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Many people who start the new year off with a resolution end up two weeks later back in the same habits they vowed to change.  I think most people I know don’t bother with a resolution at all. Then there are creative individuals like myself that create a new...

Achieving Your Goals

Achieving Your Goals

We all start out with different hopes and dreams for our lives. Sometimes, in the craziness of it all, we can lose sight of our goals in lives. I know with what this pandemic has thrown our way it can be even harder to stay on track of achieving these goals. This...

This Is Me

This Is Me

This Is Me A little while ago I wrote a post that showed my vulnerability, spoke my truth, and told the story of my journey. It wasn't received well by some, which to me was surprising. I let their opinions weigh me down for about a day. I processed that pain that I...

It Hurts Feeling Like a Failure

It Hurts Feeling Like a Failure

It Hurts Feeling Like a Failure   Recently it was pointed out that I had failed at something. The specifics of what I was accused of failing at isn't important. What is important is why that one thing hurts so bad.   From the time I was little I was reminded...

Intelligent Creator

Intelligent Creator

When I was little, my mother would try to help me study for my spelling tests every week. She would crack open a beer, light a cigarette, and start prompting me to spell the same 20 words over and over again. I would write the words on paper until my fingers became...

If you are weird, embrace it!

If you are weird, embrace it!

All my life I have been called shy. It’s a fair assessment. My shyness as a kid was so strong that when teachers complimented me at parent-teacher conferences, I would just cry. I’m not sure why. Maybe it was because I would try so hard at everything I did but I felt...

Arriving Queer to a Class Reunion

Arriving Queer to a Class Reunion

Recently, I was informed that my 20-year class reunion was coming up. I know, I know, how could I possibly be old enough to have a 20-year reunion already? Let’s say I graduated super early… Anyway, I wasn’t invited to the 10-year anniversary and was almost not aware...

Is Coaching Worth the Expense?

Is Coaching Worth the Expense?

No, it is not worth the expense, but it is worth the investment. The mindset of investing in yourself and your future needs to change even before hiring a career coach. This mindset is something that most individuals don’t have. Let’s face it, we don’t know everything...

Tell Him He’s Hot

Tell Him He’s Hot

Last week I was involved in an interesting conversation with a colleague. We started discussing long-term relationships and how after so many years they can become stagnate. This colleague made an interesting comment. He stated, “I want other people to tell my husband...

I Said I’m Sorry

I Said I’m Sorry

I do think that the universe can work in mysterious ways. A couple of weeks ago I had been listening to one of Tony Robbin’s 8-hour lectures. Yes, I am one of those woo-woo people. I get pumped listening to motivational speakers. One topic he had touched on was...