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 […]

Add Some Action to Your Big Dream

What’s your dream? Helping people get what they really want out of life is MY big dream. Nothing gives me a greater thrill than watching people go from where they are right now to where they want to be. Do you dream of hosting a talk show? Of writing a book? Of selling homemade jam or getting […]

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 Make Certain You Won’t Miss your Fate

“Can you make a mistake and miss your fate?” – Carrie Bradshaw, Sex and the City, I Heart NY This morning ended up being rushy – as are many Saturday mornings in our house. Lulled into a false “weekend’s here” sense of security, my son and I slept until almost nine (his sister is an […]

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 […]

Learning to Love Your Crazy

“Everybody’s a little bit crazy sometimes, Mama” – A precocious seven year-old who resides at our house Both my husband and I stopped the busy-Tuesday-morning stuff we were doing and agreed with her, “You’re right, honey. Everybody is absolutely a little crazy sometimes.” I’d like to expand that insightful generalization to include this: We all want […]

How to Get Inspired When It’s Just Not Happening

It’s January the 58th. Another grey day. If you’re anything at all like me, it’s hard to get mojo’d on a day like this. What I really want to do is eat carbs and watch Netflix all day (which I may be more inclined to actually do if not for the fact that I’ve finished […]

Writing Challenge, Day 5 – a case of the Mondays

  I used to get The Mondays hella bad when I worked in office buildings of all shapes and sizes. Back then it manifested as that sinking feeling that started in my stomach on a Sunday night that meant it was back to the grind the next morning. These days, the idea of Monday takes […]