Overview

In 1995, a self-help book entitled The Rules: Time-Tested Secrets for Capturing the Heart of Mr. Right hit the market. The book promoted more than 30 rules women should follow in order to attract the men of their dreams. This advice was controversial at the time, sparking many debates about gender roles and courtship patterns. Nearly 25 years later, the book continues to be read by women around the globe.  The world, and our approach to dating, has changed significantly over the past two decades. Do “The Rules” work, or are they a sexist and antiquated approach to dating?... more ...
Protecting the environment and slowing climate change is a more pressing issue than ever before; studies have shown that climate change exceeding an increase of 1.5 degrees Celsius before the end of the century could have devastating impacts upon humanity, as well as the rest of the natural world. If we don’t take action to slow climate change, we will already have hit this limit by the year 2040!Though government regulations are certainly needed to limit industrial impacts on the environment, we can all take action on an individual level, too.Do you want future generations to grow up in... more ...
As the air begins to grow chilly and the leaves begin to change color, many of us find ourselves in the mood to curl up under the blankets and watch a good movie at home. The next time you’re in the mood to watch something, consider choosing one of these classic fall films. Whether you’re in the mood for something spooky, something heartwarming, or simply something silly, one of these titles is sure to entertain you.  The Trouble with Harry (1955) Set amongst the colorful trees of the Vermont countryside, The Trouble with Harry combines the beauty of fall with a dist... more ...
Though most of us are currently single or dating, at some point, it is likely that we will be in committed relationships again. Though some of these bonds will last a lifetime, many will ultimately be tested, leading us to question whether we are willing to stay together or not. When it comes to relationship problems, many of us tend to view things in black and white. Either we stay together or split up; there aren’t any other options, are there?In reality, there are many “shades of grey” when it comes to working on, or transitioning out of, serious romantic relationship... more ...
Anger is a natural emotional response to frustrating and upsetting situations. Though everyone experiences bursts of anger from time to time, chronic frustration and extreme rage can have long-term consequences for our mental and physical well-being.  Constantly experiencing high levels of stress and anger can make you more susceptible to conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, and insomnia. Anger can lead to poorer mental health as well, worsening anxiety and depression. A hot temper can also damage your interpersonal relationships, making it difficult to ma... more ...
In recent months, cannabidiol, more commonly known as CBD, has become a buzzword in the health and wellness community. If you’ve heard of CBD, you likely know that this compound comes from the cannabis (hemp) plant. Unlike the compound tetrahydrocannabinol, better known as THC, CBD is not a psychoactive cannabinoid compound. If you can’t get high from CBD, why is everyone talking about it? Though the compound has not yet undergone extensive clinical testing, preliminary studies suggest that cannabidiol is useful in treating some types of seizures, and may be useful in managing... more ...
A few weeks ago DatingNews.com -  a site dedicated to cover about everything going on in the dating world  - approached us and asked if we would share our story.Check out the article on 50plus-Club "How a German Dating Site Built an International Community of Senior Singles" and find out why 50plus-Club is more than a dating site. The origins of 50plus-Club go back to 2005...... more ...
Grilling is one of the most quintessential summertime activities. On a hot afternoon, there’s nothing quite as satisfying as enjoying a barbequed meal with friends and family.  Organizing a grilling party, however, requires a bit of foresight and planning. By thinking ahead, however, you can ensure that your barbeque will be healthy and enjoyable for all.  Consider following these simple suggestions for making your next grilling get-together your best one yet!   Stick to Simple, Healthy & Homemade Options Grilling doesn’t have to involve ... more ...
Sex is a difficult subject for many couples to discuss. Cultural shame and negative past experiences have made many of us feel as though we should be embarrassed by our bodies and ashamed of our sexual desires. As a result, many of us find ourselves unsatisfied in the ways in which we and our partners connect sexually.  A study of couples from more than 20 countries found that couples with great sex lives prioritize sex and communicate their desires to one another. By changing your communication techniques you, too, can improve your sex life, allowing you to foster a richer physical,... more ...
According to studies, it has been estimated that nearly 70% of relationship conflicts amongst married couples remain unresolved. Amongst couples who are dating, recurrent arguments are often a problem, too. In our previous article, we highlighted a few of the most common sources of conflict in intimate relationships. Many partners, for instance, find it difficult to discuss sex and intimacy. Issues surrounding commitment, priorities, and time spent together also tend to cause feelings of hurt and jealousy. Finances may trigger fights, and bickering over chores is common. Family may come b... more ...