Journaling Prompts for the Equinox

Journaling Prompts for the Equinox

While it’s folklore that you can balance an egg on its end only during the Equinox, this magical time of the year is perfect for thinking about balance in our lives. In the Pacific Northwest, where I live, balance can be seemingly hard to come by. July sees the...
What Do You Really Want?

What Do You Really Want?

When was the last time you asked yourself what you really want? We are a society of people pleasers and caregivers. Women especially tend to fall into this trap – we are used to putting everyone’s needs before our own. It’s practically part of the...
How to Accept Criticism, Gracefully

How to Accept Criticism, Gracefully

When I moved to the West Coast from Boston, I went through an awkward adjustment period. Seattleites are notoriously polite. They like to discuss the weather at length. Complete strangers greet one another on the sidewalk for no good reason. You can sit at a four-way...
The One Conversation You Need to Have

The One Conversation You Need to Have

If we want to have happier, more fulfilling lives, we need to focus on consistently making small changes and removing tiny barriers to success. I’ve decided to make Friday the day of Micro Goals. Here’s a journaling task for you to try over the weekend....
What Kind of Genius Are You?

What Kind of Genius Are You?

Like every eight-year-old girl in 1984, I wanted a Barbie Dream House for Christmas. Three floors of Pepto-Bismol pink plastic, a roof that cranked open, stainless steel appliances and granite slab counters. Maybe a dedicated bedroom for Barbie’s Afghan Hound....