Have you ever left a relationship feeling angry, frustrated, let down? Did you find yourself lashing out - unable to resist pressing the "send" key and unleashing a vitriolic email or text to your ex? Chances are, sending that nasty email felt really good in the moment. But maybe that feeling of . . .
So long 2015 - the year of splits - at least as far as Hollywood goes. Ben and Jen. Gavin and Gwen. Miranda and Blake. Emma (Stone) and Andrew (Garfield). Done. Which is why I want to talk about break-ups, and how if you have recently gone through one, it's important to get some perspective before . . .
Some lessons keep cropping up in my life, challenging me over and over again. Learning to let go is one of them. It sounds Zen, doesn't it? Like if you just took a couple of deep breaths while sitting cross-legged on a beach somewhere, all of your frustrations would just melt away. But we know life . . .
Break-ups suck. And they always seem to come at the worst times. It's like your significant other is standing around waiting for you to get fired from your job or for your grandmother to enter the hospital before he drops the break-up bomb on you. Why am I writing about break-ups? I've had . . .
When I was growing up, my Italian grandmother used to come and visit us in Houston during summers and holidays. I loved my grandmother. She always smelled good and carried little lemon drops in her purse for me. We played together and cooked together. However, when I didn't want to do something she . . .
I'm pretty easily frustrated. I like to be on task, with things moving forward quickly and easily. Of course, that rarely happens in life. Usually the unexpected delays and emergencies hit us when we're most anxious to move forward. Even the little things that prevent me from doing what I need to do . . .