The G.E.M. of Making Decisions on Your Own Terms

This is the last post from a three-part series on decision making. If you missed the past two you can find them here: Gold Digging Your Way to Better Decision Making and How Vanilla Ice Helps Me Make Better Decisions. This is a special post as it's in response to a reader's comment of:  I … Continue reading The G.E.M. of Making Decisions on Your Own Terms

How Vanilla Ice Helps Me Make Better Decisions

7 minute read What if you just met the love of your life on a cruise ship that happens to be heading straight for an iceberg? What if you wreaked havoc on the police department, turning your town upside down, because they've done a shit job handling the murder case of your only daughter? What … Continue reading How Vanilla Ice Helps Me Make Better Decisions

Gold Digging Your Way to Better Decision Making

5 minute read Let's clear something up right out of the gate: Being decisive does not equal being difficult. For some reason, we have created a culture that usually pegs women who make decisions with confidence as being difficult; not playing for the team. We are selfish. We're not considering everyone's feelings. God knows that … Continue reading Gold Digging Your Way to Better Decision Making

Shed the Labels, Find the Freedom

7 minute read One day I'm the poster girl for maternal figures nationwide, channeling my inner Tami Taylor all "clear eyes, full hearts, can't lose", hip swings and all. Not even twenty-four hours later I'm giving Rhea Perlman a run for her Emmy as Carla Tortelli takes over my system with feisty mega eye rolls … Continue reading Shed the Labels, Find the Freedom

Let’s Talk About Death, Baby. Let’s Talk About You and Me.

5 minute read I have a morning ritual that keeps me in check. Once the kids are fed, and the coffee is poured, I sit down with the newspaper and flip directly to the obituaries. I skip right past the fear-inducing manipulation of the "if it bleeds, it leads" stories that infest our newsfeeds and … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Death, Baby. Let’s Talk About You and Me.

How My Guilty Pleasure Delivers Every Day

5 minute read I bought tarot cards. I know, I know. I may have lost you. But before you throw a sweeping judgment my way, hear me out. I've been consistently looking for fun ways to increase my self-awareness and intuition because in the age of information overload those two hot commodities are entirely under … Continue reading How My Guilty Pleasure Delivers Every Day

You’ll Want Your Own Solo Road Trip After Reading This

7 minute read   Did you know that as of 2016, over 660 MILLION vacation days were left unused by American employees? Your vacay days were floating around on an imaginary raft sipping your ice cold adult bev somewhere in the ether. Breaking this down even further, this equates to over $600 per employee being … Continue reading You’ll Want Your Own Solo Road Trip After Reading This

The Key to Setting Bbbb…Yes, Boundaries

7 minute read Don't be fooled. We're all scared of boundaries. All of us. Because, in a nutshell, boundaries are associated with two aspects of the human condition that none of us like to face: disappointing others and not being liked. We're told on a regular basis in an array of colorful language how imperative … Continue reading The Key to Setting Bbbb…Yes, Boundaries