Self-Control

I am supposed to be working. And if I am not working, I should at least be finishing the job application that I keep procrastinating on. And if I am not working on my resume, I should be doing anything other than staring at the sight of three huge, frosted cupcakes at the table next … Continue reading Self-Control

Facing Anger (And Reluctantly Admitting My Husband Was Right)

Every window in my house is currently steamed up. (No, it's not what you think! Jeesh, don't make me blush.) The reason? I live in Florida. It is summer. The humidity is higher than Donald Trump's bangs. I just returned home to this heat from  vacation in the cool, humidity-free Northeast. No matter. I am loving … Continue reading Facing Anger (And Reluctantly Admitting My Husband Was Right)

Starting the New Year(ish) with a Gratitude Practice

Anyone want to join me in starting a gratitude practice for 2016? (And yes I know it is January 4th. It is ok! I give us permission to start on whatever damn day we feel like. Isn't it fun pissing off the inner perfectionist?) Last year I started a daily(ish) walking meditation practice and I … Continue reading Starting the New Year(ish) with a Gratitude Practice

An Ocean of Tears Larger than the Four Oceans

It has been a heart-wrenching couple of days. On Sunday, my husband found out that his colleague's wife and son were in a horrible car accident. This morning we received word that his son passed away from injuries sustained in the crash. It is hard to type that sentence. It is an unthinkable loss that … Continue reading An Ocean of Tears Larger than the Four Oceans