The Power of “No”

“Sure.” “My pleasure.” “Glad to help.” “Yes, I will.” “No problem.” “Of course.” Are you yessing yourself to death? Are you exhausted? Bitter? Tired? Out of time to pursue your goals? This might just be for you (and me!).

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Father’s Day and the Death of My Dad

I thought today, Father’s Day, made this sort of sharing meaningful and special…and maybe even comforting to those of you who will not be able to share Father’s Day with your dads here on earth. Some of you will remember several months ago, in the beginning of the year, I wrote about my makeup inspiration…

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Hair and Makeup: In the Beginning

He will probably die soon. My Dad, that is. As I write, he is in a hospital with his life supported by machines, and has been for several weeks. His body is in shock from renal failure and there is nothing I can do to stop what is happening inside his war-torn skin. I pray…

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Words of Wisdom to My Younger Self

As I spent time with some sweet mothers and daughters last weekend, I thought a lot about my own daughter. I thought about things that I wanted her to know – things I wish I had known. So here are a few little things from my heart to my younger me. Maybe they are for you too. You are…

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Welcome Friends

If you came over from http://www.thatbasicchic.wordpress.com THANK YOU (and I am sorry for the little blip). You made it to the right place. *Sharing my humanity and failing forward* This is just a little welcome to tell you that I am glad you dropped by. I will be busy posting content, but until I have…

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