One shift to make hard lessons more manageable

A couple of months ago, while playing with my cat Pico, I accidentally scarred him for life.  He loves to play more than any cat I know, and we were doing our usual routine where he sprints around chasing a string toy and zooming through his cat tunnel.  The only...

Save time by fighting this one temptation

I was all set to hit “purchase” when something stopped me. It had taken me all of two minutes to go from bright, colorful tv commercial to shopping cart.  The ad for Olly sleep vitamins, slipped between episodes of my new favorite show House in a Hurry (it’s like...

The dumbest thing in my bag

I have a weird confession: I have a handful of loose trail mix at the bottom of my purse.  An open bag spilled awhile ago, and now peanuts, raisins, and M&M’s are swimming around with my wallet and keys, acting like they’re part of the crew.  The real confession...

Having a Rough Start? Remember This

As my new crystal flew off the kitchen table, I had a slow-mo “nooooo” before seeing it bounce off the floor.  Look, I’m not your local crystal gal, but I like the idea of physical objects representing our intentions. When it comes to the “take what you want and leave...