My mom was married to a meanie for four years of my childhood. He was her second husband--a quick rebound after she and my dad divorced. He was a narcissistic a-hole who was verbally, and physically, abusive. Thankfully my mom and older step-brother shielded me from the grunt of his rage, he did take some … Continue reading Big Girls Don’t Cry (But Actually We Do Because We Are Human, So Deal With It)
Do You Have a Toxic Relationship With Perfectionism?
Photo by Leigh Patrick from Pexels Welcome, all my beautiful, work-in-process perfectionists. Gather 'round, gather 'round. Do you ever get down on yourself for making a mistake? I do. And more often than I'd like to admit. I take a lot of pride in my work, and it is part of my job to be highly critical of the work … Continue reading Do You Have a Toxic Relationship With Perfectionism?
Lessons Learned From the Inside: Quarantine Edition
Here in Los Angeles, we are going on five weeks since the mandated lockdown was issued.
Although my remote job is keeping me busy during the 9-5, I've had some extra time to reflect and here are a few takeaways I want to share.
4 Books I’ve Been Reading (or More Like Devouring) in Self-Isolation
As I'm sure many of you are too, I've been in quarantine for a few weeks now. In my isolation, I've found solace in my favorite pastime: reading.