Naina Amballa

A Love Letter To The Girl Who’s Always Late

You think that you’ve planned your day out well. You are sure that you are going to make it to everything on time. But then, something goes wrong and you are in the car at a red light and the clock is racing and your heart starts to beat faster. It’s a fundamental character flaw that you are not proud of, but here’s the thing…

True or False: The Olive Theory

The real question is: how true is the Olive Theory? I found the concept so simple, but profoundly interesting. When I sat down to actually write out my thoughts I was left stumped. Do I think opposites attract? Absolutely. But do I think you need to hate what your partner loves in order to be in sync? Absolutely not. . .

7 Surefire Ways To Boost Intimacy In Your Relationship

If you’ve been in a long-term relationship it’s common for couples to retreat into a pattern of distance and disconnection. Wanna know what goes first? Intimacy. The reason is simple, as time goes on, life responsibilities take priority. You are more concerned about your career, your kids and yourself to worry about someone who pledged their life to be by yourself. And while it’s true that your partner may not be going anywhere,  you can be a much better wife, husband, parent or general human being when you are in a happy home where you feel connected and supported.  For that, you need intimacy.

I know what you are thinking and no… it’s more than that. True intimacy is the sense of fully knowing another person loving them as they truly are. It’s a deep honesty that requires you to be your most vulnerable self and connect with your partner both in and out of bed. Intimacy is a way to deepen your bond with your partner, and emotional intimacy can be the key to that. Here are 7 ways to boost intimacy in your relationship…

9 Phrases That Have No Place In A Relationship

You know that moment mid-fight, when you feel the smoke coming out of your ears and you are ready to just throw down? You love your partner, but in this particular moment – anything goes. Then… they beat you to it. They verbally gut-punch you where it hurts with the one thing that makes you curl your fists and push your nails into your hands.…

6 Habits That Every “20-Something” NEEDS To Start Immediately

Science tells us that your brain caps off it’s second and last growth spurt in your 20s as it rewires itself for adulthood. So anything we want to change about ourselves, should happen now. It’s a fact that 85% of life’s most transformative moments happen before you are 35, so now is the time to take control. As 30 starts looming over my head, I realize that there are certain things we’ve just got to lock down when it comes to adulting. I’ve pretty much given up on being able to fold a fitted sheet, but I think there’s still hope when it comes to skincare and productivity. Here are 6 habits that you need to start in your 20s…

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