Caring what the crowd thinks is an expensive habit

Have you heard the story about the ceremonial first pitch at last night's Chicago White Sox game being one of the worst EVER? I don't currently follow baseball and only know about it because it's all over the news and was a topic of conversation on LIVE With Kelly and Ryan, leading them to discuss … Continue reading Caring what the crowd thinks is an expensive habit

Too much

I used to have this picture in my head of someone with a drinking "problem" as falling down in an alley. And they were dirty; perhaps with torn and disheveled clothing. And most likely it was raining. Yes, it was absolutely wet and dark. And as I said, there was that alley. Therefore, during eleventh … Continue reading Too much

NICE is a four letter word

I won't go into the specifics of the particular situation, but I remember clearly the moment a few years back when a description of my being "nice" was carelessly tossed into whatever the conversation was that a group of us was having and for the first time I identified it for the condescending insult that, … Continue reading NICE is a four letter word

Working In Secret

Pssst... you there. Yeah, you- the one working your ass off with no recognition and perhaps wondering why. The universe has laid it on my heart that you're due for an energy boosting reminder that you are neither forgotten nor unseen and your work is important. It was laid on my heart to re-post this … Continue reading Working In Secret

How to switch it up

Ever get in a funk and feel like you've lost your mojo? Or even worse- become doubtful of the fact that you'd ever actually possessed any mojo at all. Ever? My hand is raised, brothers and sisters- been there! And since I made a solemn vow to operate in the NO BULLSHIT ZONE I'll be … Continue reading How to switch it up

Forget your reflection and focus on projection

Here's my no-fail method for dealing positively with getting older: get out of the mirror. It's so basic that it sounds like a joke, but I'm completely serious. I'm average in the looks department- one of those people whom others often refer to as "cute", though at 54 I'm well past what can reasonably be considered middle age, … Continue reading Forget your reflection and focus on projection