When life lessons repeat

Last week my partner was visiting family, leaving me alone for the first time since we moved in together. I felt nervous leading up to his departure. I've been working from home for a while, but the last 2 years have been difficult as a busy client-call schedule has confined to the quiet of my home. I've learned that too much… Continue reading When life lessons repeat

Lessons on trust from broken eggs

How do you pick out eggs? When I buy them, I inspect them thoroughly for cracks. If I later find one slipped past me, I feel annoyed! Sunday night I dreamt all my eggs were broken, sitting in the container marinating in their liquid innards. Ugh! How did this happen?? The next day as I prepared breakfast, I wondered what the dream… Continue reading Lessons on trust from broken eggs

This almost made me quit

Is there someone in your life who showers you with praise? Or someone who's been rather critical? I bet you hear their voice in your head a lot. In either case, I want to help you find your own voice of confidence. My dad's voice is the one I hear the most. He's been gone from this… Continue reading This almost made me quit

Read this before talking to your boss

Do you know how capable, talented, intelligent, needed, and loved you are?For a long time I didn't know.For many of us, work is a place that proves the opposite.I once had a boss who expected me to perform logistical miracles without any direction.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣A first-time project manager, I had NO CLUE what I was doing, besides drowning.I finally asked… Continue reading Read this before talking to your boss

Moving in together before quarantine

Moving in with someone right before quarantine has been a growth experience (straight talk: challenge) for me and my relationship. We're not used to spending so much time together with lifestyle limitations, and he's not used to the Scooby song (keep reading). It got me thinking about others' relationships - people they're already living with, or people they can't be with right… Continue reading Moving in together before quarantine