Too busy? Read this.

Several years ago, I stopped answering the question “How are you?” with what had sadly become my standard reply, “I’m great! Just SO busy.” I was, of course, busy. Who isn’t? We live in a culture that’s fully committed to making us feel like if we’re not packing every second of the day with something,…

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Read this before you buy that daily planner…

I have a thing for calendars. And planners. And to do lists. If you give me a stolen 15 minutes, I’m probably going to use it to scribble out a list or a plan on the nearest flat surface or screen. You could rightfully call me a little obsessed. But this thing for planning and…

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Who is getting in the way of your dreams?

Here we are, about to step into a brand new year, the ink still wet on our freshly made promises to ourselves, our minds full of possibilities and potential, and already, cynicism and self-doubt are creeping in. “You are such a mess,” your inner critic chides. “You know you’re not going to stick with this,”…

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A few final words before the holidays

With Christmas just a breath away, nearly every woman I know is hanging on by a thread. We’re done or nearly done with shopping (thank you Amazon Prime), we’ve settled the score with UPS and FedEx, we’ve baked and cleaned and wrapped and picked out something for everyone in the house to wear to church…

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