HOW SHE SLAYED THEM AND REDEFINED SUCCESS Several years ago, when I was at a particularly low point in my life; I was a failing actress in an emotionally abusive relationship, one woman's story changed the way I defined success. For seven years, I was an active...

How to get out of an Abusive Relationship? Self-Awareness! Asshats can squelch your Bad-Assery. You are a Badass. You just know you are. You have at least ten jets that propel you through your badass life. The problem is, when you date an Asshat, they can drain...

THE First STEP TO RECOVERY & One TASK Some of us think we're God, because we believe we can change other people. Or we think by changing our own behavior, we can impact and change the behavior of our partner. When we're in a functional, loving relationship...

SELF-SABOTAGE, WHY SHE DID IT I have a client I'll call Josie, who has had three pregnancy scares in the last year. My initial advice was fairly simple, "Start using birth control, yo!" I'd helped Josie get out of a long-term, toxic relationship so she thought that...

Hello Dear Reader, Welcome to my very first "Ask Shannon," where I respond to readers' questions with my usual Je ne sais pas! This one's an absolute must when it comes to dating advice. TAKE IT SLOW! If you find my advice useful be sure to OPT-IN...