They say if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. But what if you’ve tried and tried for years… and you’re still struggling? What then? I’m all for grit and determination, but what do you do when you’re in the Continue reading “If I Only Had a (Better!) Brain”
My doctor said something weird the other day. He told me to eat more real food. I thought it was strange because, you know, it’s not like I’m five years old and eating imaginary cookies. I told him I do eat real Continue reading “Making Peace With Your Cravings”
I’m all for creating and pursuing grand visions for our lives. But sometimes focusing too much on the big picture can feel overwhelming. Sometimes, we’re better off starting small and letting each small success give us the confidence Continue reading “Want to Transform Your Life? Start with One of These 15 Mini-Changes”
I think I’ve finally come up with a surefire way to actually follow through with the New Year’s resolutions I make this year. Best yet, I’m going to share my secret with you. In fact, by following my instructions, you, too, can wow your friends in April by Continue reading “The Secret to Foolproof New Year’s Resolutions”
If you ask me, the Olympics should recognize moisturizer application as a winter sport and allow women to compete internationally. I just can’t decide whether the competition should be based on speed or results. Should the gold go to the woman who can apply the most lotion in the least amount of time, or the woman Continue reading “Cold Weather Sports of Another Kind”
December is here, which means it’s time for familiar holiday traditions—like “stress” and “guilt.”
However, if the holiday season really was stress-and-guilt-free, my guess is that mid-January we’d find ourselves asking, “Did we even celebrate Christmas?”
Of course, it’s possible everything would feel more normal as soon as we got our credit card bill in the mail or discovered Continue reading “It’s Beginning to Feel a Lot Like Christmas”
Christmas shopping can be stressful because it requires finding The Perfect Gift for roughly four dozen family members, intimate friends, business associates, acquaintances and near strangers, not to mention the couple who sends you a fruitcake every year despite the fact that you have no earthly idea where you met Continue reading “Searching for the Perfect Gift this Holiday Season?”
Sometimes it’s the little things in life that make me grumpy, like setting a dish towel on fire, running over my cell phone with my car or dropping my keys in the toilet.
It’s the fact that my hair keeps leaving my head and showing up on my chin. Continue reading “How Grumpy is TOO Grumpy?”
Ever feel down? I mean REALLY down?
A couple months ago I was wrestling with putting on my socks and boots when it dawned on me that one of my socks was too thick for my boot. So I did the only thing that seemed fitting at that moment: I collapsed weeping onto the couch. Continue reading “Giving Depression the Boot”