Author: Lauren Rose

Back-From-Break Blues

10 Jan 2015 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

Back-from-break blues? SAME. I feel your pain. Nothing says, “Good morning Lauren, are you ready to jump back into reality?” more than a late alarm, cold shower, missing shoes, missing keys, broken heat, and unpaid bills. That is what I woke up to Monday morning…

Ring in the New Year with some Holiday Charity

10 Dec 2014 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

95.4% of households give to charity. I am actually very happy with this number, and I fall into this percentage. Ever since I was young, my mom was always very insistent on volunteering during the holidays of Thanksgiving and Christmas. It’s not that the other…

Confess the Stress

10 Nov 2014 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

With the holiday season beginning, crowds are beginning to form in stores, lines begin to get longer, and the food stores always seem to be out of exactly what you need. It’s time to prepare for Thanksgiving, and not too far behind, Christmas, but what…

Succeed in your Sixties

10 Oct 2014 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

Let’s begin this blog with a very blunt, but true statement: Being over 60 means you are a “senior citizen.” Accept it. Did I say it was a bad thing? Do you think it is a bad thing? You better not! Embrace being over 60,…

FUN in your fifties!

10 Sep 2014 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

Dating in your 50s should be as wonderful as it was to date in your 20s. And it certainly can be, if you allow it. Many 50 year olds, who enter the dating world, find themselves there for the first time in many years. It…

Flourishing in the Fourties

10 Aug 2014 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

40 is the new 30, and 40-somethings everywhere will agree, when better to jump back into the dating pool then at 40. It seems to me that someone who dates in their 40s get the best of both worlds. They get to date, which is…

Thriving in the Thirties

10 Jul 2014 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

As a twenty-something year old, it’s a bit difficult for me to describe my personal experience dating in my thirties. I had to tap into a good amount of research mixed with questions and interviews with thirty-somethings. And it seems to me that dating and…

Dating in College

10 Jun 2014 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

  Something new for the young adults of this generation: the idea of “hooking up,” which has no clear stages or descriptions, and does not always leads to a romantic relationship or dating. The generations have moved away from “going steady” and have gravitated toward…

High School Dating

10 May 2014 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

So, lets talk about that awkward time in high school when you still had braces freshman year. Yeah, me too. Being a teen in high school was one of the hardest things for me in my life, but I think it also taught me to…

Adolescent Dating

10 Apr 2014 Posted by Lauren Rose in Adolescents, Feelings

Dating and relationships are important for all age groups. But sometimes we feel like others don’t understand our relationships because of age differences. I remember getting into arguments all the time with my mom about hanging out with boys or having a boyfriend. I felt…