When a producer from The Steve Harvey Show contacted me after reading a few essays I'd published in The Huffington Post about relationships and dating, and invited me to be on the show, I didn't quite believe it to be true. I'd written "Public Service Announcement for a First Date," "Is My Dating Life Doomed?" and "…
A new survey by car company Kia (???) sought to discover what makes men and women feel their most confident. For dudes, it was all about a freshly shaved face and compliments at work. Women found their confidence in haircuts, learning new skills, high heels and diamonds diamond diiiiiiiiamonds.
Even the best thinking on how to achieve economic/political parity with men always comes back to this conundrum: Women should act more like men to get ahead, but when they do, they are often penalized. So let's teach women how to act more confident, yet deferential, so as not to offend men. Then let's cross our…
I'm 34. I'm fat. I'm not married. I'm childless. And for those of you whose first instinct was to go "Awww" — are you kidding me? Save your deep concern for the homeless and the terminally ill, will you? Geez.
There are some out there who think it should be and is obvious to female consumers that models are not what most people look like, that everyone knows their look is all due to a combination of rare genes and the magic of photoshop. Those people are wrong.
The good news is that at some point in your life, you will feel awesome about yourself. The bad news is that the point at which you feel totally hot may be a few decades away.
Queen Latifah may be awesome but she's the first to admit she's not perfect—and she wouldn't have it any other way:
One of the least fun parts of being a lady is the constant barrage of media that insists that there are products to be purchased that might help you overcome your crushing lack of Pretty. A new survey reveals that while some women are internalizing this message, one group is rejecting en masse it and declaring…
Another day, another study supposedly showing that young people are narcissistic assholes. This time, data shows that college students are more confident in a number of ways than their forebears. But is this necessarily a bad thing?
The 65-year-old actress also admits she sucks her tummy in, and when it comes to her body, "anything from the waist down I don't really like."
Confidence is sexy. Intellectually, and from experience, I know that-but that doesn't always mean I can easily feel it in my body. For me, getting naked in front of someone-both physically and emotionally-can be close to impossible.
Nothing is permanent. And everything good goes away eventually. Right? That's life. That's the deal.
Whether you're getting ready for a date, your first day at school, or showdown with your boss, it never hurts to have the right music to psych yourself up.