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Get Your Creativity On

I got lost in the grocery store the other day. I’d love to be able to say that it wasn’t my regular store, or that it was a really large building. Or even that something had changed in the layout that threw me off. Nope, none of the above. What was different was me. I had […]

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Murphy Was An Idiot

You know that we get what we ask for, right? That’s really what law is. Let go of Murphy’s Law, the voice of doom and gloom. The one that says, “Anything that can go wrong, will.” Replace it with a new attitude, and make it your own. Call it, “insert your name here‘s Law.” Everything […]

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It Took Me 20 Years to Learn This Beauty Tip

In my twenties, I stayed at home with my babies. I practiced a daily beauty-product routine, even though I didn’t always leave the house. I just didn’t want to let myself go. In my thirties, I went back to work in public and gussied up a bit on Monday through Friday. On the weekends, I […]

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Awaken Your Confidence, Live Your Purpose

You know that niggling little idea that you have, the one that gently cracks the lid of that cozy box of comfort you live in? And your eyes automatically squint in response because of the shining brilliance you just might become? Look fully at it. You don’t need approval. You don’t need the how. You […]

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What Hummus, Planking, and Willy Wonka Have In Common

“What’s that?” I am repeatedly asked on a recent evening, as various family members walked by the kitchen counter and peeked through the glass-lidded pot. “Chickpeas. Garbanzo beans,” I reply, looking up from the couch. I’d never noticed before how universal a confusion response is: one sharp backwards head movement, the snap of a corner mouth […]

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