Aspiration will soon be a thing of the past. The pride we feel at any level from attaining things that truly belong to us is what we’re trading in for monthly subscriptions and recurring bills and endless upgrades.
I doled out whatever I could to help the self proclaimed selfless institution that is the PTA out in the only way I was able. And it simply wasn’t good enough for you.
In today’s environment, no one feels compelled to “show up” anymore. We don’t need to respond to emails or texts in real time (or at all). The phone really isn’t ringing, so there’s no need to answer a call to action.
Spoiler Alert! Did that get your attention? Are you going to continue reading? Of course you are! Why? Because, like so many young people, you are hungry for excitement, you yearn for the thrill of the chase, but not for too long - duh. You like to get to the end. Sooner rather than later. …
I’m changing my gratitude practice. Self love is a goal, but appreciation of others serves a dual purpose
There’s something I haven’t told you. I’m not sure how I’ve hid it from you for so long. I’m in love with a Muppet. Actually, I’m obsessed with all Muppets. It’s been a lifelong affair. I’ve been hooked since I was a wee tot. As a firstborn child of the 80’s, Sesame Street was my …
How much of your time do you spend feeling anxious? How much of your time do you spend feeling bored? How much energy do you put into seeking out a true state of happiness? For all three questions, my answer is a whopping lot! I’ve started and stopped this baby of a blog several times …
Are the sensitivity levels too high here? If we are asked to walk on eggshells, isn’t it inevitable that they will be broken? Women are in fact advancing, there is progress on the horizon. But at what cost?
The world of social media magnifies who is included and who is left out. Should I encourage my gregarious son to pick a group to belong to?
No, I’m not a teen mom, but sometimes it feels pretty close. Should I have waited for later love?