Month: December 2016

Now What?

It’s been quite a year, non? That question is an understatement. Well, at least for me and the majority of my readers. It could seem like the year is ending with uproar and confusion. Added to that is a year ahead which holds more questions than answers. How do...

Big Girl Panties

Have you got anything bugging you this week? I mean something, or someone, that has just gotten under your skin? This time of year can bring out and up all sorts of “stuff,” for lack of a better word. Our challenges are unique and often very personal. What may...

Frying Bacon in the Nude

Do you beat yourself up when you make mistakes? It’s not uncommon, so don’t begin beating yourself up now for previously beating yourself up! We are taught to put ourselves down. “You shouldn’t have done that,” “little girls should be quiet,” “little boys don’t cry,” and the list goes...

“No” Is a Complete Sentence

(Revised and expanded from the original, published in December 2, 2011) Do you have a problem telling people “No?” It seems many of my friends or acquaintances feel over-scheduled or stressed-out because of the demands they have put on themselves. Like attracts like, so I too fall into that...