Childhood survival behavior #47: Be right. Always be right. It preserves justice. It prevents losing. It wards off attacks… sometimes. If you’re right, you win. If you’re right, you’re safe. For most of my life, I've prided myself on being right. To this day, when someone...

I’ve always loved that phrase. I think because it’s not just a kick in the rear, it’s a swift one. It comes fast. I’m assuming with some ‘oomf’ and it gets your attention. Maybe there is pain involved but that’s not specified. What is very clear...

Why do we choose suffering over joy? Why do we wallow in our pain instead of running toward our healing? Why, when there are so many different sources of hope and help, do we insist that we are alone? In our unhealthy obsession with self, we...

After a couple of good, long crying jags and a bottle of wine (or two), I was finally able to come to terms with the fact that I am overwhelmed. Completely and totally overwhelmed. Exhausted, stretched too thin, stressed, edgy, not behaving like the best...

We’re busy women, career women. Sisters. Friends. Daughters. Some are mothers too. We wear many hats, play multiple roles. We are different people, living different lives, with different challenges and different stories. I believe, no matter how different we are, one thread ties us together...

“May your coming year be filled with magic...