Top Ten Thanksgiving Dinner Conversation Starters

Thanksgiving

*this post contains affiliate links for which I could be compensated   I didn’t want to let a Thanksgiving go by without another of my annual Top Ten Thanksgiving Dinner Conversation Starters.    The best meal ever, hands down. It’s Read More …

Jealousy Is Destroying Us and What We Can Do

jealousy

Today I want to talk about jealousy. Yuck, I know. And of course we never feel jealous, right? So why am I even bringing this up? Because the truth of the matter is that we DO feel it. We feel Read More …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Beauty is more than skin deep. Literally.

*This post contains affiliate links So, I thought that the whole “word for the year” thing was a tired cliché before it ever even began. I promised that I would never be caught doing that just because everyone else was Read More …

What is that one thing you know NEEDS TO GO?

*This post contains affiliate links We’ve all got that one thing that needs to go. That one thing hanging around our necks like an albatross. It’s weight that once released, could change our lives. The Chinese have Feng Shui, we Read More …

Giving up doesn’t always mean quitting.

giving up

  The whole notion of giving up has largely been considered synonymous with failure. We should never give up on jobs, relationships, or dreams. Ever. We should push through to the bitter end, no matter what. We should emerge victorious, Read More …

Saying Goodbye to Toxic Relationships

toxic relationships

*this post contains affiliate links for which I could be compensated   I’m not entirely sure why I felt compelled to write a post about toxic relationships today. I don’t feel particularly strongly about any past toxic relationship (of which Read More …