Breaking Up With The Shopaholic Version of Myself

She doesn’t want to go. She hangs on, like a clingy boyfriend. Though I try to distance myself, the shopaholic in me still makes occasional appearances – taunting me saying “Let’s go to Winners, we’ll just look around” or “How great would it be to have those beautiful boots?”. She knows how to push my buttons. Read More

Want to Learn What Is Important in Life? Hang Out With a 5 and a 3 Year Old

I could have easily sat on the sidelines. But I made a choice to put my phone away and participate in the moment instead. And was I ever glad that I did. Read More

Why I Will Always Remember My First Time

 

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Travelling, that is! It was the first time I had been on a flight longer than 45 minutes and was the beginning of my love affair with airplanes and travel.

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How My Car Taking The Day Off Turned Into A Lesson In Perspective

I. Was. Mad. It was a Friday morning. Dead car. Blizzard blowing outside. This was happening for a second time, not long after the first.

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Kissing Perfection Goodbye In Order To Try Something New

What if I suck at this?

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My On-Again, Off-Again Relationship With Gratitude

Sometimes I have trouble being grateful. And then I feel guilty that I don’t feel grateful. And then I think I must be a real jerk. Read More

Hurry Up So You Can Slow Down

So much to do and so little time to do it in. Why do we accept a life full of hurriedness? Read More

My Fear Did Not Win Today

I decided this year would be a year of action. I don’t think I quite realized what I was committing myself to. Words are easy to say but follow through is a lot harder.

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