Sometimes I think we all feel like we are drowning. I have had a difficult couple of years sprinkled with death and grief. The past two weeks are a reminder that the cycle is not over, but is just beginning. I often dream of driving and suddenly the car accelerates out of control and the... Continue Reading →
My thoughts these past weeks can be summed up as a giant brewing cloud of rage and overwhelm. It's time to stop thinking and let it dissipate.
I spent the day shopping with my fourteen year old daughter today because she has nothing to wear. Apparently she can't find anything among all the heaps of clothing in her room. So, fine, we went to the mall....on a Saturday afternoon. It was crowded and loud and all that. We got lucky and found... Continue Reading →
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 →
"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 →
If anyone has ever asked you the question “does this make me look fat?” you probably already know that there is no right way to answer. This question can come in other forms, such as “do I look old,” “does this color look good on me,” or “do you like this dinner?” If you hesitate... Continue Reading →