Apocalypse or Climate Change?

Apocalypse or climate change? They’re starting to feel like one and the same.

During Times of Stress, Sleep!

I promised that I would share my favorite solutions for feeling my best during times of stress. My first solution for staying sane during shelter in place, or any time of great stress: SLEEP! Sleeping just a little bit longer during times of stress can make a huge difference in your mental state during waking… Continue reading During Times of Stress, Sleep!

Staying Strong During This Time of Stress

It has been several years since I've posted—I thought my days of blogging were behind me. But I'm reaching out because I know we are all trying to stay strong during these very stressful times, and I'd like to help out, even if it's in a tiny way. Over the next several posts, I’m going… Continue reading Staying Strong During This Time of Stress

The Shame We Feel

Yesterday in New Hampshire, First Lady Michelle Obama made an impassioned speech that tapped into the collective pain stirred up by Donald Trump’s misogynistic language and the recent news that he allegedly sexually assaulted several women. “The truth is, it hurts,” the First Lady said. And it does. It does hurt. So many old feelings… Continue reading The Shame We Feel

On Feeling Discouraged

Albert Einstein or Douglas MacArthur or perhaps someone else entirely once said this: "Many of the great achievements of the world were accomplished by tired and discouraged men who kept on working."

Personal Growth in 2014

I've spent the last few months relearning some lessons I never should have forgotten in the first place.

I’m Still Here

in case you were worried

Nerd Power!

No one's laughing at Jeff Bezos anymore.

A Playlist to Ward Off Winter Blues

Cold? I recommend dancing in your living room.

Preparing for House Guests

House guests are coming! Here are some ways to stay sane.

♥ Your Life: Court Peace

Some days call for the ugly slippers.

The Working Mother

I have a story to tell. It's a bit of a shame story. Prepare yourself.


What's great about being alive? Komorebi.

The Perfect Hosts

One memorable evening in California taught me about the four most important tenets of entertaining.

♥ Your Life: Drop Your Frenemies

One small change helped me be a lot kinder to myself.