You Can Have It All…and Burnout Too.

  “People experience burnout as a gradual erosion of their spirit and zest as a result of …too many pressures, conflicts, demands.”[i]   Doing your best and “giving your all” is what many of us strive for on a daily basis.  In our workouts, we are encouraged to push through burnout rounds and work to... Continue Reading →

I Am An Impostor

That feeling that you are a fraud, that one day people will find out you have no idea what you are doing,  it has a name…Impostor Syndrome.  It can strike when you get that first real job, when you leave the hospital with your first child, or when you graduate from college.  You feel like... Continue Reading →

An Attempt At Father’s Day Gratitude

My Attempt at Expressing Gratitude on Father’s Day   I am not a very sentimental person.  I used to be, but that part of me is long gone.  Lately, my cards to my dad on Father’s day consist of something like “Happy ‘Farter’s day” or “Enjoy laying in your armchair… since that’s something you never... Continue Reading →

Go Polish The Silver 

“I need to speak with the man of the house.  Refrigerator repair is quite technical and you wouldn’t understand.” I was sitting in my formal dining room polishing the silver when the doorbell rang. I jumped up from the table and danced over to the door trying not to let pain from the tightly cinched... Continue Reading →

Timeless Rules of Etiquette

"When in the company of others refrain from reading letters, books, or papers." This is just one of 110 rules of etiquette that were followed by George Washington.  While this rule may seem extreme, how many times have you been around a table with friends or family and everyone is looking at their phones instead... Continue Reading →

The House with Four Dogs

My household has four dogs: two black and white ones, a tan one, and one with brassy fur that looks like a dye job gone wrong.  It can be chaotic and loud…but it is never boring.  Just sitting and watching how four dogs, each with very different personalities, interact with each other is beyond entertaining. ... Continue Reading →

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