It’s a Brand New Day

It’s one week after The Desire Course, and what a week it has been!  In the first place, a big “You Go Girl” to the women who participated in the course.  Watching them come in, all shy and nervous, bond with each other over the course of two days, and then blossom...

The Desire Course 3-Pay Plan

There are lots of things that stop us from going after what we want.  I call these the bogeymen of Desire. One of the top five is the fear that what we desire is frivolous and not worth the money.   Today I want to answer both these objections, with some inspiration...

When women compete

  I feel like I’ve written about this before , but it’s bothering me again! My teen-aged daughters watch a TV show called Bad Girls Club.  I can barely stand to be in the same room with this show. It highlights all the worst stereotypes of women, competing over...

The Agony and the Ecstasy

I haven’t written much lately.  I’ve been sad. My nine-year relationship (seven years married) abruptly ended this summer, gradually morphing into a friendship/business relationship. Although my mind knows that it is for the best, my emotional body has had other...

Where’s the joy?

I have a friend who was complaining that her last family vacation was challenging. They had planned the camping trip with great expectation, and then she got to the reality of child wrangling, cooking in the great outdoors, insects etc.  She said in desperation,...

The dog ate my homework

Well, not exactly.  She ate my book bag, destroying the hardware on the strap of my very nice, cushioned laptop carrier. You see, she wanted to go outside, and I was on “a very important conference call,” so I ignored her. Hey, at least she didn’t pee on the rug! ...