Anxiety locks us into absolutes. Like dragonflies, we are adaptable.
Never be Afraid to Manifest, Jimmy Fallon Does It
I know the word “manifest” is so overused, your brain is shutting down. But wait. Jimmy Fallon does it. And not in a fru fru West Coast way. Here’s how I found out: NPR replayed a Fresh Air interview with Jimmy Fallon today. For the record, Jimmy never used the word “mainfest,” but he told […]
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, […]
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. […]
How to Build an Emergency Outfit that Will Work in Any Situation
Yes, this post describes how to easily build an emergency outfit, but I thought about calling it “Never make your family late again.” Or “Never nag your family about WHAT TIME WE HAVE TO LEAVE THE HOUSE for four hours, and then make them late… again.” In it, you’ll find a quick system I use to […]