Lauren Martin

Lauren Martin is the founder of Words of Women -- a platform dedicated to promoting unique content for women - mainly focused on spiritual, inspirational and wellness. Follow her community at @words_of_women

Recent Articles

4 Crystals To Attract Love & Romance, So You Start The New Year Off With An Open Heart

If diamonds are a girl’s best friend, then crystals are our wing woman. Whether you’re a single woman looking for love or married and looking to keep things hot, it never hurts to have some extra luck in your pocket, on your wrist, or in the corner o…
By Lauren Martin

Here's How To Manifest Good Fortune With The 3 Crystals Kim K Includes In Her Perfume Sets

Coco Chanel said, “a woman without perfume is a woman without a future.” Coming from a woman whose name is still synonymous with the most iconic perfume in the world, there must be some ring of truth to it. So what does your perfume say about your fu…
By Lauren Martin

The Perfect Type Of Crystal For You, Based On What You Want From Life

Crystal healing is a religion unto itself. It has bibles, text references, dedicated scholars and historians. There are sacred rituals, practices, and centers for worship. And like any religion, there are those who believe and those who do not. For t…
By Lauren Martin

How To Use Each Phase Of The Moon To Lead A Smarter, More Creative Life

I am the moon and the moon is me… Humans, especially women, have long had a profound connection to the moon. We crave its attention, its guidance, and its mystic properties. We yearn for it, the same way others yearn for the welcoming warmth of dayli…
By Lauren Martin

The Scientific Difference Between Love And Lust

Does he love me or just want to lust me? People say that lust leads to love, but I think it usually leads to a night of hot sex. Contrary to popular belief, sex isn’t an indicator of love. Sex is just sex. It’s an important part of every romantic rel…
By Lauren Martin

Why Some Women Are Better Off Being Single Than In A Relationship

The more powerful one in the relationship is the one less afraid of being single. --Lauren Martin Yes, I just quoted myself. I remember saying it, too. It was to a friend who was fighting with her boyfriend. I told her that worst comes to worst, they…
By Lauren Martin

There’s An Actual Type Of Person You Have One-Night Stands With

I have this friend -- Hannah*. Hannah doesn’t like to go to bed alone, at least that’s what she said after kicking out the guy with the Adidas flip-flops we all told her not to hook up with. Sometimes, depending on where we are and who she’s talking …
By Lauren Martin

Why 'Crazy' In A Woman Is A F*cking Good Thing

Are you with a woman who scares the sh*t out of you? Are you with a girl strong enough to speak her mind and stand up for her beliefs? Are you dating someone who surprises you every day? Then you’re probably with a crazy girl. Crazy girls get a bad r…
By Lauren Martin

Why Ballet Dancers Work Harder, Love Stronger And Live Better

Did you know that the injury rate among professional dancers in Britain is 80 percent? That prima ballerina Anastasia Volochkova -- who was fired by the Bolshoi Ballet for being too "heavy" -- was 110 pounds? That the pain threshold of ballerinas is …
By Lauren Martin

7 Things You'll Never Have To Do For The Person You're Meant To Be With

There's a lot of speculation over when we've actually found “the one.” But there's no exact science to love. There's no formula, checklist or set of tests to decipher if you've finally met your soulmate. Unfortunately, it all comes down to gut feelin…
By Lauren Martin

Statistics Say These Four Skills Make The Most Successful Businessmen

There are two types of people in this world: those with a high IQ and those with a high EQ. We always hear about those with high IQs, like Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs and Elon Musk. But what about those playing for the other side? What about those wi…
By Lauren Martin

The Science Behind Why We Actually Love Being Called 'Baby'

Baby, baby, baby. Doesn’t that word just make you feel all warm inside? Like your heart is about to be swallowed by your soul? Like you could curl up in a ball and fall asleep on a warm cloud of good feelings? Well, oddly, the word does do something …
By Lauren Martin

The 12 Things You Miss From Your Breakup…That Aren’t Him

I've watched a lot of friends go through breakups over the past year (is it me or is there something in the air?), and what I can conclusively say is that no matter how sad or heartbroken they were, it was never just the man they were missing. Of cou…
By Lauren Martin

If Your Girlfriend Doesn’t Argue With You, She Probably Doesn’t Love You

Men don’t live in the real world; they live in a fantasy world. And one of those fantasies is tight lips. That's right. Men think the ideal woman is a silent one. They've drawn up elaborate fantasies in which on their arm is the perfect, silent girlf…
By Lauren Martin

Why You Need To Fall In Love 6 Times Before You Get Married

There are a lot of theories about love out there. According to Women's Health, you need to kiss 15 guys and fall in love twice before finding “the one.” Another source says you’ll fall in love with between two and five men before you get married. The…
By Lauren Martin

If You Know What You’re Doing In Your 20s, You’re Doing Something Wrong

There’s some false advertising out in the adult world. With all its happy hours and bottomless brunches, there’s some stuff that isn’t being said. First, there are taxes -- which, like death, seem like something that will never touch you, but become …
By Lauren Martin

11 'Weaknesses' Creative People Have That Are Actually Their Strengths

If you live long enough, you'll realize that life boils down to a distinct number of choices. Life isn't about fate, destiny or divine intervention; it's a stream of conscious decisions. For creative individuals, life is making the choice to be cold …
By Lauren Martin

Why I Have More Imaginary Friends In My 20s Than I Did As A Kid

My sister is 16. She thinks that because she’s in high school and just about to get her permit, she knows a thing or two about what it means to be a human. In my eyes, she’s not an actual human until she's taken LSD, had a lesbian thought and given a…
By Lauren Martin

Why Every Relationship Should Have One 'Thinker' And One 'Feeler'

People are random and unpredictable. We spend our lives trying to figure them out, to calculate their moves and guess their feelings. Yet, while there will always be a sense of mystery, there are consistencies in the randomness of human behavior. Acc…
By Lauren Martin

Love Is A Balance: If You Keep Me Safe, I’ll Keep You Wild

What makes a healthy relationship? There are a lot of theories out there, but none have yet to be proven. We go by judgment and gut feeling. And if that's still working after a while, we compare our two different personalities and assume we’re the pe…
By Lauren Martin