When you’re pissed at gratitude…

You will screw up. You will say the wrong thing. You will forget your best friend’s birthday and be late to pick up your kid, and you will have a complete brain fart and miss the important appointment you scheduled weeks ago. That little thing that goes wrong in your day will send you down that […]

This sticky note is the key to being deeply adored.

This week I am giving you a sneak peek into the first prompt from my latest offering, a Matchmaking Coaching Program where you get one-on-one guidance to find delicious love. But what if you already have a partner and you want to get that sticky, yummy, delicious love feeling BACK in to your life?  What […]

What we choose to believe…

My grandmother had 7 kids and I am the oldest of her gazillion grandchildren.  When I was younger we used to take an extended family trip to Disneyland each year with all the aunts, uncles and cousins. One year, my youngest cousin, Jessi, was four and so excited to meet all the characters from her […]

The surprising truth about what makes healthy eating easy for some people and not others…

We are told it’s going to be hard.  That we have to have willpower and overcome our desires.  We are told that eating brownies is a “sin”. What if it didn’t have to be so freakin’ hard? What if you could just enjoy the damn brownie or the kale because you were eating what your […]

What we lie to our doctors about…

I started to feel really tired.  Even when I was sleeping nine hours per night.  Even when I let myself nap.  Even when I was getting plenty of leafy greens and vibrant orange vegetables.  I was just tired all the time.  No matter how much I slept or slowed down, I felt tired. I like […]

What every woman over 40 needs to know about her butt…

I woke up this morning to terrible news about hate crimes both in my own community and around the world.  There has been an awful lot of heart-breaking news in the world lately. There is good news, too.  Marriage equality is spreading across the country like a giant wave at a ball game, as if […]

Do You Believe In Love?

I am sixteen and we are laying on the carpet at someone’s house in the dark talking about how ridiculous the idea of love is.  We were sure we had figured out that the songs and the books and the movies that talked about the power of love to transform and to overcome all were […]

Why you are like a cat when you are upset…

I had to take my cat in for surgery today. Which meant that he couldn’t eat after midnight last night. He was truly pissed this morning before we left for the vet. He kept running to the bowl and crying and running back to me and crying some more. The entire time that I was […]

Three Things Every Busy Mom Needs to Know to Survive The Holidays

This week, instead of reading my words you get to see me talk – woohoo! – in my webinar, “Three Things Every Busy Mom Needs to Know to Survive the Holidays Without Losing Her Nut”. It’s catchy, right?  I tried to make it longer, but I ran out of vowels. 😉

Why comparing my life to my Facebook friends makes me happy…

Negative emotions like loneliness, envy, and guilt have an important role to play in a happy life; they’re big, flashing signs that something needs to change.  – Gretchen Rubin I read on Facebook that Glennon Doyle (of Momastery) finishes all her holiday shopping by the end of November so that she can just enjoy spending […]