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Objects in mirror…

January 30, 2013 by  
Filed under On Life

I have a tendency to look at my fears through the same convex lens as a passenger side mirror. Treating them as though they’re closer than they appear…

The day I got an email from The Today Show and then nothing happened, or The Third Time Is The Charm

December 20, 2011 by  
Filed under On Life

The next media giant that contacts me, I’ll get on a plane, take a week off, move whatever mountain I need to move to make it happen because I am determined that, for me at least, the third time will be the charm.

Stronger than our fears

August 23, 2010 by  
Filed under On Life

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.” Ambrose Redmoon Over the last few weeks I’ve been presented with a few opportunities that seem to be answers to prayers. But as is often the case with me, opportunity never comes alone.  I often invite […]

If only things were…

July 26, 2010 by  
Filed under On Life

I’m usually the “everything that’s supposed to happen does” person but lately I’ve been dealing with a little of the “if onlys” – If only I had more money, if only things had gone this way instead of that, if only I’d have had this or done that by the time I turned 40. If only things were different.

“I’ll be 40 soon and never been in a relationship”: A reader’s story

April 14, 2010 by  
Filed under On Life, On Relationships

Thus begins one of the most heartfelt comments we’ve ever received on the site. It was made in response to our Relationship 2.0: Love, fear and everything in between post, and it struck a chord with us as I’m sure it will with you.

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