Be Yours

Before you go and give your lovely heart away, hold it yourself. Examine it gently. Is it cracked here? Broken there? Mend it tenderly. Bandage it with care. Give it rest. Strengthen it with solitude. Show it all the darkness it can hold, and assure it you are there to ease its fears. Remind it … Continue reading Be Yours

It’s a No From Me, Dog

I woke up to about 25 different articles showing photos of what was supposedly an “adorable backstage moment” (Insider) between Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston last night at the SAG awards. Of course, the Interwebs are full of commentary and excitement over this very brief interaction which is unsurprising. What IS surprising is how many … Continue reading It’s a No From Me, Dog

Journals & Planners & Calendars, Oh My!

I belong to an online community that was started by a personal development author. It has been one of the most supportive, inspiring, motivating communities of which I've ever been part, and I've been getting a lot out of it. Recently, the author partnered with a national retail chain and released a collection of 2020 … Continue reading Journals & Planners & Calendars, Oh My!

5 Ways to Survive the Holidays When Your Life is Currently a Trainwreck

Every year when the holidays roll around, I look back over holiday seasons past. Some, like when my kids were little, were full of magic and amazing memories. Others, like the year my ex-husband finally left for good, were suck-ass hell-fests. I prefer the magical kind, but we all know not every year is bliss. … Continue reading 5 Ways to Survive the Holidays When Your Life is Currently a Trainwreck