So, we all fall prey to societal expectations of holidays.. and Valentine's day might be one of the most violating. You're left alone and spinster labeled if you receive no special flowers or candy coated love messages. But what should
The power of saying no. So there is a certain power and positivity with saying NO. I know, that seems counterintuitive. For so long we have associated yes with good, no with bad. It goes back to our first formative years.
Acceptance. Obviously an important realization and its meaning through my life has changed. When I was little, "acceptance" was a dirty word that meant I was settling. When I was gaining independence it was accepting that you win some, and
This year has brought me to a changed perspective. I've always been a person who has a positive outlook, even in the bleakest of moments. I think it is in my nature to be positive. Call it optimism, call it
Why do we feel the need to compare ourselves to others? Do we really believe we want what they have?
I bring this topic to light because I think it's especially important when raising kids (I say this as an untested theory), and when evaluating ourselves. Being kind, is key. I have this tremendous ability to look at others wrongs