Things You Should Get Credit For More Often

Being on time. Being five minutes early. Being five minutes early with cookies for everyone! Eating three meals a day. Eating three meals a day that have nutritional value. Wearing sunscreen. Walking in heels. Running. Sweating but not smelling. Calling your loved ones. Writing letters. Writing emails. AWESOME GRAMMAR. STELLAR SPELLING. Avoiding the overuse of […]

Perfection Fremenkshun

You should never not do what you want. It can make you real grumpy. I am a firm believer in letting hobbies feel like your life. Sometimes, letting that community theatre gig or Zumba class take up more space in your brain than schoolwork or your desk job makes the days go a little smoother. […]

The Red Lipstick Effect

Sometimes, I wake up and I want to be anyone but myself. Myself has to change out of my pajamas to go to work; myself has terrifying deadlines; myself has acne (which doesn’t make sense, since I think my voice changed over a decade ago).  Of course, it is embarrassing to not want to be […]

Things You Should Hear More Often

Do you use whitening toothpaste? Your skin looks flawless. I thought you must run or lift weights or something. Your arms look skinny. I wish I could pull off those pants. [This can mean two things.] He will never get over you. How did you manage to straighten your hair when you have to wake […]