Hillary Clinton Says Stop Focusing On Your Deficits

At the Massachusetts Conference for Women last week, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (whom I met backstage!) said something that really resonated for me, and I suspect for many of the mogul, mom and maids I’ve met in the last year. Clinton said, “Sometimes we women focus too much on our deficits.” Ain’t it the truth?...more

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? -- Who guards the guards themselves?...more

Social Media and Perfectionism

They say that comparing ourselves to others based upon social media is like comparing someone else’s highlight reel to our everyday.If only I could get that to sink into my brain.I’m a big fan of social media.  I consider myself a very social person, but I spend most of my days at home, and even when I have the opportunity to go out and mingle, I occasionally get shy, panic, and hide under the covers of my bed.  It sounds like an oxymoron – the shy social person or the socially anxious social person.  Then again, I might just be a moron....more

Thanksgiving Over?

I am glad the work going into the Thanksgiving Day feast is over, but I cannot help but feel a bit let down. There was the menu planned for weeks, the fall decor to display and some new crafts that I finished. I had fun! Of course there is Christmas to plan, but afterwards a new year to follow.  ...more

Nov 14 - Today Was A Good Day

Hi! How was your day?Between our careers, our family members, children, friends and those random strangers that can pop up and turn our every days into chaos, how many nights do you go to bed and think, "By George, today was a good day!" ?...more

The Science to Designing a Supported & Purposeful Life

I’ve been watching a lot of Dexter lately. It’s a Showtime TV series that centers on a blood splatter analyst who leads a secret life as a serial killer.I will admit, this show stresses me out.It’s not that I’m afraid for Dexter (I mean, his name is the title of the show – I doubt they are going to kill him off any time soon…well, wait that was purely a guess… I’m only on the 4th season… oh no… don’t give it away!Dexter be careful!)...more

Learning To Love Five

I wish every month was Na-Something-Something-Mo.Some months could have designations that are fluffy and easily achieved, best saved for those short on days (February) or with pre-existing labor-intensive holidays (December):Na-Clo-Cle-Mo (National Closet Cleaning Month – by then end of which you have a sparkling, organized wardrobe of perfectly coordinated outfits)....more

Inside Scoop: The Trick to Happiness

The trick to being happy is knowing how to manage unhappiness.I see all the blog posts, the lists of the ten things happy people do everyday, the five things happy people do before they wake up, the seventy secrets to happiness. I don't even bother looking at them. I already do all the stuff they say. It doesn't matter....more

Tomorrow I Will Be Present, With Myself.

Presence. With my children, I am present. ...more
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Tabasco Roads

 Tabasco Roads Photo Left: © Google Search...more