What IF: I Started Making Sex a Priority?

July 14, 2010
I am a busy girl I am busy moving and shaking and making insane ideas become real, maniacally tweeting between slinging pizzas, pouring wine, giving tours, and spilling chowder in my Danskos I'm so busy that I'm often working double and triple shifts, leaving my feet feeling like bloody stumps and my brain absolutely fried I say things like, can I get y'all something to drink to start you off in my sleep Got it Now, I'm so busy that more often ... keep reading

Learning to Eat Healthfully Without Restriction

July 10, 2010
So, when I polled my readers recently for topics that they would like covered here, a reader asked me to addres the topic of learning to eat healthfully, but without falling into restrictive dieting And wouldn't you know, this is one of my favorite topics these days Because this can be difficult I often feel as though I'm negotiating with myself like I'm a small child My inner malnourished bratbaby demands all kinds of food all day long - ice ... keep reading

A Prayer for the Children of Divorce

July 08, 2010
I've been thinking a lot lately about what it means to be a child of divorce, as many, many people who are growing up in the US right now share this common experience People are getting divorced more swiftly these days, it seems, and quite often [more often than not] people are growing up in non-nuclear household configurations I have a lot of friends that believe that they can't imagine getting married or having long term relationships due to ... keep reading

What IF: I Stopped Putting so Much Pressure on Myself?

July 07, 2010
What if  I didn't allow myself to be crippled by the presure of unrealistic expectations What if I didn't feel the need to overextend ourselves financially to feel good enough or to "keep up with the joneses" What if I didn't buy myself a new computer/camera/adobe software/thesis/necklace/purse/car What if I didn't subscribe to societal ideals that tell me: thinner, richer, more succesful, smarter, more fun, more charismatic, sexier, better ... keep reading

What If: I Learned How to Say No?

June 30, 2010
I am an overachiever I have been an overachiever for as long as I can remember, and that, coupled with my constant need to people-please, has left me on many, many occasions over-extended, stresed out, and needlesly overwhelmed Sound familiar Keep reading I like to add things to my plate I won't lie, I'm the type of girl who puts unnecesary items on her to do lists, blowing tasks completely out of proportion, because I can, and I will do ... keep reading
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