Tag: Love

The Age of Acceptance: How to Define and Embrace It

The Age of Acceptance: How to Define and Embrace It By Janice Perkins, GC4W Thought Leadership Contributor Regardless of trends and the downward spiral of our divisive culture, I’m naming this new season the “Age of Acceptance”. We all feel the anger, the frustration, the discontent with waves of divisiveness from every direction. Doesn’t matter your age or where you…

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How to Write a Love Letter to Yourself—and Why You Should

When was the last time you wrote or received a love letter—from yourself? By Martha Tesema We often think of expressing love for others, but rarely take a moment to express some self-love to, well, ourselves. But it turns out, taking a moment for some reflective writing has proven benefits—like decreasing anxiety and increasing creativity and confidence. When you throw in…

The Brands Going The Extra Mile To Enforce Body Positivity

In recent years, we’ve seen the welcome introduction of body positivity into mainstream beauty and fashion brands. It makes a stark contrast to the stick-thin supermodel-promoted advertising of the 90s, promising consumers that if they bought this particular item of clothing, they too would instantly become beautiful and skinny. Of course, this type of promotion still occurs, but there are…

5 Ways to Ensure a Healthy Friendship

Numerous studies, relationship experts and even ancient philosophers have all come to the same conclusion: strong social ties are one of the keys to happiness. And, friendships may also be the best medicine for our physical and mental health. A 2005 Australian study found that strong social networks are also likely to increase longevity. So, how can we ensure healthy…