I’ve been on a Brené Brown kick lately. Although I have been familiar with her work, and loved her viral TedTalk, and hadn’t actually read any of her books. Until last week, when I read two. Dare to Lead and Daring Greatly both discuss the importance of vulnerability and how it can impact personal and
Category: What I’m Reading
Since my last post, I have been thinking a great deal about kindness. ‘You will never regret being kind.’ I wrote these words, and I meant them. These words of advice I gave have filled my thoughts. Since that time, I have been questioning how much of my life I actually live by them. Do
I recently finished the Book the Mask of Masculinity; And it got me thinking about the masks men wear. What men in my life wear masks? And how can I help men around me remove their masks to live more fully and authentically? Check out the rest of my review on the full blog today!
I’m not normally much of an audio-book person. I love the feeling of holding a book in my hand, and highlighting the crap out of it. If you ever borrow a book from me, I can almost guarantee it will be filled with yellow highlighter. I vacillate between tangible books and my Kindle; and recently
I’ve taken a break from my normal reading of personal development books, to do a cross-country book club with a few of my girlfriends. We had been discussing a few of the books we have been reading, and I realized there wasn’t a bit of fiction in the mix. Although I enjoy fiction, and getting
There is often a misconception about what will truly make someone happy. “If I get a promotion I will be happy,” “If I lose weight I will be happy.” “If I am successful I will be happy.” But what if this was all wrong; backwards. What if the key to being happy wasn’t being successful,
“It will all buff out” is something my husband has said to me for as long as I can remember. Anytime I feel anxious or I’m facing a difficult problem or stressed, he tells me “It will all buff out.” When he was in the Army, it literally became his team motto. Everyone would know
Since our vacation to Florida this summer, I have been on vacay mode; eating crap, drinking more than I should, thoroughly living my best unhealthy life. My “summer body” went out the window, along with some of my healthy habits, which is one of the reasons “Wellness” is the top priority of this months agenda.
During my trip to Georgia, two of my girlfriends recommended that we go to “The Story Shop” a small, whimsical children’s bookstore. My friends knew of the passion my mom and I have for reading, and they knew that we would fall in love with the store. Children’s literacy is something my family takes seriously.
If you are a busy mom with young children, or just children who are living at home, stop what you’re doing, put down that coffee or wine (or just use your free hand and keep on sipping), and buy the book Grace, Not Perfection. I stumbled upon this book during an Amazon search for books