Musings

Settling down is not the same as settling.

I’ve noticed a trend among young women who think that “settling down” is the same as “settling.” I am here to set the record straight. You are settling when you: Marry someone who looks good on paper, but with whom you are not head over heels in love. Marry someone because you’re afraid no one… Read More Settling down is not the same as settling.

Musings

Too Many Causes

There are so many causes to fight for. I feel pulled towards causes about birth interventions, childhood cancer, child abuse, poverty, providing food to those in need, healthy food and obesity, money — how to help people be more fiscally responsible, how to help the government be more fiscally responsible, race equality, gender equality, toxic… Read More Too Many Causes

Musings

How to dig yourself out of a great big hole

Last week, I talked about being overwhelmed after coming off a down period. I have been working fervently to get ahead and make progress, but I always feel like I’m behind. The harder I work, the more behind I feel. Do you ever feel like that? Overwhelmed to the point where you just want to bury… Read More How to dig yourself out of a great big hole

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Let imperfection ring!

In the book “Make it Happen,” author Lara Casey talks about how showing your imperfections can cause a domino effect, helping others feel more comfortable and content in their own imperfections. “‘She is imperfect and content, so maybe I could be too.’” The juxtaposition of the words “imperfect” and “content” caught me off guard, meaning… Read More Let imperfection ring!

Musings

Five levels of why

Whenever I’m struggling with a potentially life-changing decision, my husband brings up the five levels of why. Like an inquisitive four-year-old, you keep asking “Why?” to get to the real root of the issue.I recently brought up the idea/fantasy about I recently brought up the idea/fantasy about hiring out some basic household tasks. I usually… Read More Five levels of why