10 Traits that Always Catch A Woman’s Attention

Gather round boys, let me tell you the big secret …. “There are NO shortcuts to a woman’s heart.” However, there are certain traits that can help you to skip ahead of the queue. Women notice these traits the most in a man.

So, if you can manage to have a combination of these traits, you can possibly WOO your woman. It is not easy, but it is possible. Let’s have a look at these open secrets. What a woman sees in a man.

A Well-Groomed Face

Who is the prettiest of them all? No matter how hard you try to deny it, your face is often the mirror to your heart. So, keeping it well-groomed should be your priority.

This doesn’t mean that you must have a sharp jawline and dashing eyes, or any of that. However, you should be cautious enough to take good care of your face. It should look fresh and enticing. Do not let your face look like that of a homeless man.

The Right Attire for the Right Occasion

The perfect attire can say everything about your personality. Do you remember the Cinderella transformations of the main characters? Well, they are never done without some top-notch dresses.

It doesn’t necessarily have to be very gorgeous and pretty. But, it has to showcase your sense of style. We project ourselves with the clothes that we wear. So, it is always preferable to slay with your sense of style.

Manner of Presenting and Communicating

The way you present yourself in a different situation is very important. How you communicate with the people around you says a lot about you. Women are usually very cautious about these traits.

You must be careful to present yourself properly in all circumstances. Your communication skills indicate your confidence as well. So, your self-presenting skills matter, too.

The Level of Personal Hygiene

Contrary to popular belief (I wonder who came up with these beliefs in the first place), women do not prefer dirty men. Personal hygiene is often a deal-breaker for most women.

You should keep your nails trimmed and your hair cut properly. Take care of your breath and use mints if necessary. But, most importantly, smell good. A man who stinks all the time will only make a woman flee. According to faveable.com, the good perfume will always be your best friend. Ask your female friend for advice on a good perfume for men.

The Tone of Voice and Selection of Words

Your voice control is a major deal-breaker in terms of impressing your woman. You should find the right balance between being smooth and being rough. Try to keep your voice firm so that it exudes confidence.

But, at the same time, word selection is also very important. Your grip over the language and the right word at the right time can help you on your way. So, be careful about what you say in front of your lady.

The Balance of Humor and Humbleness

If you can make a woman laugh, you can make her do anything” – these are the famous words of Marilyn Monroe. It clearly indicates how important humor is. It is often one of the first things that a woman notices in a man. If used correctly, humor can be a perfect tool.

And yet, you must be very humble at the same time. Do not go overboard with the humor. No one likes a person who is full of himself.

Physical Structure of the Body

Well, it’s the bitter truth and you guys have to accept it. Women dig a nice body. It doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to be ripped to impress a woman. However, you should be in enough shape to keep a woman.

Being physically fit means that you love yourself. This tells your woman your level of dedication to yourself and can be a key factor. Some women even notice the physical structure before the face.

Your Control Over Surrounding Elements

A woman likes men who have control over their surroundings. If you act like a fish out of the water, you have a very slim chance of making it with your lady. Your control over your surroundings shows how well you can manage things.

It doesn’t mean that you have to be dominant in every case. It can also be about how you get out of tricky situations with a smile. A woman loves a man who is in control of himself and his surroundings.

The Ability to Be a Good Listener and to Respond

During your conversation, the first thing that a woman notices is how well you are listening to her. There are some who act like they are listening, but end up missing the actual point. You can be more in harmony with someone when you are a good listener.

Unfortunately, sitting there like a wall is the last thing you want to do. They want someone who can take the conversation further. So, your ability to respond well also matters.

Level of Energy and Confidence

Last but not least, you must have an aura of confidence around you. But, it can be quite tricky as well, because we often forget to distinguish confidence from arrogance. So, you must find the right balance and showcase your confidence.

You can do that by being energetic around her. A woman loves men who are more energetic. It makes them feel more alive as well.

Conclusion

This is a general guideline of the traits that a woman usually notices. We understand that every person is different and that their heart works differently.

But, if you have these traits by your side, you are more likely to be noticed by a woman. Let us know how it goes with your lady. Until then,see you next time.

 

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California Dreamin’ – 1982 to 1984 – Trash Talkin’ Tina

Tina and I had been together for a few weeks, and had planned a weekend camping trip to the mountains. We packed and headed off. By noon on the first day, we were up in the mountains, miles away from anyone, anything, and decent cell phone service.

We had been having a nice time, and then it was time for lunch. At a site, we opened our packs and pulled out food, including a couple of cans of vegetables.

“You have the can opener?” Tina asked me.

I had said that I’d bring it, and I thought that I had. However, upon searching through my packs, I found that I didn’t.

“I’m getting hungry, here,” Tina said, becoming agitated. I was also hungry, and I searched high and low for the can opener that simply wasn’t there.

“I can’t find it,” I admitted, “But I can probably use my knife to pry the lids open.”

“You forgot a can opener?” she asked.

“Yes, but I can use my–”

“Holy fuck. You forgot a can opener? Are you fucking retarded? I’m starving!”

I repeated, “I think I can do it with my knife.” She picked up her pack, shouldered it, and stormed away. “Where are you going?” I called after her. She yelled back, “To find a man who has a can opener!”

I yelled back, “I can open them with my knife!” She kept going, and I wasn’t about to chase her. Less than five minutes later, I had two cans open, thanks to my knife. I ate my lunch and decided to wait for her to return.

One hour turned into two, and two turned into three. It was mid-afternoon, and I was worried. I called for her over and over, but there was no response. The only thing I could think of was that she had circled back to the van.

I returned to it and found her sitting, leaning against it. When she saw me, she sprang up at once. I said, “I had the cans opened in minutes. Want some?”

She replied, “Why did it take you so long to come looking for me?”

I said, “Why should I have had to look for you in the first place? You stomped off on your own. Now, do you want something to eat?”

“I’m not hungry.”

“You said you were starving before.”

She said, “I want to go home.”

It wasn’t a big deal. I could always return to hike on my own or with another friend. My main goal was to slide this whiny psycho out of my life as quickly as possible.

I shrugged, said, “Okay,” and opened the van. I put my bag inside and reached for hers.

“No,” she said, “I’m not riding with you. You’ve treated me like shit all day. I’m walking.”

She turned and started on her long journey. “It’s a 20-mile walk to anywhere,” I called after her, “Let me drive you.”

She said, “I’d rather die out here,” and kept going.

I wasn’t about to play games. I had given her plenty of chances to be nice. I jumped into my van and drove away.

Three hours later, I was almost back home when I received a text from her: “Some fucking strangers had to drive me to the closest gas station. You come and pick me up right the fuck now.”

I wonder how she ever made it home.

 

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Romantic Thanksgiving date ideas

A lot of people believe that Thanksgiving isn’t Thanksgiving unless you spend it stuffing yourself silly with food, surrounded by annoying uncles and aunts. But for couples without children or whose families are far away, Thanksgiving can be a wonderful opportunity to spend some romantic time together without distractions. So skip all of the stress this Thanksgiving and plan a special day for just the two of you with one of the ideas below.

Cook a meal together for two

While playing hostess to your in-laws and simultaneously cooking a Thanksgiving meal for 10 may seem like a recipe for panic attack, cooking a turkey together with your best guy is filled with sexy opportunities. Envision sipping wine together as you stir the cranberry sauce and let your imagination run wild!

Have someone cook a meal for you

For those of you who think cooking is a chore rather than a delight, there’s nothing like enjoying a Thanksgiving dinner out on the town. Simply make a reservation, show-up and voila! While other women are spending the day slaving over a stove, you and your man can enjoy all of the pleasures of eating a five-course, candle-lit meal with none of the work.

Stay at a B&B

Holidays are so few and far between, why not extend your Thanksgiving into a Thanks-weekend and spend four days being thankful you’re not at home?

Go somewhere warm

Or even better, chuck the idea of a traditionally chilly Thanksgiving and relax the weekend away, basking in the sun at a tropical resort. The trees may not change color in Florida or the Bahamas, but there is still a lot of holiday cheer to be found there.

Watch a parade

You don’t even need to go anywhere to enjoy a romantic Thanksgiving. Sipping hot chocolate and holding hands together while watching a local parade can be just as lovely.

Or snuggle on the couch

Don’t even get dressed! Thanksgiving is one holiday that’s made for sleeping in, so don’t hesitate to ignore that alarm for once. You can always TiVo the parade and watch it later.

Volunteer at a soup kitchen

For couples in pursuit of the true meaning of Thanksgiving, soup kitchens and charity organizations are always in need of volunteers on the holiday when attendance is even higher than usual.

Go see a movie

One of my favorite Thanksgiving traditions is going out to the movies with my boyfriend, just the two of us.

 

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18 Thanksgiving Instagram Captions To Use If You’re Single & Cranberry Saucy

Happy Thanksgiving!

Don’t be fooled by the monsoon of incoming couples pictures — the holidays are a great time to celebrate your own darn self. Whether you just called it off with a long-term boo or you’ve been playing the field for a while, these Thanksgiving Instagram captions if you’re single will make you feel saucier than the cranberries, guaranteed.

No matter your romantic status, social media an be a sweet way to connect with friends and family all over the globe. From sharing a candid snap of your dad dancing in the kitchen to posting a cute selfie of you and your baby sisters, Thanksgiving is a time to think about everything you’re grateful for and share your feelings with the world around you. Maybe you pretend to be into the “big game” to feel closer to your cousin Brian, or perhaps you help your grandmother peel the carrots for the roast. You can even take some time to think about all the reasons you’re a stellar superstar, and how lucky your friends and family are to have you in their lives. Just saying.

Whatever the case, if you’re a party of one this Turkey Day, here are 18 Instagram captions to use on Thanksgiving.

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  1. Thankful for myself.
  2. Partner? Do you mean, parsnips?
  3. I’m eating for two. Not pregnant or taken — just eating enough food for two people.
  4. My romantic status is: Dodging intrusive questions from my aunt.
  5. Single like a Pringle, and ready to eat.
  6. Sharing this Thanksgiving with Ina Garten’s pumpkin pie because I have high standards for desserts and romantic partners.
  7. I’m thankful for my sweatpants and my sweatpants only.
  8. The only thing I’m putting in my mouth this Thanksgiving is garlic mashed potatoes, and honestly, I’m better for it.
  9. *Holding food* My partner!
  10. Grateful for you. *Holding pie*
  11. Pro tip: When your family asks you why they’re single, ask them if they know someone that deserves to be with you.
  12. In the market for a new crush, so HMU if you can make yams.
  13. Feeling single and (cranberry) saucy — won’t delete later.
  14. Being single means you get two slices of pie, right?
  15. I’m not single, I’m “self-partnered” and thankful for it.
  16. Amazing lighting at the dinner table, you’re welcome.
  17. I love not dating anyone because I never have to pretend I care about football.
  18. Single and not stressing about dealing with someone else’s family. Still stressing about dealing with my own, thought.

 

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Tales of Rock – Sam Cooke

Samuel Cook[2] (January 22, 1931 – December 11, 1964),[2] known professionally as Sam Cooke, was an American singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur.

Influential as both a singer and composer,[3] he is commonly known as the King of Soul for his distinctive vocals and importance within popular music. His pioneering contributions to soul music contributed to the rise of Aretha Franklin, Bobby Womack, Al Green, Curtis Mayfield, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, and Billy Preston, and popularized the likes of Otis Redding and James Brown.[4][5][6] AllMusic biographer Bruce Eder wrote that Cooke was “the inventor of soul music”, and possessed “an incredible natural singing voice and a smooth, effortless delivery that has never been surpassed”.[7]

Cooke had 30 U.S. top 40 hits between 1957 and 1964, plus three more posthumously. Major hits like “You Send Me“, “A Change Is Gonna Come“, “Cupid“, “Chain Gang“, “Wonderful World“, “Another Saturday Night“, and “Twistin’ the Night Away” are some of his most popular songs. Cooke was also among the first modern black performers and composers to attend to the business side of his musical career. He founded both a record label and a publishing company as an extension of his careers as a singer and composer. He also took an active part in the Civil Rights Movement.[8]

On December 11, 1964, at the age of 33, Cooke was shot and killed by Bertha Franklin, the manager of the Hacienda Motel in Los Angeles, California. After an inquest, the courts ruled Cooke’s death to be a justifiable homicide. Since that time, the circumstances of his death have been called into question by Cooke’s family.

Random Facts:

Sam Cooke sand Almost in Your Arms in the 1958 Cary Grant (Real name: Archibald Leach!) Sophia Loren film, Houseboat.

The Flamingos’ 1960 rocker Nobody Loves Me Like You Do was comosed by Sam Cooke. Many years later Steve Miller did a great cover of that song as well as another great Cooke song, You Send Me.

Sam Cooke was portrayed by Paul Mooney in the 1978 movie The Buddy Holly Story, which made Gary Busey a star and Oscar winner.

I love this song.

 

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Tales of Rock: Science Says Guitar Players’ Brains Are Different From Others’

Yea… that’s yours truly in that pic.

There’s nothing quite like picking up a guitar and strumming out some chords. Listening to someone playing the guitar can be mesmerizing, it can evoke emotion and a good guitar riff can bring out the best of a song. Many guitar players find a soothing, meditative quality to playing, along with the essence of creating music or busting out an acoustic version of their favorite song. But how does playing the guitar affect the brain?

More and more scientific studies have been looking into how people who play the guitar have different brain functions compared to those who don’t. What they found was quite astonishing and backed up what many guitarists may instinctively know deep down.

Guitar Players’ Brains Can Synchronize

You didn’t read that wrong! Yes, a 2012 study[1] was conducted in Berlin that looked at the brains of guitar players. The researchers took 12 pairs of players and got them to play the same piece of music while having their brains scanned.

During the experiment, they found something extraordinary happening to each pair of participants – their brains were synchronizing with each other. So what does this mean? Well, the neural networks found in the areas of the brain associated with social cognition and music production were most activated when the participants were playing their instruments. In other words, their ability to connect with each other while playing music was exceptionally strong.

Guitar Players Have a Higher Intuition

Intuition is described as “the ability to understand something instinctively, without the need for conscious reasoning” and this is exactly what’s happening when two people are playing the guitar together.

The ability to synchronise their brains with each other, stems from this developed intuitive talent indicating that guitar players have a definite spiritual dexterity to them. Not only do their brains synchronise with another player, but they can also even anticipate what is to come before and after a set of chords without consciously knowing. This explains witnessing a certain ‘chemistry’ between players in a band and why many bands include brothers who may have an even stronger connection.

This phenomenon is actually thought to be down to the way guitarists learn how to play – while many musicians learn through reading sheet music, guitar players learn more from listening to others play and feeling their way through the chords. This also shows guitarists have exceptional improvisational skills[2] and quick thinking.

Guitar Players Use More of Their Creative, Unconscious Brain

The same study carried out a different experiment, this time while solo guitarists were shredding. They found that experienced guitar players were found to deactivate the conscious part of their brain extremely easily meaning they were able to activate the unconscious, creative and less practical way of thinking more efficiently.

This particular area of the brain – the right temporoparietal junction – typically deactivates with ‘long term goal orientation’ in order to stop distractions to get goals accomplished. This was in contrast to the non-guitarists who were unable to shut off the conscious part of their brain which meant they were consciously thinking more about what they were playing.

This isn’t to say that this unconscious way of playing can’t be learnt. Since the brain’s plasticity allows new connections to be made depending on repeated practice, the guitar player’s brain can be developed over time but it’s something about playing the guitar in particular that allows this magic to happen.

 

Conclusion

While we all know musicians have very quick and creative brains, it seems guitar players have that extra special something. Call it heightened intuition or even a spiritual element – either way, it’s proven that guitarists are an exceptional breed unto themselves!

 

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22 Halloween Costumes So Clever You’ll Wish You Thought Of Them First

“I love number 19!”

1. A Chicken Strip:

2. Wonder (Bread) Woman:

3. Cardiac Arrest:

4. Ghost Malone:

5. American Gothic:

6. When Life Gives You Lemons:

7. Cereal Killers:

8. A Pumpkin Spice Girl:

9. Bee-yoncé:

10. A Moosician:

11. A Black-Eyed Pea:

12. An Acute Angel:

13. A Freudian Slip:

14. A Gold Digger:

15. Hell On Wheels:

16. A Blessing In Disguise:

17. It’s Raining Men:

18. Llama Del Rey:

19. French Kiss:

20. Tequila Mockingbird:

21. A Stormtrooper:

In case it took you a second: Storm from the X-Men + a Stormtrooper = genius.

22. And A Zom-bee:

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