Like bad cell phone reception, relationships can have moments when there is a disconnection between the sender and the receiver. No matter how many times you repeat yourself or how loudly you speak, you just can’t get through to the person on the other end of the line. How often have you felt misunderstood even when you thought you were clearly expressing yourself? This taps into one of the key elements of attachment: responsiveness. When your partner is responsive, you feel seen, heard, and understood. The other person “gets” you even if they do not like or agree with your point of view. This skill relies on empathy -- the ability to put yourself into another person’s shoes and see the world through his or her eyes. Responsiveness, along with access to your partner (a second key element), creates a feeling of safety and security in a relationship. That is ... Read More »
Now that the summer sun is shining bright, say goodbye to sweatpants and hello to flirty and fun loungewear. BedHead Pajamas has introduced their Spring 2013 collection with a selection of pieces perfect for bridal party gifts and pre-wedding attire. Renee Claire, owner and designer of BedHead Pajamas, uses quality materials, detailed piping, and gorgeous prints for all of her products. Her pieces offer sophisticated and fine-tailored options for men, women, and children. As a stylish alternative to typical nightwear, loungewear designs by BedHead Pajamas keep consumers cool during the day and comfortable in the evening. Perfect for a relaxing Tuesday afternoon or a pre-wedding preparation photo shoot, these designs are sure to impress. Pictured L-R: Men’s Classic PJ in Lion Fleur de Lis, $140; Men’s T-shirt and Board Short Set in Black Cape Cod, $128; Men’s Classic PJ in Denim, $140. Pictured L-R: Gathered Tank and Shorts Set in Pink/Aqua ... Read More »
Darting off to Fiji, Tahiti, or Turks + Caicos for a destination wedding or honeymoon? Bring along an assortment of swimwear that’s fun, functional, and fabulous. With a variety of tasteful and classic options as well as trendy and hip pieces, these designer swimwear styles will enhance any honeymoon wardrobe and provide every new bride with fashionable confidence at the pool or the beach. MIKOH SWIMWEAR offers sexy bikinis, one-piece suits, and cover-ups that make brides look their very best on the most romantic vacation of their lives. Available at mikohswimwear.com. “Biarritz” cover-up in Foam, $110 “Xavier” one piece in Seafoam, $194 “Kandui” knit top in Foam, $160 “Uluwatu” top in Night ($100) and “Lahaina” bottom in Night ($78) BECCA by Rebecca Virtue offers designs with inspiration from around the globe. Take some of these trendy treasures on travels of your own. Available at Everything But Water. “Meringue” cutout one ... Read More »
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