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Find A Guy That’s Hot AND Socially Conscious with This “Anti-Tinder”

There’s an online dating portal for every type of connection desired under the sun—probably even some questionably legal ones… But among the popular ones—Tinder, OkCupid, Happn—it still feels as if something’s missing. Well, at least for some of us. With that in mind, Sonya Davis founded Neqtr, and is closing the disconnect between virtual rendezvous and conscious coupling. Neqtr is an app for socially conscious people looking to meet others

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5 Modern Daily Mantras I Learned From Spotify

Relationships are great for lots of reasons. Not the least of which is access to your partner’s online entertainment accounts (Netflix, HBOGO, etc.). Thus, as I pilfered music from Spotify (aided and abetted by her account), I made an interesting discovery. Prominent amongst her various song collections was a playlist named “Confidence Boost.” The songs are strong, inspiring, and powerful; and all by female artists. Men do not have this

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Don’t Go Another Day Without Loving Yourself

The most important relationship you have in your life is the one you have with yourself. And, for many people, this type of relationship is one that’s hard to maintain — it’s easy to get inside of your own head and think negatively, after all. This year, it’s time to break the cycle of self-doubt and dislike. Instead, heed the following seven tips to cultivate the best and most loving

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New Year, New… NOPE

Happy 2016, ya’ll. Here’s to another year of getting sh*t done. However, New Year’s isn’t always the most opportune time to start anew. There are 364 other days in the year in which launching, revamping, and growing are good. Better, even. That being said, I AM taking this opportunity to introduce to you OUR NEW VIDEO series. WOOT! And in today’s video, I’m talking to you about year-round resolutions. But

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16 Things NOT To Do In 2016

We’re not gonna sit here and teach you how to make goals for the new year. There’s plenty of that circulating already. You can sort out your whole goal-making life here, or reflect on how 2015 was for you and how to make 2016 better here, or if you have trouble sticking to your goals, there’s an app for that. Instead, here’s a quick ‘n dirty list of things you should probably

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10 Things I’ve Learned After Being in a Relationship for a Year

The BF and I have been together a year today, which is technically the longest official relationship I’ve ever been in. (2015: A year of slashing personal records.) It’s been a helluva year. I’ve learned more about myself in this year than I think I have in the past 3 years combined. And/or maybe I was just ready to put it all into action. At any rate, it’s been such an

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I’ve Waited My Whole Life To Be 32

When I was a kid, I always wanted to be older than I was. And because I was my adult size before even hitting the fifth grade, everyone already thought I was. If I was older, I could say anything I wanted, do anything I wanted, go anywhere I wanted, and wear anything I wanted. If I wanted to pair my Barney-purple floral leggings with my red paisley sweatshirt, so

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4 Things To Do Right Now To Create More Balance In Your Schedule

The other week, I talked about how I’ve been coming to terms with this thing called balance. It’s such a hot topic, I even talked about it yesterday at the Bold & Blissful Woman Summit. In case you missed it, and since I didn’t wanna leave you hanging, here’s what I covered in the virtual conference, the 4 things to do right now to create more balance in your life. When

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He’s Never Going To Read Your Mind And You Should Stop Wanting Him To

Over a year ago, I created a survey on my old dating blog asking readers to share the number one issue in their relationship. Just a week ago, I received a new response. This reader ticked off the following two concerns: I’m not so skilled at speaking up for what I want and need. I wish he would just get me without me having to explain anything.  He’s great–truly a

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The Vow of A Lifetime

Self-love (noun): “regard for one’s own well-being and happiness” – this is the straightforward definition of what loving yourself is. Self-love, in and of itself, should be an action. It is a life-long vow to love yourself in good times and in bad, in sickness and in health. Self-love is not, and should not, be a result tied to our life’s achievements. Think about it: success in love, business and

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