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 . . .
A friend of mine recently reached out to me about another friend - let's call him Jake. Jake had fallen for a woman he met online, who seemed perfect for him. She was smart, pretty, funny, kind - they had amazing chemistry. There was just one problem: her dating deal-breaker. Money. $$. The root of . . .
Generally speaking, I don't think many of us like cleaning house. I have a couple of friends who enjoy it and do it like every other day (which seems pathological), but personally it takes a lot for me to clean a toilet bowl or dust a bookshelf. I could be doing better things with my time. Plus, we . . .
I'm a sucker for a good story, especially if it's true. I was looking through my Twitter stream when I came across Torre DeRoche's blog, aka @FearfulGirl. Since she was writing about fear, I had to investigate. It's one of my favorite subjects, fear. I'm weird like that. As it turns out, she had . . .
I've never believed time limits us. I'm a late bloomer, and have been all my life. I don't see that changing, nor do I want it to. I like taking my time and figuring things out instead of rushing into something out of fear. I like learning, and I like the search for things or people who are . . .
A reader recently shared her conflicted feelings about dating an older man: I’ve been dating a guy that is 20 years older than me. I’m 28. I never saw myself being with someone so much older but since I’ve met him, I’ve never been happier. Older men are not always looking for a younger women . . .