The Unexpected Side Effect of Achieving a Big Goal

Goals excite me. Like, a lot. I can't think of a time in my life that I wasn't working towards a goal. Some were small, like learning how to make a mean mushroom risotto or creating a product to sell on Teachers Pay Teachers. Others were considerably bigger and more time-consuming, like training for a …

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When the cast of Schitt’s Creek helps you make an announcement, you know you’re kind of a big deal

Well hello there, you gorgeous thing, you! It's been awhile. Did you miss me? Because I sure missed you. You might be thinking: 'Well, then, spend more time here, DUMMY. It's YOUR blog.' And that would be fair. Those of you who have been with me for awhile know that I started this blog initially …

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Here’s What I Know About Writing a Book

Admittedly, very little. I've flirted with the idea of writing a book for a long time. Not because I think I'm a gifted wordsmith or because I love the act of writing. I'm not. I don't. I'm usually pretty good at abandoning grandiose goals when they get too hard, or when the consistency required to …

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September Energy

Friends, do you make New Year's resolutions? I usually do. Setting goals is my superpower. Come January 1st, I am armed with my list of things I will conquer in the next 365 days: everything from fitness challenges to financial ambitions to travel plans. Not all my goals are lofty; one year I resolved to …

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My Week as an Instagram Star

What is your why? Is it just me, or is this question everywhere these days? I am hearing it on the regular at the moment. TedTalks, Instagram stories, Husband. At a staff meeting about 10 years ago, our new principal was introducing herself. Along with some general details about her life and career, she also …

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