We are responsible for our dreams. Nothing can stop us except ourselves. But what’s that you say? You’re held back because of your gender? Your race, age, education level, or current financial status? No, you aren’t. And I’m going to give you concrete reasons why. Below I have compiled a list of people who have… Read More 33 People Who Prove We Are Responsible For Our Own Success
Forget the Butler It’s Always The Spouse. The first lesson I’ve learned from shows such as Snapped, Fatal Vows, The Wife Did It, How (Not) to Kill Your Husband, is that there is a reason police suspect spouses first. Many of these true crime shows focus on the downfall of a marriage. The common denominator… Read More Lesson One: What I Learned From Watching True Crime Shows
I feel strongly about looking for the small things in life in order to find happiness. Yes, I am a hypocrite. It pains me to admit I don’t always look for the small things. There are days I just don’t find them, mainly because some days I only focus on myself, on what I need… Read More Want Happiness? Think Small.
Bad days, bad vibes, bad choices, bad things are everywhere. The red light right when you need a green. Dried up ink when you need to print. The mean kids from your school days that haunt your dreams and cause you to swear off reunions. All 4 billion and three times your siblings picked on… Read More Find Your Champion Supporters
I’m not sure about you, but that is a horrifying thought, especially for someone like me. I love to learn. People who can’t answer a simple question and shrug, drive me insane. Is their curiosity gene malfunctioning? That’s really the only thing I can imagine. Who wouldn’t want to learn? Who cares if it’s a… Read More When You Need A Moratorium on Learning
Life is always hectic and even when it’s not, the overabundance that people assume means fun can be wearying. Case in point the fair. The big fair for whatever area you live in. It comes once a year. The kids get excited, the parents cringe at the ever increasing
I took my twin boys out driving the other day. Twin A had a really good day. Twin B had a fairly off day. As twins their dynamic is always fascinating. They compete with each other and it serves them well. They work hard to edge out each other out. However, they also have a… Read More We All Need a Partner
Do you really care about your readers? Do you care about the writers and/or readers who attend your conferences, workshops, and author readings? Let’s find out. Everyone has an opinion. That’s good. Life would be miserably boring if we all thought alike. There would be no differences. It’s why politics is such a hot-bed… Read More Are You Disrespectful of Your Readers or Fellow Writers?
Last week I posted the number one list I love – you can find it Here. This week, I’m swooning over this list by Steve Kamb who wrote Level Up Your Life (link will take you to Amazon because I thoroughly believe everyone needs this). It’s kind of self-help meets rules for life meets tough… Read More Part Two: Lists I Love – Rules of the Rebellion
My husband and I had to switch vehicles a few days ago. I drive a truck since I’m usually hauling a crew of boys around (and because, truth be told, I love the truck and its horn). My husband drives a little wagon perfect for decent gas mileage and getting in and out of tight… Read More Value the Small Things