My Anxiety’s Name is Rita

My Anxiety’s Name is Rita

My chest is tightening and I can tell that my breathing is shallow.  I feel the knot in my chest wind its way up into my throat.  My hands start to tingle and my eyes start to burn as I fight back the tears.  How can I stop this from happening?  I didn’t used to […]

Can We Talk About AHA Moments?

Can We Talk About AHA Moments?

Hopefully at some point in our lives we have one…you know…that AHA moment. That, “holy-crap-how-come-I-didn’t-know-this-earlier” epiphany. Well, I’ve been told there is a formula for an authentic AHA moment, but it seems to me that the equation is not balanced (look at me using math words, LOL). So let’s explore what it means to have […]

Confession of a Girlfriend Avoider

Confession of a Girlfriend Avoider

Image Credit – Shutterstock I’m ashamed of myself.  I’m ashamed of my silly behavior yesterday and the crappy example I set for my daughters.  And even though I told them the story without shame, they were quick to point out how immature and ridiculously I behaved. I fell victim to what I call the “girlfriend […]