Pick Myself Up, Dust Myself Off, & Start Over Again

A Brief Hiatus and Time to Regroup Hello again my friends. It has been a few weeks since I’ve written a new post, and I want to take this opportunity to explain. At this point in time, I probably don’t have enough readership for too many people to have noticed the disruption in my otherwise …

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Please, Don’t Try to Fix Me

Have you ever confided in a friend or family member about something upsetting, only to walk away from the conversation feeling worse than at the outset? I know I have...Despite the fact that I, too, am guilty of at times responding by suggesting possible solutions when loved ones tell me about their problems, I can say with certainty: it is the wrong approach.

That’s Me in the Spotlight

Thoughts on Performance Anxiety Once upon a time, in a decade long, long ago, I was a competitive figure skater (OK, it wasn't that long ago, but it certainly feels that way to me). Even though it has been many years since I laced up my skates and stepped onto the ice, I can still …

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Let It Go, Let It Go. . .

Rethinking Social Comparisons This past week, I took Little Man to his first music class through our park district. Lately, he's been acting a bit shy when I take him to new places, so I really wasn't sure what to expect. I know he likes music, though, and he does the cutest head-bobbing when he's …

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