“You Should Smile More”

“You Should Smile More”

There is nothing I hate more than being told to smile. Actually, I take that back. There’s much I hate more than that. Like when the cat yaks a hairball onto the freshly washed down comforter. Or when someone cuts me off and then takes the parking spot I had my...
Have No Happy? 5 Ways to Make Time for Joy

Have No Happy? 5 Ways to Make Time for Joy

18 months ago I was Very Busy. But Not Very Happy. I was waking up bleary-eyed and arriving at work before 5 am, pushing through a whirlwind of a day that continued well into the evening. Outside of work, I was drowning in the deluge of demands of parenting and some...
Do You Have Frowny Work Face?

Do You Have Frowny Work Face?

  This is a picture of me. No, not the happy, smiling lady featured in front.  She was among the interviewees for a behind-the-scenes segment at the NBA Finals, ecstatic to be there. I’m the other woman.  The one with the credentials around my neck,...