A few years ago, I went on a weekend retreat with some amazing women! Several things were happening in my life at that time, so the facilitator shared this poem by David Whyte and I fell head over heels in love with his work. I hope that it speaks to you as much as it did to me. Here's to recognizing all the things in our lives that are just too small for us. Sweet ... Read More about David Whyte: Sweet Darkness
I had all these dreams as a child. Somewhere along the way, though, I stopped. I stopped doing the things that brought me joy and stopped believing in all the possibilities the world offered. I can pinpoint some specific instances, but mostly it was a slow drift away from joy toward complacency. Unfortunately, I’m telling a story that belongs to many of us. 2008 was a big year for me…lots of ... Read More about Dreams Aren’t Enough
Blogging isn't easy! In fact, it's one of the most complicated, yet rewarding things that I've ever done. And since Truly Madly Sassy turned 1 on December 30th (and since I was on a much needed holiday break when it happened), I wanted to share with you what I've learned during this first year. So, if you're a new blogger, listen up! Content, content, content. Content is important. Way ... Read More about 15 Things I’ve Learned About Blogging
Besties, BFF’s, partners in crime—whatever you want to call them, best friends rock. They celebrate our happy moments, hold our hands through the darkness, and let us know in a thousand ways that we are not alone. Best friends make us laugh and they keep us sane. Besties offer comfort when we’re hurting and an oasis of calm when storms are rocking our lives. Best friends are our emotional safe ... Read More about What Is A Best Friend?
“So, you’re on the struggle bus huh?” “OMG Seth, you don’t even know. I left my support system! My friends! I couldn’t wait to move here, and now I’m wondering what the hell I’ve done.” “It was a big move.” “I know…but I had to get away from him…(inaudible words)…he betrayed me! On every single level!” “Yes, he did.” “I just can't be okay with any of that! I keep trying to reconcile it, and I ... Read More about Reclaiming: When You Ride The Struggle Bus