Just Say Yes

It was a rough start to the trip this morning. As we took off through a barricade of storms in Atlanta, the plane once again bobbed and weaved through the turbulence, sending me once again to the edge. Zero visibility blinded my view and brought on panic. Meanwhile, my brave daughter next to me could … More Just Say Yes

Fake News

Cognitive distortions. What are they? Why are they important? Are you speaking Italian?!! “Cognitive distortions are simply ways that our mind convinces us of something that isn’t really true. These inaccurate thoughts are usually used to reinforce negative thinking or emotions — telling ourselves things that sound rational and accurate, but only make us feel … More Fake News

Lift the Shade

Happy New Year! After realizing that it was January 3rd and my outdoor Christmas lights were still on, I reluctantly pulled the plug and slowly started the process of un-decorating.  It’s been frigid cold here in the Southeast (they are predicting snow in Savannah!!!) and it’s been pajamas for days here in the house. The … More Lift the Shade

Up in the Air

*Fear of flying continues to be one of the most common anxieties today. I wrote this post a couple of months ago while flying home to Atlanta from Jacksonville, FL. I know that all you fearful flyers will be able to relate! I’m working on it…and I know you are too! With every flight I … More Up in the Air

What if You Fly?

The last time I flew in an airplane, I wrote my heart out for two hours straight. But when I failed to realize that my phone coverage didn’t extend beyond my home country, consequently, all was lost.   What I did realize, however, is that despite my loss, the benefit from the process still remained. … More What if You Fly?

A Loss of Words

I did it.  I wrote the most soulful, harrowing, genuine, clarity-filled post I had ever written.  And then I lost it.  As we prepared for our upcoming anniversary trip down here to Tulum, Mexico (where I sit at this very moment, absorbed in a tropical beach-dream come true), I had been planning to write this … More A Loss of Words