By GalTime's Jennifer Powell-Lunder, Psy.D.
Embrace your 'single-ness' this Valentine's Day!These days it is hard to ignore the fact that Valentine's Day is coming. You can't go to the grocery store without noticing that the chocolate Santas have quickly been replaced with heart shaped boxes; green and red are gone; pink and red have taken over.
If you are going solo these days, Valentine's Day can have an impact, especially if you are still fresh from a break-up. Recent research has suggested that such feelings may even have a negative affect on your heart rate!
So, what's a single girl to do to turn that frown upside down? Here are some 'heart healthy' suggestions:
Being alone and feeling lonely are two different things. If you just ended a relationship don't let feelings of regret overwhelm you. We all know you can be in a relationship and still feel lonely. Sticking it out just to make it through Valentine's Day, is never a good idea. There are many benefits to being single and now is the time to take