It’s Different Now, Not Worse

Things are different, not worse. Some would beg to differ! The way these last couple of years have been, it seems that we may not have many good days ahead. I find myself thinking about “back in the day”. Remembering when I did not have a need to coordinate a mask with my outfit. When…

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…

10 Cool Gifts for Him that I Love

Christmas is back!! It is approaching so fast and I have been so busy. Finding the perfect gift for your “him” can be a task sometimes. While shopping for the men in my life, I am trying not to purchase something that they would buy for themselves or anything that is boring. I also have…

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….

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…

Comparison Can Bring You, Joy, Too!

Sometimes we watch people “come up” and the green-eyed monster shows up on our shoulders making us wonder why they are getting the things that we have been longing for. Friends are getting new jobs, new lovers, getting engaged or married, having babies, buying nice things, becoming famous, getting promoted and/or getting recognized. We can…

Why Your Squad May Be Hurting You

Ok, so let’s talk about your squad. I am proud to say that I am an introvert but I am a timely social butterfly when life calls for it. At the sameĀ  time, I would love to have a squad like that show “Girlfriends.” They had a little bit of everything and that is what…

Taking This and Leaving That!

We are here…standing right at the end of our year, 2018. It was an interesting year, that is for sure. It did bring a lot of heartaches, but it also brought some of the most beautiful moments of my life. I have learned so much from so many new “friends” and experiences and…I am so…