Shame on You- Shame on Me: Why You Should Share Your Stories of Shame

Shame is the intensely painful feeling or experience of believing we are flawed and therefore unworthily of acceptance or belonging. Women often experience shame when they are entangled in a web of layered, conflicting and competing social community expectation. Shame creates feelings of fear, blame and disconnection. – Brene Brown, 2012 ( I Thought It… Read more

You’re The Average Of The Five People You Spend The Most Time With

You’re The Average Of The Five People You Spend The Most Time With – Jim Rohn Does this include children? Does the motivational speaker Jim Rohn include mothers who have children, especially younger children, in his conclusive thought? If so, I am the average age my two kids aged 1 and 3 respectively, my husband,… Read more

“You know my name, but that doesn’t mean you know my story”

It was a cold fall night when I was underneath my cozy blankets so excited I had time to veg on the couch when my phone started BLOWING UP. “Turn it on PBS!!!!”, “You have to watch this documentary ‘Half the Sky’”. Texts, WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter were all updating with gut wrenching stories documented… Read more

Keeping up with the Kardashian’s and My Daughter’s Teacher

My daughter’s teacher is a gorgeous, young, vibrant woman with charisma oozing out of her ears – we will call her Suriya. She is so bright and full of energy just being around her will lift your spirit.  With her amazing smile Suriya asked me what I was doing on the weekend in our usual… Read more

Why am I SO scared of Mediocrity?

More and more I have noticed this phrase popping up around the Internet, “…do not fall into the trap of mediocrity…” It seems to be everywhere…or it seems to be what I am noticing more and more. As a result the voice in my head screaming, “ YOU ARE BECOMING MEDIOCRE…QUICK DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT.… Read more