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What’s On My Bookshelf?

    This is my current collection of books. I was able to donate 2/3 of my library last year when I moved to New York and the ones that remain are my favorites. Take a look!   PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed How to Be A Person in the World by

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Beware of Men Who Use You for Hits of Connection

  Men who start and stop communication with you are confused about what they want. Do not spend your time wondering why they are doing it or what you can do to change it.   • I’m writing this post with a lot of love for women who are losing their sane, NORMAL expectations about

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LADIES: Hell Yes | Hell No

  No to the man who has a woman at home, but still tries to have you.   No to the man who doesn’t call when he says he will.   No to the man who refuses to figure out what he can contribute to the world.   No to the man who has unresolved

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GENTS: Hell Yes | Hell No

  NO No to the woman who punishes you for the sins of her exes, and excuses it by saying she has ‘trust issues.’   No to the woman who bombs you with her emotional drama, and then glazes over when you talk.   No to the woman whose Daddy is still taking care of

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Letting Go of Phantom Friendships

  A few years ago, I decided to take 12 months off from dating and romantic relationships. It was one of the most “unlike-me” decisions I’ve ever made, but after spending my entire adult life either married or in relationships, I knew I had to do something radical in order to bust out of my

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Ending the Affair That Almost Happened

In all our wrongs, I want to write him in a time where I can find him. Before the tears that came and tore us; when all our history lay spread before us. -Lang Leav, Time Travelers   My darling, Before it even happens, I am writing you to end it. End the affair that

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Your Milk + Honey Mission

Ask yourself: “How am I going to milk the wisdom, goodness, and love out of my life experiences and be honey to the world with it?”   This is your milk + honey mission. • And lemme tell you when this comes in handy. When you’re an under-appreciated employee at a corporate job. When you’re

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The 4 Stages of Masculine Development

  For the past eight years, I’ve been brainstorming for an original concept that would be as wonderful, clear, and concise as Alison Armstrong’s depiction of the stages of masculine development. But really, she has come up with the best road map to help men navigate the stages of their development and explain the “priorities

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Advice For Those Plagued With Writer’s Block

  Here are my favorite quotes and advice!   Selections from Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life. The One-Inch Frame. “The first useful concept is the idea of short assignments. Often when you sit down to write, what you have in mind is an autobiographical novel about your childhood, or

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6 Heart-Centered Ways to Make the Planet Better

  1.  Have the courage to operate in your gifts, in full power, every day. For some that will mean leaving “secure” jobs to start their own business. Some will stay in their corporate job and transform the very foundations, attitudes, and protocols of the 9-5 culture. Some will start a volunteer service or non-profit

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