Reflection and Realization

I've been making some changes, like dying my hair back to brown and taking out my facial piercings. I guess that’s not truly changing, but perhaps more reverting. You ever hear the saying the grass is greener on the other side? Well, I realized I have been so busy looking over the fence that I haven’t taken enough time to appreciate what I have. Frankly I’m happy to see, and I mean truly see, what I do have and how amazing it is. I almost lost it all myself, and frankly that’s what got me to thinking. I guess the truth is everyone wants for more, and for some people, wanting costs … [Read more...]

Note to Self: Quit Pooping on My Own Parade

As we've been working on the blog and ourselves, I've been thinking a gimungo-ton (that's an actual unit of measurement as far as I'm concerned) about things in my life, work and relationships that I'd like to see change or improve. I've spent more time in front of a mirror (both literally and figuratively) picking myself apart than I'm proud to admit. It occurred to me tonight (during one such self-deprecating episode) that while I get a little thrill when I think of the fabulous future that awaits, I'm actually making myself more negative about the present. Honestly, I was more than … [Read more...]

Daily Affirmation: Saying ‘I Love You’ To Yourself

You’re a woman. So, chances are, you spend a lot of time expressing your love to others, but how often do you tell yourself ‘I love you’? If you’re like most women, the answer is “next to never.” Why? Well, there are several reasons why women don’t say those three little words to themselves. Do any of them fit you? Affirmations are for people with low self-esteem. “I respect myself and feel I’m a good person. I’m comfortable in my own skin. Why would I need to say it?” You forget. “In the midst of everything else I have going on and trying to keep up with what’s happening … [Read more...]