Jeannie Assimos, Director of Content

Posts by Jeannie Assimos, Director of Content

After years of researching, writing and reporting about Hollywood’s failed relationships, Jeannie ventured into the land of successful romances at eHarmony, and hasn’t looked back since! On board since early 2008, Jeannie absorbs everything she can about daters’ turn-ons, turn-offs, likes and dislikes – and shares her observations on the eHarmony Advice site.

Gary Zukav: How to Find ‘The One’ by Connecting with Your Own Soul

Some days I really love my job — like days when I get to spend time on the phone with spiritual teachers like Gary Zukav. The New York Times bestselling author of ‘The Seat of the Soul’ is celebrating the 25th anniversary edition of his book in fitting fashion, appearing on “Super Soul Sunday” with his […]

Don’t Lose Sight of the Big Picture (Love)

Today’s guest blog is from psychologist Andrea Goeglein, who puts things into perspective when it comes our ultimate goal of finding love. I think this is another way of saying — keep your eye on the prize and don’t get distracted or sweat the small stuff. Eavesdrop on any conversation with a group of single […]

Is Marriage or Living Together Better for Your Brain?

Today’s guest blog comes from therapist Nina Atwood, who discusses the benefits of getting married vs. living with a partner. Having been on both sides of this one, I agree that marriage just feels right for me and there is contentment on a much deeper level. The other day I came home stressed out and my husband […]

‘Bad with Money?’ 5 Ways to Leave Your Financial Baggage Behind

Today’s guest blog comes from financial expert Jane Honeck, who challenges us to really think about money in a different way. I think understanding first where our baggage comes from is the biggest step in leaving it behind. Money Baggage: It’s not what you think. It’s not living paycheck to paycheck. It’s not your mounting credit card debt. And […]

How to Overcome the ‘Morning Blues’

Today’s guest blog is perfect for a Monday – the beginning of a brand new week. Psychologist Dr. Lisa Kaplin discusses how we can change the course of each day by doing a bit of reprogramming to our brains. Love the idea of waking up and instantly going to gratitude instead of gripes! Do you start […]

Because I’m Happy…

I love when positive anthems like Pharrell Williams’ Happy come along. They remind me about what is so much more important than my stress, anxieties or worries of the moment. Choosing to be happy, focus on what and who is good in your life and your blessings creates a much more content and fulfilled existence. Here are […]

4 Photos You Need in Your Online Dating Profile

I am inundated with information about good online dating profile photos and bad ones (duck lips, anyone?!). Since profiles with photos are nine times more likely to get communication, this is a topic worth revisiting often. I am also lucky enough to work in an office with researchers who study this sort of thing, so I […]

Finding the Courage to Make a Change

Today’s post is from one of my favorite people, Barbara Waxman. Below, she recounts a story and interaction she had with a client who knew in her heart she needed to make a big change — but was having a hard time admitting this to herself. That is often the scariest part of change…admitting that something […]

The Many Misfortunate Blind Dates of Franny Agnes Lee Continue…

Our brand new character Franny Agnes Lee is back with another interesting blind date. She’s already been judged by a turtle, and now it seems she is being set up with a guy who closely resembles a leprechaun. Talk about misfortunate! Poor girl can’t seem to catch a break. I wonder what next month will bring? MORE:  […]

In Defense of ‘Selfies!’

Between Ellen DeGeneres’ group Oscar selfie to today’s guest post from psychologist Barbara Becker Holstein, my perception is changing about selfies! I no longer cringe at the thought of them, and am actually starting to embrace the idea of capturing yourself at your best. Enjoy Holstein’s defense of taking selfies… I’m standing in the bathroom of our time share […]

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