Cynthia's writing has appeared in numerous magazines, newspapers, and journals including: VegNews, Pregnancy, Yoga Journal, Bridal Guide, The Jerusalem Post, and more. Along with contributing to Bustle and EveryDay Feminism, Cynthia mentors individuals to live deliberately. For a free consultation, contact her at kanementoring@yahoo.com.

Latest Articles

52 Songs to Boost Your Mood

When I'm feeling blah and need to pump myself up, I open Spotify, play the list of tunes I keep just for this purpose, and almost instantly felt better. Listening to music is almost like free therapy: by the end of an hour, or even a three- minute so…
By Cynthia Kane

8 Ways Laughter Is Good For You

A couple of years ago a friend and I went to a laughing seminar. We walked into a room of about 15 people and sat around on cushions. The goal of the four hours was to learn about the different kinds of laughter, the overall health benefits, and also…
By Cynthia Kane

Passive Aggressive? This One's For You

There are many ways we can respond to conflict. We can face it head on and say what we feel, or we can skirt the issue and hold our feelings in. My go-to reaction for most of my life was to keep my real feelings on the inside. It didn't work so well.…
By Cynthia Kane

6 Experiences Every Woman Should Have

Think for a minute about your life and the experiences that have shaped you. What do you see? When I do this, I recall not the times I passed the exam, got the job or grant, fell in love, or made a new friend. I see the moments in my life that were p…
By Cynthia Kane

Your Cheat Sheet to Becoming an Optimist

The other day a friend of mine said, “I’m just over everything. What’s the point?” She was referring to love, but also life in general. “I just don’t care anymore, nothing ever comes of anything anyways.” Of course we’re going to feel off kilter some…
By Cynthia Kane

8 Ways to Like Your Body More Right This Minute

Some days we wake up feeling not great about what we see in the mirror. For some of us, body dissatisfaction may even be a constant feeling that we’ve just learned to live with. Over the years I’ve looked in my mirror and seen many different versions…
By Cynthia Kane

7 Things to Know Before You Fall in Love

I’ve never met someone who doesn’t have wonderful memories or stories to relay about the first weeks or months of a relationship. Everyone is in the throes of lust and passion, caught up in the surge of emotional bliss that the romantic phase of love…
By Cynthia Kane

3 Ways to Keep Your Friendships Solid

Have you ever referred to someone as the kind of person who drops his or her friends once they’re in a relationship? I have, and I’ve also unintentionally been that girl. And I have to be the bearer of bad news and tell you that as the years pass, yo…
By Cynthia Kane

6 Ways to Tone Down Your Anxiety

We all worry. We are anxious about money, our relationships, work, our health, our family's health, and pretty much anything else we care about that we can't absolutely control. We think about overwhelming tasks when we wake up and fall asleep thinki…
By Cynthia Kane

4 Ways to Like Yourself More

For much of my life I focused on what I didn’t have, wasn’t doing, or could be doing. Much of my time was spent trying to find ways to better myself, because that’s what I felt I needed to be, better. Better in school, better at athletics, better in …
By Cynthia Kane

4 Ways to Like Your Life More

For years I looked to others to boost my mood. I’d wait for friends and boyfriends to notice that I was down and expect them to make me feel better. It never happened. Relying on others actually made me feel worse, because it was impossible for them …
By Cynthia Kane

6 Activities That Could Help Your Stomach Issues

Digestion issues have plagued me for most of my life. I can't count the number of nights I've spent flopped on my couch, popping endless antacids, resigned to feeling bloated for three or four hours. However, over the years I've discovered that certa…
By Cynthia Kane

4 Ways to Feel Like You Have More Time

Do any of these phrases sound familiar? "I don’t have enough time." "I’m swamped." "Sorry, I’d love to but I can’t." Or, my friend recently said twice to me over the phone, "I just don’t know where I’m supposed to find the time to fit all this stuff …
By Cynthia Kane