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Why So Serious?

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Seriously. Why do I take myself so seriously? Do you do that too?

It’s the oddest thing, because I love to laugh. I love silliness. In fact, people who are secure enough in themselves to be silly in public are some of my favorite people! And I don’t know how many times over the years I’ve said the key to my sanity is that I don’t take life too seriously. Continue reading Why So Serious?

Talking Back to Self-Doubt


Do you ever catch yourself thinking, “Who am I to do that?”  I have.  And that horrible voice (remember the Itty Bitty Shitty Committee?) has been more vocal lately as I get closer to self-employment. I’ve come to believe that the best way to respond to that negative thought is to turn it around and use it as a prompt to dig deep and answer that inner IBSC with all the reasons why I am someone who can do that!  Continue reading Talking Back to Self-Doubt

Lessons Learned from the Hay House World Summit

If you’ve read a bit of my blog, you’ve probably figured out that I’m a fan of Hay House.  I listen to Hay House Radio on my commute to and from work each day (the only reason I’ve found to be grateful for the hour long drive each way) and this is the second year in a row I’ve had the pleasure of listening to the Hay House World Summit. Continue reading Lessons Learned from the Hay House World Summit

Put Your Own Oxygen Mask On First (and other life lessons learned on a plane)

Enjoying the view
Enjoying the view

I’ve become a fairly seasoned air traveler over the past few years, flying to various places in the U.S. with my boss and occasionally alone, so I’ve heard the safety instructions countless times.  Since I’ve set a goal to blog once a week and knew I had a trip coming up, I was already planning to write about one of my favorite analogies for self-care: putting on your own oxygen mask before helping others.  However, this past week we were on some particularly long flights, about 17 hours round trip, not including layovers.  So, I had a lot of time to read, write, listen to podcasts I’d downloaded, and even watch a movie I’d been meaning to see… which all led to some additional insights I’d like to share. Continue reading Put Your Own Oxygen Mask On First (and other life lessons learned on a plane)