Keep in mind that it is OK to fail — at relationships, getting into a first choice college, not getting that job you really want or making a high school team.
Legacy. It’s such a big word and it makes me feel old. Even though I am in my second act, I don’t want to think about what my legacy will be. However, it can no longer be ignored.
When the decision came last month, she was more nervous than I had ever seen her. She and I sat in front of her computer screen while her sister videoed us. We decided that if the news was bad, the video would be deleted immediately.
Research has shown that making attainable small changes, or “mini-habits” are key in building up toward a healthier lifestyle.
Fourteen months after Steve’s death, I was fixed up with a man named Eric Goldstein. At six foot-three, with dark skin and thick black hair, he looked nothing like Steve.
Getting sober was hard. It sucked. Because I had to work at it. I had to be uncomfortable, I had to be sad, and mad and humble.
The time that I wasted cleaning would have been better spent chilling with my toddlers even one minute more. Kids grow up so darn fast.
This year, I want a calm that persists for longer than a few minutes. I’d like a time of stillness to reflect on the season without it rushing past so quickly,and the opportunity to appreciate all the gifts of this particular time of life.
It’s exciting and scary and a bit overwhelming. You’re armed with your college acceptance letters but now how do you choose which one is for you? How do you find that elusive “fit?”