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Are you a hypocrite? Or just a human?

Are you a hypocrite? Or just a human?

I think I just might be the most anti-social extrovert there ever was. As much as I love to be around people, and am totally energized in groups, at events and parties and whatnot, I never feel “open” to talking to strangers in coffee shops, on airplanes, […]

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Enough is Enough with Feeling “Not Enough”

Enough is Enough with Feeling "Not Enough"

As the fifteen women shuffled in, nervously, awkwardly, some excitedly, some quietly, some chattering, hugging. Shifting into seats, we took some minutes to settle into the room and the circle before beginning our workshop. I began by passing out blank sheets of paper and asking each woman […]

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Self-Love and Insecurities: This is Where I Am.

Self-Love and Insecurities: This is Where I Am.

Show me the most beautiful, powerful, successful, actualized, amazing woman in the world, and I’ll show you a woman who sometimes struggles with insecurities. We all face the darker side of our own feelings about ourselves from time to time, no matter who we are or how […]

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Sister, It’s Time.

Sister, It's Time.

The first women’s group I started was under the slide at recess, when I was eight years old. Okay, we weren’t quite women, but we were future women. It was a a dance club, and we had big dreams of performing for the entire school in the […]

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Support for When Things Suck

Support for When Things Suck

  “Life always gives us exactly the teacher we need. Watch for the guru.” Let’s call a spade a spade, here. Sometimes, life just sucks. Sometimes pain takes over and ruins everything. Sometimes shitty things happen. Sometimes watching for the guru feels impossible. Sometimes, screw the guru. […]

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Baby, You’re Worth It.

Baby, You're Worth It.

It happens every year. Millions of us start the year with determination and resolve… This is The Year.I will eat healthier. I will exercise more. I will create new habits to work toward my dreams… And then, one by one, by February, almost all resolutions have been dumped […]

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You Can Be Satisfied AND Want More

You Can Be Satisfied AND Want More

Every time I think of “wanting it all”, I think of the petulant, spoiled-to-the-core brat of Willie Wonka fame, Veruca Salt. She’s an extreme example of wanting. Spoiled, recklessly self-absorbed, and we all know what happens to her. She faces her unfortunate demise when she falls down the […]

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Are you a “Ho-ho-ho”, a “Ho-hum”, or a “Bah-Humbug”?

Are you a "Ho-ho-ho", a "Ho-hum", or a "Bah-Humbug"?

There are three types of us, it seems, when the holiday season rolls around… which are you? The Ho Ho Ho – Overflowing with holiday cheer, the Ho Ho Ho loves to decorate, shop, wrap, and really revels in the joys and sensory pleasures of the holiday spirit. […]

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A Double-Spaced Life

A Double-Spaced Life

I’d been doing it unconsciously for the last few weeks. And the other day I noticed. I looked at my hand-written to-do list for the day, and between every task listed was a blank line. I’d skipped a space between every list item. Interesting, I thought. And […]

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When you cannot change (no matter how hard you try.)

When you cannot change (no matter how hard you try.)

“A leopard never changes its spots.” Gosh, I hate that saying. I hate it because it’s nonsense. I’ve changed my spots many times. They’re changing right now, as a matter of fact. And I know many, many people who have drastically and dramatically changed themselves at the […]

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