Stop multi-tasking. It’s not a thing.

multi-tasking

Multi-tasking has long been thought to be the litmus test of how we measure the ability to be productive. Corporate America has required this enigmatic skill for decades, which is why, being the not-so-Spring-chicken that I am, I assumed that Read More …

Downsizing Out of Toxic Relationships

toxic relationships

I talk about detoxing, simplification, and minimalism a lot here. Typically we think of eliminating things like excess weight, material things that no longer serve us or that we’ve outgrown or no longer enjoy. But what I want to talk Read More …

Message to a Fractured Nation

Nation

The current state of our world makes it hard for someone who writes a (mostly) humor blog. The recent violence in our nation, coupled with the constant barrage of every new way our presidential candidates are embarrassing us in front Read More …

Our 10-Day Detox: The Results

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If you’re a regular follower of my blog, then you already know I recently did a 10-day detox with my husband and daughter. (You can also read about it here on HuffPo.) For this particular detox plan, we gave up gluten, Read More …

Six Steps to Decluttering for Those in Denial

Last week I had the good fortune of being a guest blogger on The Fractured Humorous, authored by Karen Alea. If you don’t already follow Karen, she’s wildly entertaining, and I highly recommend that you do. Karen has her MFA Read More …

A 10-Day Detox and Other Ways to Hate Yourself

detox

I’m always the first person to sign up for some kind of detox or cleanse diet. I love the idea of recharging our bodies, re-setting our immune systems, and purging toxins. I especially like the idea of losing a few pounds Read More …

I Love To Watch People Lose

lose

It’s true. I love to watch people lose. I love watching people lose weight, lose bad relationships, lose limiting belief systems, lose debt. One of the things I think I find most beautiful about humans is our ability to decide Read More …

The Weird, Beautiful Truth About Failing

failing

Failing. Failure. Ugh. I know, right? But…the other day,  while walking into a store, I passed a gentleman who was wearing a shirt that read, “Striving for Perfection”, and my first thought was, “wow, that’s too bad”. I get the quote, Read More …

10 Reasons You Should Care About Chrissy Teigen’s Post-Baby Body

post-baby

Yesterday, I saw this post come through my Facebook feed. A story about how Chrissy Teigen looks amazing four minutes after giving birth, or something along those lines. The article referred to it as “seriously amazing post-baby body inspiration”. If Read More …

Fair-Trade Sustainable Organic Renewable Gluten-Free Pretentiousness

pretentiousness

I love to see people going “all in” on something they’re passionate about. Meditation, breast-feeding, quitting sugar, raising chickens. It’s fantastic. Especially when you see their eyes light up while they talk about it; the energy they’re pouring into it and Read More …