Beginnings, Dreams, Journaling, Positive thoughts

Shiny Happy People – can I be one of them?

This positive thinking is harder than I thought it would be.  I have always thought of myself as a fairly cheerful morning person. Or at least that is what other grumpier non-morning people have told me when I tried to strike up a conversation first thing in the morning with them. Just short of telling me… Continue reading Shiny Happy People – can I be one of them?

Dreams, Positive thoughts

Adversity and Setbacks Don’t Have to Define You!

Last night, I watched helplessly as my favorite team in the NFL took a horrendous beatdown from start to finish.  I couldn't help but think of those guys feeling down on themselves and wished I could have said to them: "This one game doesn't define you guys!! It's just week 1 - there's a lot… Continue reading Adversity and Setbacks Don’t Have to Define You!

Dreams

How Did I Wind Up Here? and other questions I keep asking myself…

Here I am, knocking on 49’s door and I find myself asking myself “How did I wind up here?” daily. No college degree (YET!), overweight (despite surgery – NOT a foolproof solution kids!), unemployed (I suspect my spicy attitude and mouth finally hit their adorable limit this time), living on my in-laws property in a… Continue reading How Did I Wind Up Here? and other questions I keep asking myself…

Mean Girls, Unpopular, Work Sucks

The Art of Triangulated Conversations and Micromanagement 101

Such a loaded blog post. Let's see... I've learned a lot about these types of conversations in the past 9 months. I've heard rumors of them, I've been the subject of them, I've been informed of them and have even observed them firsthand. What I've learned is this - the words "triangulated conversation" are just… Continue reading The Art of Triangulated Conversations and Micromanagement 101