The Only Self-Care Question You Need to Ask

The Only Self-Care Question You Need to Ask

I am, admittedly, not very good at self-care. That whole “put on your own oxygen mask before assisting others” symbolism. Maybe it’s because I’ve always associated self-care with self-indulgence. It’s easy to see why – nearly every...
Thankful to Be So Unlucky

Thankful to Be So Unlucky

The email came from a former colleague, one who has struggled to find her footing since being downsized several years ago. “You’re one of the lucky ones,” she wrote. “I’m glad to see things worked out so well for you.” I read the...
Standing On Your Own Two Feet

Standing On Your Own Two Feet

I don’t typically take pictures of my feet. And I certainly don’t post them where people will see them. Who does that?  Why do that? Allow me to explain… I snapped this photo nearly three years ago, on the night before I was to undergo double-foot...
When Work No Longer Works

When Work No Longer Works

  Like many women I know, I am wired to work. Driven, I would describe myself. Committed, I’ve been called. Ambitious, I’ve heard them say, sometimes in a way that makes it sound less like a positive quality and more of a character flaw. No matter, I...