Dearest son, When I found out I was being blessed with your precious life I envisioned so much more for you. I reminisced of my childhood growing up blissfully unaware of influences of “the real world”. I pictured you riding your bike in the street, playing board games on the kitchen table, and excelling in … More To my son, This is not the America I dreamed for you..
Mental Chatter is an ongoing internal conversation we are having with ourselves. It can’t be controlled but it can be tamed. … More Shut Off the Mental Chatter
So many things about life can get us all riled up. From the lady in the turn lane that takes too long to go, to the cashier that gave you incorrect change….. Anything can escalate our day into a negative tailspin. Here are a few things that you just have to let go. 1. … More 5 Stressors You Should Let Go Of
“The Greatest Generation” are people who grew up in a time of war, poverty, change, opposition, segregation and humble strength. These are people who learned how to benefit from nothing, strive for better, accept their shortcomings and soar beyond expectations. People of this generation saw our country at its lowest of lows and found a … More “The Greatest Generation” didn’t plan on this.
Spending the majority of my professional life working with older adults, there are a few things that they always say they regret not spending more time doing. Or things they wish they could go back and do over. Take a page from their book….. do these things better. 1. Make family moments matter. … More 10 Things We Should All Learn About Life
One year ago today the only care I had in the world was the condition of my garden. That afternoon I pulled up my first crop of radishes. I had high hopes that I would use them that day. Reap the fruits of my labor so to speak. But upon taking my first bite, I … More That Bitter Taste You Left
We have all heard those romantic stories about people who were connected through sites like match.com or eharmony.com. But what I want to tell you about is the reality that we all face when experimenting with online dating. While I like to think that those scenarios are possible for normal people like myself, in my … More Why Online Dating is Like Searching through the Bargain Bin
“And I was reading about different theories about the universe. I was really taken with this theory that some very credible physicists believe in something called the multiverse theory. And it states that everything that is possible happens. That means that when you flip a quarter, it comes down heads and tails. Not heads or … More In Another Life
This week I was referred to as “the heavy set girl”. Now, I have been referred to as many things in my lifetime, the girl with the freckles, the girl with the short hair, the girl with a funny name. But never have I ever actually heard someone refer to me as “heavy set.” … More 10 things you should know about “heavy set” girls
Sometimes in light of an exciting event in someone’s life, we aren’t as excited as they expect us to be….. forgive me. … More Forgive Me if I Don’t Congratulate You