Insights

  • I Live On A One Way, Dead End Street!

        Years ago, I was in New York City during the Christmas Holiday — Typical New York with the hustle and bustle of city life.  People rushing to go to work, someone yelling because he was cut off by a car and another was on the street begging for money. As I thought about […]

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  • Routines and Habits

      Routines and habits are essential to having consistency and balance in our life. I’ve been reevaluating mine this past week and have updated my morning routine.   Morning routines are quite common, and most people are pretty set in what they do when they wake up. Morning routines are great for getting the day started […]

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  • Tomorrow I will Clean Up My Act!

      “I partied my butt off, pigged out, and drank myself under the table for my birthday. Man, I could not believe how horrible I felt… So I vowed to clean up my act. So I’m here to detox my body for a little bit but before I start, I’m going away to party with […]

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  • Kindness changes people

      My STORY ABOUT KINDNESS… I had a beautiful opportunity to live out kindness in the grocery store. I was in line to check out at the grocery store when this man who was in front of me was trying to get his debit card to work to pay for his groceries….it kept declining. I […]

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  • Learning to Appreciate Stress…

      Learning to appreciate stress, which is usually viewed negatively, can help balance your emotions.  Stress can actually have some surprising benefits. Let’s look at how we can consider stress from a different perspective.  Long-lasting stress and anxiety doesn’t serve anyone. However, there are some limited instances of short-term stress that can be beneficial.  Stress […]

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  • How to Allure Him With Class as a Work of Art… Not as a Piece of Meat

        Allure is such a loaded word… the quality of being powerfully and mysteriously attractive or fascinating… charm, tempt.   When we think of a baby being alluring… it’s innocent and adorable.  Yet when we think of a woman doing that… we often assume it’s laced with manipulation, using her sexuality as a commodity… taking […]

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  • 4 Relationship Sanity Secrets During Quarantine

      After being an Intimacy Expert for the past 20 yrs working with couples in conflict and the wounds of singles who have endured divorce… The key to long term intimacy comes down to respect.  It’s totally normal and natural not to agree on everything. It’s even OK not to value the same things… Yet […]

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  • 3 Reasons to START a New Relationship During COVID-19

        As an Intimacy Expert for the past 20 yrs, I came across a curious ‘pre COVID-19’ study which claims that you should only see a person once a week, IN PERSON, when you start dating. I thought:  “Jeez, that’s not a lot… but it’s TONS, compared to not being able to see them […]

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  • Co-Parenting as a Divorced Couple…

        Co-Parenting as a divorced couple can definitely add stress to the already challenging job of being a parent. Especially, when one parent wants to control almost every situation. It’s tough because your relationship has ended, but you still both have a responsibility to take care of your kids. This is why it’s crucial […]

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  • She took me to her hotel room… Then kicked me out!

        First she invited me to stay with her at her hotel during a business trip but when we got into the lobby, she told me to get my own room. What the hell??   I’ve got your back. Huge love, Allana xoox   1 Sept, 2019   Biography Intimacy Expert, Allana Pratt is […]

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