Today I drove to a New Jersey beach at a ludicrously early hour, ensuring there wouldn’t be many other surfers. I can’t steer. Yet. I stood on my first wave less than 18 months ago. That was in warm, sunny Costa Rica, at Witch’s Rock Surf Camp. You must drop everything and go there, actually. Find […]
How a Dragonfly can Help Those With Anxiety
Anxiety locks us into absolutes. Like dragonflies, we are adaptable.
Easy Meditation: The Lazy Woman’s Way to Meditate Daily
Easy meditation: It’s a bit of an oxymoron. I’ve been trying to start a meditation practice for at least a decade. Certainly since Eat, Pray Love came out, and that was 2006. I had plenty of starts and stops, but when a new challenge arises, like moving, having a baby, or starting a new job, […]
10 Quotes About Fashion That Don’t Suck
Quotes about fashion are meant to be inspiring. I’m a fan of anything that encourages people to show their individuality. I am not a fan the snobbishness that is so often the undercurrent of what’s being said in fashion publications. This is nothing new. Mainstream fashion media feeds off this attitude, probably because it works. […]
Anxiety Survival Guide: Fight Panic Attacks like Dementors
If you don’t know what Dementors are, you aren’t cut out to be a reader of this blog. We are about to get very geeky. I’m re-reading “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban,” where Dementors are introduced to the series. I find it comforting to re-read, or partially re-read Harry Potters before bed when […]
I Ate a Whole Box of Mac n Cheese, Now What?
I ate a whole box of Mac n Cheese the other night. We all do it. They key, my friends, is to acknowledge and move on. It’s what resilience is all about. If you’re like me, you made the mac n cheese out of sheer exhaustion, with the intent of eating a normal, single human amount. […]