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?
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!
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…
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
Funny you should ask, because everyone close to me, with the exception of my three kids seems to think so. I am literally on the "Highway to Hell".