This is a valuable lesson I picked up a couple years ago. It started by double checking emails before hitting “send”. It’s made me not only a more effective communicator, my writing has improved and it’s helped me to slow down. So often it seems people feel the need to rapid fire back with responses. […]Read More Double Check Your Shit
I had an unexpected employment opportunity pop out of the blue a couple weeks ago. It appears it went well as I am now in the midst of a career switch. I’m anxious to leave my current position. I’ve been there a few years and felt I finally was settling into a groove in my […]Read More Facing Change
Ever hear of Dermatillomania, Excoriation Disorder, or Body Focused Repetitive Behavior? Then this post is for you. I think you only really know about it if you suffer from it (or you’re a psych student doing a project on it). Also, I am by no means a professional. These viewpoints are my own experiences as […]Read More Destroying Myself
Brush up on what to expect if you haven’t been since 1998 or it’s your first time. Recently (like we are on our way home right now) my family and I took a trip to the Cape to relive some childhood memories and include our now growing little families on the magic of salty air, chowda, […]Read More What to Expect on a Trip to Cape Cod
Dealing with the Effects of Being a Weekend Warrior, Full-time Worker & Nonstop Worrier If anyone out there is following along with my blog, I don’t want y’all to think I’m just a surly parent, eating and rocking my way through life. I wish I could just do that. That’s not my M.O. though. My […]Read More Work Hard, Play Hard…Struggle Hard ?
Or “samezies” or “you’re not alone, high momma” ? I was minding my business, catching up on my blogging fundamentals for WordPress in betwixt checking some other emails in my endless inbox. I clicked on something from Sephora (sure, queue the Halloween theme music b/c that killed any productivity). I found myself on this product. […]Read More Can I Get a “Yeah Girl”?
I’m about adventure and feeling like I’m part of the world. I’m about eating delicious food that arouses your senses and you find yourself thinking about it days later. I’m about enjoying a velvety cabernet, a juicy IPA, or a ritzy dirty martini. (I’d prefer not in that order or sequence, but it’s been known […]Read More What I’m About