The more you WANT, the less you GET. Why the hell is that? Doesn’t it suck? Why yes, friend. It does suck. But it’s true. Haven’t you noticed? Whenever you want something super bad, it’s like every sort of disaster that could stand in the way of it… does. It’s not until we stop wanting, […]Read More The more you WANT…the less you GET
We recently moved from Colorado to Atlanta, and the meat thermometer decided it wanted to stay in the west I guess. As such, lately I’ve been cooking meat without one. *cue ominous music* I’ve been making a lot of chicken on the stovetop and I quickly realized how much I’d given my confidence to that […]Read More What cooking without a meat thermometer taught me about CONFIDENCE
Now, I know what you’re thinking. Why would we choose to feel undeserving or unworthy? The answer is likely very simple… It’s the same reason we do a lot of things we do. Because we are comfortable with it. Think about it. If you’re used to complaining to folks about how much life sucks and […]Read More Feeling Undeserving is a CHOICE
Online shopping OR Work on my business? Brownie OR broccoli? Netflix Binge OR Workout? Why does it always seem like we’re at war between what we know we need, and what we want? Why are these two things always battling each other and what can we do to fix it? I’ll be blunt. I have […]Read More Needs vs. Wants: Can we have it all?
I doubt it. There’s nothing inherently wrong with a big ego…problems arise when we lose BALANCE. Is there anything wrong with being full of yourself? Honestly, I don’t think there is. Imagine if everyone was full of themselves. Then we’d have an even playing field, right? I like to think so. What does it even […]Read More Is your Big Ego ruining your Relationship?
Self Esteem= confidence in one’s own worth or abilities; self respect I’ve spent enough time with shaky self esteem to know that there’s only one way to build it: PRETEND! Lie! Delude yourself! Okay that’s an exaggeration, but seriously, in my experience you can’t really count on anyone to help you build your self esteem. […]Read More Practical Tips for Building SELF-Esteem
My palms soaked the steering wheel as I stared at my lips in the rear-view mirror. My bare, crackled lips had eaten all of the lip oil I’d applied. Like my late mother, I feared I would die of old age, and a lack of beauty. She’d written me a note in her last days […]Read More A Wizard’s Love: Fantasy Flash Fiction
Sometimes I take one look in the mirror and curse myself for ruining my day. *womp womp* Other times, I tell myself I’m gonna go makeup-less for the day and than a few hours pass and I’m like why the hell did you do that? *sigh* So what I’m saying is, I know about not […]Read More Body Image Issues and How to Fall in Love with your physical body
Happy Valentine’s Day! Today we’re talking about how self-love makes you a better lover. I don’t just mean this romantically. Not only does loving yourself fully make you more attractive, it also inspires others to love themselves, too. It’s a beautiful cycle of love and acceptance. Self-love is not about being arrogant or selfish. It’s […]Read More How Practicing Self-Love Makes you a Better Lover
The plastic wrapping crunched in my hand. Oh, you delicious little devil. Before I could send the Twinkie into my mouth, a knock at the door jolted me off the couch. Stacy had just told me to stop eating my feelings, but what the hell else was I to do with them? I was 45, […]Read More The Love Treadmill 5000: Sci-Fi Microfiction