You Can’t Have It All (And That’s OK)

You Can’t Have It All (And That’s OK)

With a childhood in the 70’s and an adolescence in the 80’s, I grew up with the song from the Enjoli ad in my head as the mantra about what a modern woman should be. As the sexy blonde sang about how you can have it all, fueled by the magic 24-hour perfume, I bought...
Instagram Perfect is an Unrealistic Expectation

Instagram Perfect is an Unrealistic Expectation

Let’s be honest: most of us have a love/hate relationship with social media. There’s no doubt it’s here to stay and there’s no question in my mind that what we see in our various feeds influence us. Over the last few years, the topic of managing social media from how...
Why Awareness is Worth the Trouble

Why Awareness is Worth the Trouble

When it comes to living a life you love, one of the first pieces of advice I give is to dive into your own self-awareness. Yes, even though it not always easy to look in the mirror and see who we are, warts and all. You may be asking why awareness, then, is worth the...
Self-Care for the Holidays (and Beyond)

Self-Care for the Holidays (and Beyond)

If the song tells us that this is the “most wonderful time of the year,” then why are so many folks so stressed out? In all the attempts to create the Best Holiday Yet, every bit of self-care gets thrown out the window. Even for those of us who work in the...
Be Wise Enough to Change the Conversation

Be Wise Enough to Change the Conversation

I cut my teeth on the rules of polite southern hospitality. Whether you were the hostess or a guest, it was a responsibility in a social gathering to share sparkling anecdotes and witty conversations. The wisest, most charming, and well mannered folks knew when to...

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