August 7, 2017

I’m reading James Altucher’s book Reinvent Yourself and thoroughly enjoying it.  In his interview with author Judy Blume* (y’all remember Judy Blume, right?), Altucher talks about how Blume’s “normal” life—marriage, kids, suburbs, picket fence—started making her sick....

June 12, 2017

Sometimes we can pick up telling insights from our childhood dreams…

Recently, I read Lewis Howes’ book The School of Greatness.  Early on in the book, Howes talks about looking back on our childhood for clues about our deepest desires and values. 

Think about what...

May 15, 2017

I was pretty much oblivious to the idea of having any control over my thinking until I was about 35 years old.  I really just drifted through my twenties.  I was successful at what I did, but I also just did whatever happened to fall into my lap.

Gradually, my lack...

January 23, 2017

Glennon Doyle Melton’s book Love Warrior has had a profound effect on me. 

It’s been a while since I’ve felt so emotionally moved by someone’s words.  And now that I’ve finished the book, I want to go back and sort and sift and pull out some of the major gems embedded i...

January 10, 2017

In September I booked a professional photoshoot—something I had never done before, so I was super excited.  As a part of the package I would be getting my make-up done by a professional make-up artist which seemed like a really good idea since make-up is not really my...

December 20, 2016

I aspire…

To be radiant—to be lit from within and allow my light to shine brightly; to wake up every morning feeling energized & excited for the day ahead; to shake things up, to break routines, create adventures, and satisfy my wanderlust; to spend time alone—to read,...

September 27, 2016

Recently I had two family members make, hmmm, I will say *interesting* comments about my food choices and eating habits. Both comments were of the “gee, you sure do know how to put the food away” variety.  In both cases, it made me uncomfortable and I’m not entirely su...

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