I’m a Disaster

Things I Am Tired Of

May 23, 2012

being frantically busy at work two year old defiance taxes gas prices my inability to write anything of substance here the disaster that is my skin in the last 2 months seeing untalented hacks get success while talented people languish the phrase “mommy wars” Joffrey’s smug little face dealing with grown up manager stuff at […]

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I Am Learning

May 4, 2012

**How to put myself first **How to stop saying yes when I mean no **How to start saying yes even when I feel like I shouldn’t **How to be patient and wait for the right things instead of jumping on the easy things **How to be selfish occasionally **How to be in the moment **How […]

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The Beauty of Sleep

April 20, 2012

Last night, I got the most incredible night of sleep I’ve had in a long time. I went to bed early, and I slept alllllllll night long, and when I woke up this morning my first thought was: “oh, wow, I forgot how this feels.” It’s been so long since I’ve woken up feeling rested […]

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You, My Friend, Are Awesome

April 6, 2012

So after I wrote my confessional about compliments, a thought stuck with me all day. I kept coming back to this idea that, beyond having other people compliment us, it can be hard to think of ourselves in complimentary ways. That’s really the crux of what I was getting at, wasn’t it? That I don’t […]

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On Compliments and Self-Esteem

April 4, 2012

Sitting on a squishy couch (how cliche, I think at times), facing the woman who is helping me see myself. The sun filters in through a window and I stare at the line in the carpet where shadow turns to light as she says, “You’re not very good with hearing compliments, are you?” And I […]

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