How To Get Fit For Your Wedding

Are you hoping to be in shape and toned when you walk down the aisle? Here are some tips that will come in handy: Map it out Take five minutes each morning to set your daily eating goals. Map out what you hope to accomplish and make sure that you stick to it. However, if something happens to mess up your well-laid plans, you should not be too hard on yourself. Remember what you are grateful for and try to make up for it next time. If you lose enough weight, you can order a custom … [Read more...]

Why More Women Are Choosing Their Own Engagement Rings

Traditionally, buying an engagement ring has always been the job of the male partner in a relationship. But recently, more and more women are taking to selecting their own engagement rings, with some even going so far as to pay half towards the cost of this milestone jewelry piece. Whilst being surprised with an engagement ring by your partner can certainly be a lovely moment, more and more women are realizing that selecting their own engagement ring can definitely be an easier and more … [Read more...]

The Pros and Cons of a Summer Wedding

If you have recently gotten engaged, and don't want an especially long engagement but do want to have enough time to plan the perfect event, it can look very tempting to hold your wedding next summer. After all, summer is generally thought of as 'wedding season', and the idea of having (almost) guaranteed good weather on your big day can also be a big redeeming factor. However, as well as the advantages, there are also some drawbacks to a summer wedding that you'll need to think about. Here, … [Read more...]

Sharleez Thanga, celebrated Concept Bridal Design

Sharleez Thanga is one of our very own core women supporters, a Mini-Sponsor to our last International Women's Day Summit 2015 and is now here to share her beauty and grace with the Women of our World. Showcasing her Amazing Concept Bridal Design. About the company Sharleez Concept Bridal Design House provides an entirely unique experience in the creation of your ultimate dream bridal gown. Our dream is to provide a wedding gown for the modern woman, made to reflect her wedding … [Read more...]

When YOU Stop Paying Attention, Larry James

When You Stop Paying Attention to Your Marriage… It begins to fall apart. Slowly at first. Then the consistent lack of attention begins to gain momentum until the divorce papers are served and you're shocked! You ponder, "I should have known." And you would have known but you were not paying attention! A plant that is not watered eventually loses its spark. Many relationships need to be watered too. They become stale and stagnant. Both partners are stuck but cannot see that their lack … [Read more...]

How to Argue With Your Partner‏, Laurie Puhn, Guest Author

You can argue and still have a happy marriage - if your arguments lead to solutions rather than lingering bitterness. Four ways to encourage this... Alter argument patterns ~ Many couples have fallen into argument patterns that lead to more anger instead of a peaceful resolution. Maybe she criticizes, he gets defensive, she dredge up an old disagreement, he insults her, than she storms off - again and again. Making even a minor change near the outset of an argument could prevent this … [Read more...]

Why Do People Get Married?‏

Everyone knows that there are ups and downs to putting a ring on it! Yet, thousands of couples get married every year. Love seems to be the main reason. What's Love got to do with it? A lot. AND Love is never enough! Love usually tops the list with most people. Companionship is a close second. Marriage usually involves tradition, religion, family and/or culture. Signing papers conveys respectability. You don't need a marriage certificate or label to be happy. It's a public declaration of love … [Read more...]

Rewind to the Good Times!‏, Larry James

Rewind to the Good Times! Happily ever after is complicated. Happy weddings are a dime a dozen, however, happy marriages are much more rare and therefore more precious than gold. It's important to think to the future, say, 50 years down the road and wonder if the person you have chosen - with things sagging and the wrinkles more predominant, etc., etc., - is this someone you will still be excited to be with and love? Or will you say to yourself, "What the hell was I thinking?" I … [Read more...]

Little Known Facts About Valentine’s Day!‏

Love and romance are in the air; Valentine's Day is just around the corner. Every February 14th, we celebrate relationships, old and new, with candy hearts, chocolates and roses. But who was St. Valentine and where did we get some of our modern-day traditions? Snuggle up with your sweetie and find some of the answers here in our Valentine's Day infographic presented by Overstock.com. Larry James is a professional speaker, author, relationship coach and an award winning nondenominational … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Integrating Spirituality into Your Daily Life

Larry's NOTE: I would encourage you to read this article with an open mind, knowing that there is a distinction between religion and spirituality that everyone needs to know. You can gain further insight by reading the BONUS Article at the end of this article. Inna Segal, Guest Author Exploring your spiritual, deeper, more mysterious side can be one of the most exhilarating experiences of your life. Spirituality can give you clarity, vision, and guidance where you had confusion, … [Read more...]

Gimme Some JOY! ~ Larry James

Gimme Some JOY! The next time you see me or any of your friends, imagine that you hear us say, "Gimme some joy!" and so, you do that. You give them some of your joy. You be the bright spot in someone's day! Don't tell me you don't have any joy because I know you do. Everyone does. This doesn't mean that you will go around joyously all the time. ;-) I doubt seriously if anyone could do that... not all the time. I don't suggest that you "fake it till you make" it because most people I … [Read more...]

Turn On Your Happy Switch!‏

Turn On Your Happy Switch! November and December are months that typically bring to mind family and friends. It is often a difficult time for people who have lost a loved one through death, divorce or separation. The following suggestions will help you to focus on giving the gift of happiness, not sadness, first to yourself and to your friends during the final days of this year. Researchers have determined that the human brain is much better at taking in negative experiences than … [Read more...]

‘Baseball Players = Team’‏, CelebrateLove.com

Baseball Players = Team Do baseball players play for the money? No. I don't think so. They Love the sport and the money comes from doing what they love to do. Not only do they love the sport, as a team they love each other. That was obvious to me when I listened to a player talk about his teammate, Paul Goldschmidt of the Arizona Diamondbacks after he hit a recent walk-off home run to win the game. They have great relationships with everyone on the team as well as coaches, managers, … [Read more...]

Married of Not, You Should Read This…‏a Must!

When I got home that night as my wife served dinner, I held her hand and said, I've got something to tell you. She sat down and ate quietly. Again I observed the hurt in her eyes. Suddenly I didn't know how to open my mouth. But I had to let her know what I was thinking. 'I want a divorce'. I raised the topic calmly. She didn't seem to be annoyed by my words, instead she asked me softly, 'Why'? I avoided her question. This made her angry. She threw away the chopsticks and shouted at … [Read more...]

Marriage in the New Millennium

  Marriage in the New Millenium   The Millennial Generation in the U.S., the first generation to come of age in the new millennium, values parenthood and marriage “far above career and financial success,” according to a Feb. 24 report on a 2010 Pew Research Center survey. However, the Millennials are not “rushing to the altar” to get married, the Pew Center said. Titled “Millennials: Generation Next,” the report profiles the roughly 50 million members of this generation currently … [Read more...]

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