Rejection, Resilience and Being Real: #JeannieMai Mentioned my Blog on @TheRealDaytime (AHH!) and How She Inspires Us All Through Her Divorce

Ok.  *Breathe*  First thing’s first… I wrote a blog post on Friday.  This happened on Monday: The post above is the toned-down version of my first post: When her voice cracked and she started to choke up and I heard her say my name and look straight into the camera, it sent shivers down my … Continue reading Rejection, Resilience and Being Real: #JeannieMai Mentioned my Blog on @TheRealDaytime (AHH!) and How She Inspires Us All Through Her Divorce

When Your Partner Wants to Have a Baby But You Don’t: The Case of #JeannieMai and Why I Saw Her Divorce Coming

Update: Jeannie mentioned this post on her show! I went out on a date (go me!!) but came home to news more shocking than my love life: Jeannie Mai is getting a divorce. Now, I don’t know Jeannie Mai and I’m not her publicist and she has never confided to me the reasons for her … Continue reading When Your Partner Wants to Have a Baby But You Don’t: The Case of #JeannieMai and Why I Saw Her Divorce Coming

It’s Not You: Why We Need to Stop Blaming Ourselves for Every Little Thing

I had a major epiphany last week.  Are you ready for it? It’s not you. It’s not me. I am actually not necessarily the cause of all of my problems. Some of you probably just read that and thought “duh,” but this was an earth-shattering, ground-breaking revelation for me. I know I wrote about something … Continue reading It’s Not You: Why We Need to Stop Blaming Ourselves for Every Little Thing

What if We Thought About the Potential Answers to our Questions Before We Asked Them?

What if we thought about the potential answers to our questions before we asked them? What if we really thought about our questions and how personal or intrusive they could be if asked? What if we took a moment to conjure or imagine the responses that our questions could elicit, even though they may be … Continue reading What if We Thought About the Potential Answers to our Questions Before We Asked Them?