Taking Responsibility: How to Tell When It’s Your Stuff to Own

It can be challenging to determine when something falls on somebody else's shoulders and when it it is ultimately your responsibility to bear. Here are four ways to tell if it's your stuff to own -   1 - A pattern keeps repeating. When I first started casually dating post-divorce, I had guys start to … Continue reading Taking Responsibility: How to Tell When It’s Your Stuff to Own

The Single Best Thing I’ve Ever Done For My Mental Health

https://youtu.be/oKvuYClWr7o   And for my fellow introverts, here's an open letter to share with the extroverts in your life.

Are You Harboring Any of These Toxic Thoughts?

By now, I think we're all pretty aware of toxic people. Those emotional vampires who use, abuse and bully their way through life. We're better able to identify those one-sided relationships that leave us shattered and shelled, picking our splintered pieces off the floor. And we're less tolerant of the mistreatment, less willing to provide … Continue reading Are You Harboring Any of These Toxic Thoughts?

Forget the Casserole! What People in Crisis REALLY Need

When bad things happen to good people, the calvary arrives soon after with food and flowers. Level surfaces soon fill with cards expressing condolences and well wishes. Money is collected to help with both normal and unexpected expenses. Friends and family all want to help and being unable to change the circumstances, they respond with … Continue reading Forget the Casserole! What People in Crisis REALLY Need

Gut Check

As awesome as the Alaskan cruise was, it has one lingering drawback. A solid eight days of eating food that your body is not acclimated to has certain...effects. Human stomachs are rather sensitive creatures, their flora and fauna well-aclimated to our usual diets. And when you take two people that generally eat healthy and at home … Continue reading Gut Check