Above all, resolve to love yourself.

Above all, resolve to love yourself.

Today is a good day. How can it not be? My eyes opened. I drew conscious breath. My feet hit the floor. Today is a day of promise. It’s one that lends us optimism to be new. To feel differently. To achieve more. To own more of our inborn happiness. It’s...

Merry Excessmas

Today is a good day. My throat hurts. I have a cough. My face feels like it’s cast in plaster. But this morning, my eyes opened and my feet hit the floor. So I’m making today a good day if it takes every last bit of ache-riddled strength I have. I...
A right-now attitude of gratitude

A right-now attitude of gratitude

Today is a good day. I’ve set my intention for this season to be present in each moment. When the holidays roll around, it’s easy for me to get caught up in the hubbub and be lured by expectations. Sound familiar? You too? We want everything to be perfect...
Getting naked

Getting naked

Today is a good day. I survived my first moments of public nakedness (launching my blog for all the world to see). And it got me thinking… Being physically naked is something that’s typically private. And shared only with the person (persons?) you feel...
I quit. And it changed my life.

I quit. And it changed my life.

Today is a good day. For so many reasons, but also simply because I am healthy and happy today. Nine months ago, I smoked my last cigarette. It was the last puff in a 21-year relationship with smoking. I thought I was just quitting a bad habit. I thought it would be...