We're Doing It Wrong: Bashing ourselves among friends

I was watching Inside Amy Schumer the other night, and in one of the segments, Amy ran into several girlfriends on the street. They each complimented each other, and the compliment recipient immediately fired back with a self-deprecating rebuttal.-------------------------------------“Amy! Hi! I love your hat!”“Ugh. Are you drunk? I look like an Armenian man ...”-------------------------------------“Ms. Jessica! Congrats on your big promotion biotch!”“I’m gonna get fired in like two seconds ...”------------------------------------...more

Time to Take Care of Mom

Can a seriously abscessed back molar be the painful lesson that finally teaches this busy mom of three the importance of taking care of herself?My oral surgeon hopes it is....more

The Days They Don't Teach You Words For

“Just keep swimming, just keep swimming.” ~ Dory, Finding NemoToday is not a good day.Today I feel bad.Today hurts.I speak four and a half different languages but I still don’t know a word to identify the way I feel today....more

Being Deliberate in 2014!

How I'm Surviving the Holidays

Alphie in his holiday best.  ...more

Taking Back Control!

10-Minute Ways to Unleash Your Inner Athlete

How much can you improve in a sport in just 10 minutes a day? Every month I pick a different goal and spend 10 minutes a day on it. The goal is almost always motivated by frustration – a perpetually messy house inspired Declutter Month; not having a handle on our finances led to Money Month....more

Now (and always) is the time... for self care


Be Still.

Taken by JennRene ...more

The Beauty of Being Self Aware.

Self-evaluation can help you to notice your vulnerabilities.   What’s good about recognizing where you are  a bit weak? Vulnerabilities  can help you strive to be less self-centered and more  in tune  with your life goals.It also offers you a sense of humility and gratitude about where you are in life....more