On Big-Impact Dreams 1

Let’s be honest: I’m not the best in front of a camera. Not that I’m super awkward or anything, but I’m not hilarious. I’m not a “personality,” as they call it. I might be, but my past has crafted me the way it has, and I’m okay with that. Do I wish I was an irresistible personality? Yes. Duh. Because then I would be (to at least a degree) internet-popular and people might actually listen to me. That’s really all […]

The Unmanageable Mess

What in your life have you left untouched? By that I mean it’s something that you know you should have dealt with, or organized, or labeled from the getgo … but you didn’t. Maybe it’s hundreds of unread emails lurking in your inbox. Maybe it’s a pile of photographs that’s only growing over the years. Or is it those receipts, or medical papers, or useful documents that you just stuffed into a file cabinet? These kinds of things will never […]

Let’s Relearn the Lost Art of Gratitude

Conversations echo around the big lunch room. Well-dressed people sit at tables eating and chatting. “You would not believe how slow my computer is running today.” “My co-worker is driving me nuts! She can’t stop talking.” “I can’t believe my husband expects me to make dinner every single night. He never helps out with the kids!” “Oh my gosh, guys, the heater in my car stopped working. In November! It couldn’t have been worse timing.” While some may be legitimate […]