Unless you - like my daughters - long for snow, Michigan winters can be draining. Months of freezing temperatures and cloudy skies can put even the happiest person in a crappy mood. This week, that person in a bad mood has been me. While this winter hasn't been as bad as winters past (knock on … Continue reading Got The Winter Blues? Try These Pick Me Ups.
Being an adult is no easy task. I mean, you have to feed and bathe yourself. Go to work. Make your own doctor and dentist appointments. File your own taxes. Add a significant other, or a kid or two - or more- and it's even harder trying to keep other people fed, clothed, bathed, healthy … Continue reading Being An Adult Is Hard. Reward Yourself.
I'm sitting at a small corner table in Panera Bread alone - just me, my computer and a spicy Thai chicken salad. My husband and kids are off on an adventure of their own, so I decided to come grab lunch and do some writing. There was a time not too long ago when … Continue reading Why Dating Yourself Is Actually Good For Your Health
I recently found myself upstairs, sitting on my bedroom floor crying over a Hot Pocket. And this was not a little cry; I was full-on bawling. Now, I say I was crying over a Hot Pocket. But the Hot Pocket really just accelerated the fuse that was already slowly burning. Have you ever thought about … Continue reading This Week In Self-Care