Sometimes life can feel like it’s just dropped an avalanche of ‘get this done, like, now!’ on your pretty little lap.
You’re juggling a business, maybe a full-time job, and trying to keep your house from looking like a laundry mat exploded. Throw a kid or two on top of that and, well, what’s [...]
Can I share something with you?
My writing suffered a Charlie-horse of apocalyptic proportions last week: it felt overworked, stiff, and left me limping around and defenseless against these lying heifers:
Self-doubt—she crept in. This is how I pushed her out.
-Fiction: When my words become uptight, (of [...]
In my head, I thought I was dying.
I nearly collapsed in a Target, standing in the express checkout in my velour pants and hoodie, gripping the unpaid-for box of Advil Cold & Sinus and the conveyor belt for physical and moral support.
I was thirsty.
I could hardly hear—the [...]
Stop comparing and start where you are.
The next time you see a gorgeous woman, all cute with her tote and heels and undeniable hot moxie—don’t roll your eyes. Don’t defame her under your breath with a snide remark or disillusioned assumption.
Stop comparing and start where you [...]
Yesterday I consumed an incredible amount of chocolate.
The amount of chocolate one consumes that leads to Tums, uncomfortable breathing, and heavy, hot-aired sighs. The amount of chocolate one consumes that leaves you lying in the fetal position at the foot of your bed, hugging your belly and wondering how exactly you got there.