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I’m a full-time writer/editor with a diverse client roster. I write for doctors, life coaches, conservative business owners, and media companies with varying standards and style guides. All day, every day I cater to these folks, crafting content that meets their respective needs. Enter this blog -- my breathing space. It’s where I strip off ...

A Rant About Resolutions and My Goals for 2016

It’s that time of year. I’m up a few pounds, down a few bucks. I’ve eaten my share and then some of Christmas cookies and boxed chocolates. I’ve spent more than I budgeted on seasonal trinkets and gifts for the fam. So let the resolutions roll out. Which aspect of my life should I revamp? ...

5 Reasons You Should Become a Quitter

Quitting has a negative connotation. It not only defies my loyal Libra instincts, it's long been ingrained in my mind that winners never quit; quitters never win.  My yoga life has taught me better, however. Why I'm Cool With Quitting I've been clocking a lot of quits lately. I'm a week into self-employment (yup, I'm doing this ...

How to Make Your Own Rules and Live Your Best Life

I recently had a conversation with someone about the ridiculous rules our parents imposed on us in childhood. I recalled my ten-year-old-self squirming at the table with a glass of warm milk. The family dog couldn't help me, as he had with the chunks of beef I would pass him when parental eyes averted. So ...

How to Let Failure Feed Your Soul

I was fired from my job. Not for lack of effort or enthusiasm; not because I was tardy or talked with my mouth full of food. I didn’t do anything obnoxious, offensive, or ridiculous. It was business. Immediately after that uncomfortable conversation with my boss, who was so damn cordial, kind, and apologetic, I called my ...

Why Comparisons are Crushing You, and How to Fix it

Healthy competition is cool, but comparisons can crush us. So if you do one good thing for yourself today, do this: Remember what you have to offer. Let me say that again with some emphasis: remember what YOU have to offer. That means you stop looking around the room and thinking destructive little thoughts, such ...