How to Spot Gaslighting and Survive it

Have you ever listened to someone speak where nothing means anything and your reality seems to be made up? There is so much confusion, chaos and everything said is turned inside out? This is a phenomenon called "gaslighting" and I know we all had been hearing so much about it lately. "Gaslighting" is a term …

I Stopped Chasing Perfection

I think have spent most of my adult life chasing a certain number in my bank account, a certain number on the scale...friends...careers...you know where I am going. I wanted everything that made me look like I had it all together. I know that I am not the only one. SO....what "perfect" thing have you …

I’m Outgrowing People and That’s Ok

As we get older..we tend to outgrow things. We have outgrown our clothes, our tastes and there are certain things that we just aren't going to do anymore. Have you outgrown Santa and the tooth fairy? Maybe you have outgrown wrestling your younger siblings or dainty little tea parties (can't say that I have!)...it happens. …

Opening Up Will Change Your Life

I used to be more outgoing in my young adult years. I wanted to be around everybody. I wanted to have get-togethers every weekend...now...not so much. As time has gone on and my focus has been more on raising productive members of society, I have turned into somewhat of a hermit. I rarely shared my …

Is Thanksgiving Important to Anyone Anymore?

I will never forget the Thanksgivings that I experienced as a little girl. So much fun and family! Oh, how I missed the days when my family planned meals and I got a chance to play with cousins and eat all of the great food that my family made. My family has a bunch of …

My Top 5 Friendship Needs…

Science says that without friends, most people will die an early death. It's true! In order for us to live a long, happy life, we need each other. We need friends! What we don't need is a bunch of fair-weathered associates. We need some well-rounded, diverse and supported people to create our circle of friends …