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The Love Addict Inside Us – Contributed by Damien Bohler

The anxiously attached desperately grasp for that which is unavailable, while the avoidant runs from that which is too available and together they paint a painful portrait of passionate despair that can go on for years and years.

Feb 12 · 8 min read >

How to Not Lose Your Sh*T When You Get Triggered

Perhaps he didn't text you back, or she forgot to plan the trip that was promised, or your partner heart-emoji'd the half-naked photo of some sexy Instagram model. WTF!

Feb 12 · 1 min read >

3 Ways to Avoid Being Miserable This Valentine’s Day

For all the singles out there, I encourage you to reclaim Valentine's Day as your day. Here are some suggestions on how you can have a loved filled, happy Valentines, regardless of your relationship status.

Feb 12 · 2 min read >

10 Questions You Need To Ask Yourself in 2015

I would rather fall a thousand times in my attempt to achieve greatness than to walk unscathed on the road of mediocrity.

Jan 2 · 3 min read >

5 Reasons Why You’re Repelling Men

Relying on being pretty as your primary asset results in faux confidence. It’s not real and dissipates once the make up is off and the show is over.

Nov 14 · 1 min read >

Perfectly Flawed

While our feeds are constantly updated by our ‘friends’ highlight reel of vacations, designer outfits and perfectly angled selfies, you cannot help but compare, contrast and even feel a serious case of FOMO.

Sep 24 · 1 min read >

The Pursuit of Pretty is an Endless One

To the women reading this piece, the next time your inner self-critic takes over when you're looking in the mirror, I challenge you to stop the negative dialogue about your looks. I encourage you to instead of obsessing over how to become prettier, you ask...

Jun 23 · 1 min read >

Always the Mistress Never the Mrs.

Another weekend, another one-night stand. The cute guy you slept with from the bar still hasn't called. The guys that do contact you only text, (and only after midnight). You get asked out to meet for a drink but never for dinner. Any of these...

Jun 15 · 5 min read >

Your Essence

People will always flock to you because of all the good qualities you present - your success, your popularity, your charisma… Pay attention to those who have the ability to see beyond the good stuff. The ones who appreciate you for your nature - your...

Mar 18 · 22 sec read >

Change the Story

You cannot change the events of your history, but you can choose to change the story you have attached to those events.

Mar 10 · 1 min read >

5 Lessons for Happiness

You will have your heart broken. The one person you thought would never hurt you will disappoint you. You will experience losing someone special. You will fall. And you will get up. Life’s curveballs are inevitable, therefore position yourself so that the “getting up” part...

Feb 25 · 2 min read >

Gold Digging Doesn’t Pay Off

I’ve heard people joke about Vancouver having a significant amount of gold diggers. For those of you who are not familiar with the term, the Urban Dictionary defines a gold digger as: “Any woman whose primary interest in a relationship is material benefits. A woman...

Nov 30 · 1 min read >

5 Things to Honor in Friendship

There is an unspoken code amongst friends - one that is based on a set of shared values. Throughout the years of meeting different types of people, I've had friends come and go. The ones that are no longer in my life is usually the...

Aug 13 · 3 min read >

Lust at First Sight

Amy: I’m in love. I met my soulmate! Wise friend: But, when did you two meet? Amy: Last week. But this one’s different… Ahh, the words I used to proclaim as a love starved teenager. After mistaking lust for love time and time again, I...

May 15 · 2 min read >

Are Rich Men More Likely To Cheat and Behave Badly?

Seems like Chris Rock was on to something when he joked, "Men are only as faithful as their options." And the reality is, those options are plentiful. There is always a steady stream of willing females lined up to be a side-fling, reinforcing that such...

May 14 · 2 min read >

What Vancouver Women Are Really About

To my fellow women of Vancouver - we are more than sexual creatures, let's start showcasing the other aspects of who we really are. Being sexy is only one part of us, but is often the only part that we are seen for because of...

May 9 · 1 min read >

The One-Night-Stand Kind

Somewhere along the way of our socialization in North America, females learned how to use their sexuality to lure men. We put on skimpy outfits, apply loads of makeup and hit the bars strutting our stuff. We act like party girls,  post pictures on Facebook showing...

Sep 26 · 1 min read >

Nurture Your Important Relationships

You meet the man of your dreams. As he courts you, he showers you with attention and affection. He woos you with flowers, surprises you with incredibly fun dates. He’s handsome, smart, and thoughtful. He’s everything you dreamed of…in the beginning. Fast forward two years....

Jun 3 · 1 min read >

Getting Started in Your Career

So you’ve graduated and your last four years of classes, exams and essays seem exciting next to trying to find your first job. Your resume is blank aside from some previous retail or serving stints, and you don’t know where to start. Sound familiar? If...

Nov 10 · 3 min read >

Not So, “Sex and the City”

Armed in stilettos from Manolo to Madden, females all over the world have been anticipating Sex and the City 2 to hit the theaters. I’ve been a long time fan of the sitcom and admit to many times rolling on the floor laughing all the...

Jul 9 · 3 min read >

Fear vs Love

"Your actions are birthed from a place of fear or a place of  love. If you do something that is fear based, even if it is diguised at first, it's darkness will eventually show up somewhere down the road." - AA I found these words...

Dec 30 · 2 min read >

12 Ways to Tell You’re a Douchebag

Ahh, inspired by a summer weekend in Las Vegas. A post dedicated to making this world a less noise-polluted, less bedazzled place, one douchebag at a time. Disclaimer: If you are an already established douchebag, sensitive to sarcastic and un-PC language or just plain angry,...

Dec 14 · 1 min read >