Category Archives: Advice

Am I qualified to give advice? No matter, sometimes I give it anyway!


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I have recently become aware of an organization called Make It OK.  This organization is all about normalizing conversations about and removing the stigma around mental illness.  Last Friday my employer encouraged us to wear green to support Make It OK and I was happy to participate. This is, of course, a cause near and dear to my own mentally… Read more »

No Selfie Day

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Today is a very easy holiday to observe- it’s No Selfie Day. You might wonder why this is a thing.  But especially for young women, taking and posting selfies can be a very stressful thing.  Getting that perfect lighting, using the right filter, wondering how about many “likes” you are going to get- it can be very damaging for anyone’s… Read more »

Green Eggs and Idiots

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This week was an exciting one in the world of the easily angered.   The Q crowd had yet another letdown when none of the predictions made for March 4th happened.   Andrew Cuomo apparently has no idea how to interact with women.  Hasbro isn’t really dropping the name Mr. Potato Head, but people thought they were and lost their minds for… Read more »

What is Unity?

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Much has been made in recent weeks about unity here in the United States.  Joe Biden made it a centerpiece of his inauguration speech.   But what does it really mean? There are many different ways to define unity, but I like Stephen Covey’s the best.   He says in his book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People   “Insecure people think… Read more »