I planned on going for a long, intense walk and then sitting down to write. The writing came sooner than expected. I was walking along a somewhat beaten path when I looked over and saw a patch of earth covered over in fallen leaves, above it a canopy of trees. My issue was that in order to get to it, I’d have to step through … Continue reading A Girl and a Raccoon Meet In the Woods
I need to announce to you all that hours after publishing today’s blog post– Messy Cars Anonymous— I parked under a tree. Yes, my car got shat on by a shit ton of birds. I’m appalled that the Universe would question my integrity and true intentions (to keep my car clean) so suddenly and violently. Without a warning. Okay, real adults would know not to … Continue reading The Universe and Sick Jokes
Real Artists Don’t Starve by Jeff Goins is a book that reimagines the way we view artists, or, I should say, brings us back to an earlier time before the concept of the starving artist was formed. While the ideas in this book make perfect sense, they felt big and scary to me. There’s a lot of big name celebrities and pauper to prince stories. … Continue reading Recommended Reading: Real Artists Don’t Starve
I have failed so many times. Public failures. Private failures. I’ve been called a failure; I’ve called myself a failure. I’ve given up so many times. I’ve been energized, and I’ve watched my energy dwindle. I’ve fallen in and out of love with others and with myself. Do I trust myself? Honestly, kinda. Kinda is not the best answer by far, but it’s damn better … Continue reading Do You Trust Yourself?
I was in the middle of a chew when I realized just how much food I had in my mouth. My cheeks were stretched. My tongue fought for air in a dark corner. I realized, as well, that I hadn’t been chewing nearly as much as the chew your food people recommend. The uncomfortable succession of hard lumps going down my throat told me that. … Continue reading I Eat How I Live My Life
I know that you’d love to increase your productivity and nurture all of those brilliant ideas swirling around in your head. My curated collection of Ted Talks will give your brain just the fuel it needs to stay sharp and creating. Continue reading Get More Brains and Creativity
You can find the audio version here. Do I have what it takes? Can I make things happen? Should I turn back to what I know? How do I survive? Will I live? Breathe in Breathe out. This is not my writing. This doesn’t skip along with jokes tossed in. This is slow moving and laborious. This is ugly and dirty-bellied. This is dragging on … Continue reading Hopped Up On Despair
Coming into a New year can get our minds racing. I’ve got some tips to keep the good vibes coming. Continue reading New Year’s Day 2018
You’ve seen the women I’m talking about. I’m not one of them. I’m dragging myself along. Care to join me? It’ll be fun they say. Continue reading Yoga Vegan Hippie Women, and Me.
Looking for solid advice, inspiration and laughs? Look no further. I’ve got just what you’re looking for in today’s Know More feature. Continue reading The Magic of Marie Forleo