You ever struggle with wondering whether or not the positive energy you're attempting to send out into the universe is being received? Or that what you're creating isn't just for your eyes, ears, or mouth only? Sometimes it's difficult to ascertain whether or not you're making a difference, and in today's society, almost everything is... Continue Reading →
Just [Insert Goal Action Here] It!
What do you do with a dormant blog? You pick it up, dust it off, and start writing again. Even when you've been stuck in what seems like the longest writer's block in your life. Or, if you're like me, stuck in a situation where your best ideas come to you in the middle of... Continue Reading →
21st Century Kryptonite
Oh, to be a Millennial. Which of course, I barely know anything about. I'm literally on the cusp of the Millennial movement, stuck in between the end of Gen X and the first year of the Millennial generation. Early 80's babies, we don't really connect with those who were born in the 70's, and we... Continue Reading →
You ARE Phenomenal
A couple of weeks ago I participated in an awesome event in CT, the 4th Annual Phenomenal Women Panel. I was blessed to sit among three other phenomenal women, as we each shared our stories of how we came to be the women we are today. It's always amazing when you decide to open up... Continue Reading →
Be Gentle, and Be Grateful
I grew up poor, with limited resources and opportunities. When the 90's recession hit, my family went from lower middle class to just lower class. Food banks provided food for us to "quiet the stomach rumblings" on hungry days, and one-room motel rooms filled with six family members afford us the luxury of having a roof over our heads to fight the frigid-ness of bitter New England winters that threatened our lives.
Gratitude is More Important Than Resumes
If someone told you, right now, to write a bio about yourself, what would you say? Would you list out your accomplishments? The jobs you've held? The places you've been? Or would you talk about where you grew up, the colleges you went to, and the degrees you've earned? You probably wouldn't talk about the... Continue Reading →
You Need to Cut It
Have you ever had a conversation with someone about aspects of your life that you KNOW you need to change, and you kind of brush it off like, yeah yeah whatever. You hear them, but you're not truly listening to what they're saying. We all like to think we're completely right, and for the most... Continue Reading →
What would happen if you decided to love yourself? Like, really love yourself? What if you woke up in the morning and, instead of being frustrated that it's all starting over again, you were determined to face the day and enjoy being you? That you woke up with a song on your lips, a little... Continue Reading →
The Truth About Motivation
A couple of days ago, I was having a conversation about the lack of a viable creative community in San Diego, or at least one I could find. I lamented on how I'd been lacking with my writing and other creative pursuits, and that I wanted to get back to doing "cooler" things, and creating... Continue Reading →
You want to make sure everything is perfect, that everything is squared away, because then, and only then, will you be able to feel comfortable.