What to do About Other People’s Behaviour

Doesn’t it just make you loco when a great friend, who’s a totally awesome chick, marries a total d-bag? I know it drives me up the freakin’ wall. It’s the worst when she realizes he’s mean to her and then stays. Hey, now. We’ve all been there (just me?). It’s the worst. It hurts my heart […]

Feeling Off? Don’t Worry. It’s Going Around…

  So…have you noticed that there’s kind of an energetic sh*tstorm going on? If you have, rest assured that it’s going around… It’s easy sometimes to get tunnel vision and give in to the belief that we’re the only ones feeling the way we’re feeling. Especially when we have any of the following symptoms of this unprecedented […]

Gentle Advice for Your Next Sh*tty Day

I had a tough one yesterday. It was the fourth day of a long weekend. My husband is away, my son is teething, I missed the opportunity to get myself and the kids and dog outside in the brief moments of sunshine because it was too much of a hassle to get everyone ready to […]

How to Kick your Drama Addiction

Once Upon a Time… I’ve told a story before on this blog, but I feel it’s worth repeating. It’s a story of a conversation I had with my therapist a few years ago. I’d been in therapy before, but this time, I was determined to really get over my hang-ups (ha!). I’d just broken up with […]

Writing Challenge, Day 12 – let’s talk about shame, baby

Ever have a shame day?  Perhaps it’s spawned by nothing at all. Or arises after seeing someone you’ve wronged, who completely hates you for good reason. Or after thinking about someone who’s wronged you in a humiliating (public?) way. Maybe it’s not even in the distant past. Maybe you screwed something up at work yesterday. […]