Month: January 2016


Are You Too Nice to Say No?

I’m a nice girl.  I have a hard time saying no.  It’s not, you know, nice.  “She’ll think I’m impolite.”  “He’ll think I’m difficult.”  “They’ll say I’m unpleasant.” When did NO get so darn hard?!  I’ve carried yes around like a ball and chain and thrown it in front of others like a symbol of […]

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How Willing Are You to Hit the Bullseye?

We all want to change things about our lives to get desired results but we don’t always take the steps to do them.  Why is that?  We WANT to, but we’re not really WILLING to. Willingness to make the changes to get what we want is the key to getting it.  That’s the big, hairy secret. […]

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Stand Up to Your Fear Because YOLO!

We’ve all heard someone using that annoying acronym YOLO at some point (You Only Live Once, for those of you who aren’t a pubescent girl or in need of a lame word to defend your stupid behavior; e.g. “Why’d you light that flame thrower and jump off the roof?”  “Because YOLO.”), but it does make […]

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Unfinished Endings and New Beginnings.

Unfinished endings.  New beginnings.  Sometimes it feels like you put ridiculous amounts of effort and energy into sustaining a happy existence and then bits and pieces of it die off without your permission.  Change doesn’t always get your consent. A few months ago, I went rummaging through my garage to find some long lost items […]

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