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Did you attend a “how to be a loving partner who is emotionally fluent, secure, and objective” course? I sure as hell did not. And rarely does my partner follow the commonly-accepted-in-my-brain operations manual on how one should conduct himself in a relationship. Learning on...

Money CAN sometimes buy happiness in the form of products and services that solve problems, make life a little smoother, save time or bring you joy. Some of my all-time favorites and a couple of new discoveries AND the issues they solve. Phone dip Problem it solves:  No...

It is only when we think about something that the suffering begins. Consider: if you didn’t yet know your loved one was in a deadly car accident, would you be heartbroken? Awareness and the application of attention are internal responses to an external event. This, in theory,...

"I feel beautiful, just as I am right now." "I am on a journey of continuous discovery of my vast worth, unique gifts, and the best ways to use them in this life." "If other people notice or approve, that's a secondary bonus, but I am focused...

Yes! I’m ready to start my own business! I know I need a business license. (Did you know you’ll need one for each locality you plan to transact in?) Google: (your city + Business License) to get specifics. I know I need a separate bank account. (Please...

Oh, I know. There are many valid reasons to not even consider starting a business.I already have my career.Business is risky. Don’t 90% of people fail, or something horrific like that? I don’t want to set myself up for a failure.I don’t have a business...

Invite from a girlfriend for cocktails, shit-talk, and delicious-yet-gut-bomb-ish food? Slept in and blew off the 8 a.m. yoga class you booked when you were feeling aspirational?Co-parent shirks his responsibilities (again) and it feels justified to erupt all over him?You made dinner, cleaned the house, shaved...

Have you ever struggled to follow through on a shiny new and improved habit or to take action toward a desired goal or life change?Does the siren call of Netflix and ice cream stall you in your tracks? Or have you used up your daily...

Are you excited to have your 31-year-old living at home with you, while you do his laundry and pay for his cell phone?Or do you love picking up your 9-year-old at 1 a.m. from a sleepover because they had a nightmare?Or sending your tween to...

This is not a post to debate whether fat is good or bad for you or to dive deeper into which fats are evil and which are nice. I am not a dietitian; nor do I suspect they have all the answers. Personally, it became a...