September is self-improvement month. Usually, we think of personal goals we can set for ourselves - losing weight, getting more in shape, pursuing career goals, organizing a desk or closet. But how often do you think about how to improve how you date? This month, I'd like to focus on how . . .
In honor of Brene Brown's new book Braving the Wilderness hitting the shelves today, I want to talk about her signature subject: fear and vulnerability. For me, these two things are inextricably intertwined with Failure. Failure with a capital F. Failure is something I strive to avoid at all . . .
Like most of us, I'm deeply horrified and saddened by the events that transpired this past weekend in Charlottesville. This kind of hate should not have a platform. And the fact that white supremacists - people who do nothing but feed hate - dubbed the awful rally as part of the "summer of hate" is . . .
I'm so pleased to announce the release of my new ebook, The Breakup Guide: Practical Advice for Letting Go and Moving On! It is exclusively available on Kindle in eBook format. This mini ebook came from struggles I've had with major transitions, including breakups, career changes, and moving from . . .
On the heels of a break-up, I booked a solo trip to go hiking in New Zealand. I needed a fresh start, a break from my life as a couple – something to lift me out of my depressed state, which felt like a tidal wave engulfing me. My career had stalled, my relationship was over, and half of my thirties . . .
Mastering the art of confrontation has eluded me for years. The art of confrontation has eluded me for years. I can't describe how hard it is for me. The physical effect it has on me. My mouth goes dry, my throat tightens, I feel my voice shake. I don't mean normal, daily confrontation (like when . . .