15 Ways to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed with Life

Shit needs to be done and bills have to be paid and the dog puked on the carpet and the kid had a meltdown and we have appointments today but the car broke down and we need to eat and the house is a disaster and the basement is flooding ...
Read More

Stop Procrastinating and Clean Your House

A clean house has never been one of my primary goals. It’s not even in the top 10. I admit it would be nice to live in a spotless house, but who has the time or the motivation to keep it that way? It's a fact of life that there ...
Read More
What it's like to get a root canal

Have You Been Told You Need a Root Canal?

I was told I needed a root canal and, despite my intense fear of dentists in general and root canals in particular, it didn’t kill me. It didn’t even hurt (much)! Part of being a responsible adult is taking care of your dental health. And avoiding pain. I’m a really ...
Read More
Sad woman dreading Mother's Day on beautiful boardwalk

3 Steps to Stop Dreading Mother’s Day

According to Wikipedia, Mother's Day is “a celebration honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society”. While a noble idea in theory, it leaves many people dreading Mother’s Day for a variety of reasons: Perhaps your mother died and ...
Read More

Morning Beauty Rituals

Out of curiosity, I counted the beauty products I (the average woman) use before walking out the door in the morning. I counted a total of 18-21, depending on the day, in evaluating my morning beauty rituals. Of course, there are women who use more and women who use less ...
Read More