When the Fear of Rejection Becomes too Strong…Fight it with Care

It’s so easy to fall into the too-cool-for-school way of living life. And for many people, it’s more than just a teenage phase.In today’s episode of Soultiply TV, we are diving into the nitty-gritty of what it means to care, and how we can boost the amount of passion we feel in our own lives.WANT MORE?!...more

Persistence is Key

I'm a writer in Antigua. I did a local radio show this week and the lone caller came with a trio of questions one of which was my advice to other writers. I think I said something about reading a lot, writing a lot, and persistence. There're more profound things I could have said perhaps - like living, because life is the substance of literature. But looking back, what I said is a fair sum up of my journey....more

Midlife Cabernet: A Reflection on Rejection


What The Heck is #VOTY ?

That's what I was thinking. I'm gonna be upfront about this: I'm not a big BlogHer gal. Don't get me wrong: I don't dislike it. It's more a case of me not GETTING it. ...more
happy_haus ElisaC I am sometimes oblivious too. Are you a threat to my title as Ms. Oblivious? ;)more

My Appeal Was Rejected

           "Thank you for your interest. Unfortunately, we cannot accept you at this time."...more

The pessimists guide to optimism.

2011 was not a good year for me; I lost my adorable, loving granddad, I got sheared like a sheep on my birthday, and lost my job right after Christmas. 2012 wasn't off to a great start either. New Years Day began with ending an on-and-off again 'relationship' with a man I'd been seeing for 3 years who saw no reason to commit...or drive me the 3 miles I walked to the train station after everything was said and done....more

Dear Dr. Romance: I feel very unfairly treated

Dear Dr. Romance:...more

Put Out or Get Out

After the age of forty or so, you think you’ve heard all the good lines. At least that’s what I thought until the prince (at the time still my younger boyfriend), uttered, “couples should see each other at least three times a week.” This was said with an air of authority and surety, like a cop pulling you over for a speeding violation, sirens shrieking and lights flashing crazily. ...more