Growing up, I was constantly assured that men wanted “healthy” girls, girls whose bodies were full, soft, and juicy. The adults would joke that “dogs bury bones” and later, someone else would add, “real men eat meat”.
This is so smart! I didn’t even know they had a machine that lets you make your own stickers. Where have I been?
Photo from and how-to at Reuse and Repurpose: Chipboard Boxes as Business Cards – AfroMartha.
How can you make sure that you have good, quality relationships with your closest friends? The first step is to make a list of your friends. This could be 3, 4, 5 or even 20 people. Now look at the list and write down one or two instances when this person has really, truly touched you or influenced you in a good way. Now write down everything that you have in common with that person and how you feel when you are with them. Do you feel that the conversation flows naturally, or is it forced and uncomfortable at times? Do you feel like you are completely yourself around that person?
Coconut oil has really taken off as the trendy new ingredient to use in the kitchen. It’s great for stir-frying, adding to a smoothie, or using on toast as a vegan replacement for butter. Did you know that cold-pressed virgin coconut oil has many secret uses in the beauty department, too? In fact, you may want to clear out your medicine cabinet and invest in a few jars of coconut oil instead!