Category: writing

Losing my Zen

I wanted a new look for my blog so I spent LOTS OF MINUTES last night setting up a new theme and customizing my colors and choosing a cute background so everything would be coordinated and pretty and then I hit “publish” and NONE OF MY CHANGES SAVED  and so I tried again today but IT STILL WON’T WORK so…

Happy New Year

Well I totally meant to write a meaningful end-of-year post, but December got a little crazy and I just didn’t get around to it. I’ll do a quick wrap up right now before I move on to my goals for this year. What I did well last year: tracked all of my expenses for the year so I could see…

Banking it up

In my last post, I talked about self-care in relation to caring for others. You really can’t pour from an empty cup – you have to fill yourself up so that you don’t feel resentful or frustrated when others need something from you. On the flip side of that, we all need to fill ourselves up so that we can…

You can’t pour from an empty cup

Cindy and I have been friends for a long time – 20+ years now, but we have the kind of friendship where we can go for months and months without seeing each other but when we do finally get together, we pick up right where we left off and spend the next several hours talking nonstop.  Early last week, Cindy…

To the Frustrated and Resentful: I see you.

To the woman who swears that this week she will stay out of the break room at work (and all of the snacks it beholds)…I see you. To the woman who spent the weekend on the couch, avoiding all the things she “should have been doing” and now she feels like a big unproductive failure…I see you. To the woman who…