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Tinder(ing) in Chicago

Bringing Dating Back to Ground-Level Basics in One Debasing App!

March 13, 2014

I have two friends that met their boyfriends on Tinder. My brother met his girlfriend on it. (These are the reasons I keep going back to this app.) And dates like last week are the reason I continually quit it. It’s always the same. The texts leading up to the date are pretty entertaining and funny, making me quite suspicious that there is, in fact, some sort of  service available to guys to make them appear better over iMessage than they are in real life. Like a Photoshop for texting. This homeboy even made reservations. At a restaurant. He had to be legit. (Note: You know your expectations have hit Lindsay Lohan lows when …  Read more

How to Make a Gym Crush Something More

Move Over Tinder, Your Own Gym is the Hottest Dating Site

March 12, 2014
Gateway to Wellness
by:
Lisa Payne

If you’ve ever found yourself at the bottom of a pint of Ben and Jerry’s on a lonely Friday night, it’s time to set the spoon down and pick up your gym bag. At the gym, you can get both your body and your dating life into shape. Here are three ways to turn your solo Friday nights with Ben and Jerry’s to Friday nights eating ice cream with Ben or Jerry. 1) Like Attracts Like When you think of your ideal match, you want to go to places where that kind of person would be. Choose a gym with more than just a great list of killer fitness classes and an …  Read more

100 Happy Days Challenge

By: Danielle Vega

February 27, 2014
Happiness
cheeky speaks

Can you be happy for 100 days in a row? It may sound simple, but most people actually don’t take the time each day to recognize what makes them happy. Why? There are plenty of excuses, such as “I’m too busy” or “I work all day” or “I’m raising my crazy kids!” We should always make time for happiness though. 100 Happy Days is an inspirational challenge dedicated to long-term happiness. All you have to do is take a picture of something that made you happy each day. It could be anything – your dog, flowers, even a book! It’s up to you how you share the photo. If you want people …  Read more