It’s been an…interesting week. Lots of ups and downs. Emotional meltdowns. Pulling myself back together. Rinse and repeat. The truth is that’s pretty much been my life for most of the past year. I’m in my first year of my own business and it is
You ever had the experience of hearing a statement or phrase and have it hit you so powerfully it’s like someone turned your brain inside out? For me, one of those statements was “secrets make you sick.” It’s a phrase a teacher and mentor of mine
Each week I send out a “Love Note” email on Wednesdays. (Want in? Click here.) It’s part of the usual routine. Each Tuesday is writing day and I get it written and ready to go out at 6am Wednesday morning. This week’s love note was late.
People in my personal community have a funny saying for when they are going through challenging times: “There must be a pony in here somewhere!” Meaning: with all this shit piled up, there has to be a pony creating it. It’s our slightly oddball way
So, I’ve been a bit of a crankypants lately. I have all sorts of reasons why in my head. Not big OMG type things. Just…crankypants kinds of things. It’s hot and my air conditioning isn’t working (and I am totally a winter sort of gal!
Do you remember the scene in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade where Indy has to “take a leap of faith” and step into seeming nothingness in order to cross a cavern – only to find the floor was absolutely solid but invisible? (If you
This week 3 people sent me messages on Facebook to say that they were unfriending me. Why? I’m too happy. (Apparently they don’t like that.) I really just had to laugh. (Which may have proved their point!) This isn’t the first time I’ve been told
Nothing creates a bigger tug-o-war in my psyche more than the desire to be seen arguing with the desire to hide. I’ve done my share of hiding in life – it has usually felt safer and more secure to stay tucked neatly on the sidelines
I had planned to hide today. To bury myself under metaphorical covers and avoid the flood of Mother’s Day messages on Facebook and all over the stores. To lose myself in books and movies and pretend this emotional day doesn’t exist. I’ve struggled with Mother’s
Well, I’m probably about to break the rules again. Shocking, right? 🙂 I’m going to do what many of my colleagues would frown upon and talk about something personal again. Online dating. And how it has taught me self-approval. I took the leap into online