Life Lessons

Roll With It

Roll With It

Did you ever hear that if a drunk person falls down the stairs he or she will sustain far fewer injuries than a sober person?  The reason is that the drunk person is relaxed and therefore more flexible. The sober person, anticipating the fall, will […]

It's Not My Problem (Or Yours)

Your time and energy are two of the most important things you have. Especially if you are a busy person reaching for your goals. There are many things that can drain you: a bad job, bad relationship, illness, etc. These things you have to deal […]

Broken is Better

I’ve made no secret of my disdain for the “give no f*cks” movement. I understand the premise of not needlessly getting your panties in a bunch over non-issues. It is certainly a valid counterpoint to the perpetually offended, meddling, pearl clutching crowd.  But just as that […]

Honest Assholes

Honest people always look like assholes because life isn’t fair, no one is that special, we all screw up and if you’re honest you have to admit it and face up to your flaws, screw ups, mistakes and all the numerous ways you let yourself […]

Just Get Started

When I was a kid one of my mother’s friends lost her husband to a heart attack. She had young kids, younger than my brother and myself, no job, and was suddenly alone.  When tragedy or illness strikes and you are a parent, you do […]

When You Make Bad Choices YOU Are To Blame

Empowerment is a beautiful word. It sounds strong and admirable. It sounds sturdy and noble. It means you have power and the will and ability to execute things.  It means you can impact your world and have control. But lately this word has been thrown […]

Fail Big or Shut Up

I was born lucky. Maybe I was born privileged. Maybe I’m blessed.  I like to think I am charmed. Whatever words I use to describe this situation, the truth is that I believe that I have benefited from an abundance of good things that I did […]

How to Stop Feeling Guilty and Start Being A Badass

How to Stop Feeling Guilty and Start Being A Badass

I read an article on Elite Daily last week about how women feel guilty 97% of the time. I found this startling since I also personally find that women blame others 97% of the time.  In this modern world, women are angry. They are angry […]

It's Spring and I'm an Electrical Storm

I am going to show my broken places while sharing how we can carve a new path of self-reliance without shutting opportunities for love and connection. We need to learn to identify who truly deserves our attachment, trust, commitment and loyalty and then give ourselves freely. Not the other way around. We’ve been giving ourselves freely to those who don’t deserve us and then wondering why we are not appreciated, not valued, not loved and protected.

Never Give Up More than You’re Willing to Lose

Never Give Up More than You’re Willing to Lose

So much in life is a gamble. While you can do your best to stack the odds in your benefit, there are simply no guarantees. Natural disaster, human error, misinformation. Even with the best preparation and intentions, things don’t always go as planned.