How to Turn Failure and Baggage into Opportunities

How to Turn Failure and Baggage into Opportunities

Use last night’s fireworks as a reminder that you are free to reach any goal you set, no matter what failures loom on the horizon. Four summers ago, on a roof with my now-husband, I set myself up for failure.  My husband and I have a ritual. Every summer we write out personal goals we want to reach. Then, […]

A desperate freelancer never gets booked

A desperate freelancer never gets booked

Man I really need this gig! If I don’t book this, what will people think? What will they say? How will I live with myself? However extreme, we’ve all been here. Freelancing gig to gig, we depend on client calls and checks to feel stable and secure. We set a goal to land five more gigs, and our […]

YES MEANS NO, when it comes to life purpose

YES MEANS NO, when it comes to life purpose

“Yes makes people happy. No makes me happy.”  My man Jake said this at dinner last night, and the table laughed with a “that is so true” chuckle. It is true. Saying no to the obligations and expectations of others is freeing. It sets a boundary and declares who we are, and more importantly, who we are not. Take […]