This Is My #MeToo

A sea of voices crying out. Story after story. Post after post. Women speaking up about being sexually harassed. Does adding one more to the mix even matter? I had…

There Is No *Right* Way To ‘Find Your Passion’

One of the scariest moments of my life was when I was shopping one day with my three-year-old. As with most children, she was full of curiosity, but she also…

Motivation & Discipline: How to Get It And How To Keep It (In The New Year)

2017 sped by like a freight train, quietly speeding by through the night. It seems like I blinked and now we are on the cusp of a new year. Again.…

On Death And Grieving During The Holidays

**This was written 12/25/16. A year has passed and as we head into another Christmas, the grief is present. The sharpness has smoothed out, but the sadness is an underlying…

How To Cultivate An Abundance Mindset

Many years ago, I was on a family vacation in Sequoia, a beautiful national park abundantly filled with massive trees and inviting lakes.¬†One day, we were splashing about in one…

Skincare After 40 | Saranghae: 5-Step Anti-Aging Routine {Review}

I turned 40 last month and with it came new things to ponder and focus my attention on. Responsible things like maybe I should start saving for retirement instead of…

I Gave Money Away Every Day For 40 Days And This Is What Happened…

My relationship with money has always been a bit complicated. I like spending it. I love having it, but deep down, the story I tell myself when it comes to…

How To Let Go Of The Past and Move Forward

I laid on the bathroom floor, my body limp and spent. Dried tears streaked down my face and animalistic whimpers would escape every so often between hiccuped¬†breathing as I tried…

The Humble Beginnings Of My Future Memoir | On Becoming A Writer

Even though I am on my fifth or sixth career now, I identify most with the last career I had, and that was that of a writer (and editor). I…

5 Important Things You Must Do To Gain Self-Respect

I’m finally at a point in my life where I feel like I truly respect myself. It only took 40 years. For much of my adult life, I thought I…