyalgia is identified, diagnosed, and treated. Symptoms Though there a... more ...
With Easter falling in late April this year, March will be a month without any major holidays to commemorate. Other than enjoying a few drinks on St. Patrick’s Day, it would seem as though there’s nothing to celebrate.This, however, is far from the truth! Though many are unofficial, silly, or not widely celebrated, there are a number of special days worth acknowledging this month. Get into a festive spirit and celebrate a few of these less-recognized March holidays! March 1st - Pig Day Usually celebrated in the midwestern United States, Pig Day is a holiday that was start... more ...
After years of dating, most of us have come to realize that the majority of our first dates aren’t going to lead to lasting relationships. That being said, it can be frustrating to have potential partners cut things off without providing explanations. Perhaps you really felt as though this person could have been “the one.” Why, then, are you still struggling to find a committed partner? Though it’s possible that you simply haven’t met the right person yet, your own habits and behaviors could also be contributing to your perpetual singleness. Are you accidenta... more ...
As with the winter holidays, being single on Valentine’s Day can be disheartening. Though the holiday is meant to celebrate love and romance, it can make singles feel as though there’s something wrong with them or their lives.Though romantic in theory, Valentine’s Day is ultimately an overrated holiday! Here are a few reasons to skip Valentine’s Day this year, as well as a few alternative ways you can celebrate on your own. Valentine’s Day Makes Us Feel Unloved As if society doesn’t push images of love and romance down our throats enough, Valentine... more ...