Failure sucks. Although most of us hate when we don't live up to the strict standards we impose on ourselves, sometimes failure can point us to a learning opportunity. For example, several years ago I tried to start a weekend adult dance class followed by a social hour. I mean, we are talking about my... Continue Reading →
In 2015 I entered the gig economy, better known to many as freelancing. Had you shown me a glimpse of my current life a few years ago I would have never believed it. Instead of hours and minutes filled with mundane activity that creates wealth for someone else, I work my ass off to put... Continue Reading →
By Dr. Perry, PhD “I am the greatest obstacle to my greatest dreams.” ~Craig D. Lounsbrough The subconscious mind is like an overgrown hedge maze. We enter it thinking we can quickly get through to the other side only to realize we are lost somewhere in the middle. How often do you set out to […]... Continue Reading →
We broke up, and of course, it hurt. No one reached out to see if I was ok with the relationship ending. It was expected that life would hum along just as before. This, unfortunately, is the ordinary course of things when a friendship ends. Ending a friendship is different than ending a relationship. There... Continue Reading →
I took a trip to the book box on the street corner, otherwise known as the Little Free Library. Have you seen one of these things? They are super cute! Here is ours: The first Little Free Library was built in 2009 with the goal to provide an easy access point to free books within... Continue Reading →
On this, the eve of my birthday I wished for more if it. More laughter, more sunshine, more fun, more trips to unknown locales, more love, more dogs, more peering into the eyes of my lover. More hugs, more holding hands, more time with family, more days without health issues. More success. More wanting more.
My grams is probably one of the smartest people I know. After watching me go through a string of bad dates and cheating boyfriends she gave me two pieces of advice. 1) Read the book, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, and 2) date an older man. The book was life-changing. It is... Continue Reading →
As I am typing this post, I am crying. In fact, I have been crying for about three hours. You see, earlier this week I was thinking about pulling my shingle and going to work for someone else. I have been in business for exactly one year. It has been going well, I mean I... Continue Reading →