be your authentic self

F*ck you …Thank you

I'm a solid 6. Of course, there's no universally delineated scale to measure something as intangible and subjective as to how we're feeling, how happy we are or how in love we are with our life. I'm going to go out on a bit of a woo-woo limb here, though, to tell you...

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The legacy of a childless woman

Just like one of my all-time favourite movies “Pain and Gain,” it might be hard to believe… but what follows is based on a true story. “Hi. My name is Patricia. I need a codependent agreement, please.” No, I was not attending an AA meeting. Though I wouldn’t fault you...

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Mom & my mid-life crisis

Aren’t there just certain things in this world that we feel we have to be grateful for? And doesn’t it usually take a minute to come up with a reason why? Because, right off the hop, frankly, they pretty much suck big-time? Taxes …because that means we have an income....

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My Dirty Little Secret

"They” say -- yes, the supposedly ever-wise “they” – that “I am” are two of the most powerful words you can put out to the Universe. Because what comes after them forms your reality. Well, I am… a fraud. Yeah, doesn’t that statement just want to catch in the ol’...

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Mother’s Day Hangover

Don’t bears use up their fat reserves when they hibernate? Anyway… This is not the blog post I intended to come out of my self-imposed fall, winter AND spring isolation with. (But stay tuned for that coming soon) Plus, #I NEVER rant I do have a Twitter account, but I...

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The Contradiction

You: “Leave me the hell alone.” That voice in your head: “be careful what you wish for.” You: “No! Wait…” You’d sure like to know what is going on with you, wouldn’t you? You judge your own past as some sorry tale of exactly what NOT to do to have happy relationships....

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7 Days to a More Confident You

7 Days to a More Confident You Why have you totally turtled? I mean, there you were… Puttering merrily along. Doing your thing. Feeling good. Feeling actually quite confident. Being busy just being you. Confidently being you. Until… bam! Whether you felt it sneaking...

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