Stop multi-tasking. It’s not a thing.

multi-tasking

Multi-tasking has long been thought to be the litmus test of how we measure the ability to be productive. Corporate America has required this enigmatic skill for decades, which is why, being the not-so-Spring-chicken that I am, I assumed that Read More …

Check me out on Scary Mommy today! – Confessions of a Worrying Mother

You can read this post over on Scary Mommy! *This post appeared on Scary Mommy Sept. 10, 2015 Growing up, I went to Catholic school, dutifully and regularly going to confession wherein we admitted our wrong-doings to the priest. I’ll Read More …

This Earth Day, get grounded. Literally.

“Earth’s crammed with heaven… But only he who sees, takes off his shoes.” – Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Aurora Leigh Our topic for 1000 Voices for Compassion (http://1000voicesspeak.org/) this month is Nurturing. In honor of Earth Day coming up this week on Read More …

Eating Kale Feels Like I Hate Myself

***Previously published post*** Any of my close friends would be able to testify to the fact that I’m always just ending or about to start some kind of health kick. Either a specific diet, cleanse, or naturo-organic-sustainable-vegan-green-local-farm-to-table-hippie-tastes-like-hay-type-of-thing. The problem I Read More …

Why Stillness Scares Us – The Rejection of Silence

Silence. Stillness. It’s what we crave when we escape to the beach, the woods and the mountains.  It’s why we prefer “private” balconies, back yards and islands. Silence is what we instinctively seek when we need to “clear our heads” Read More …