Go Ahead and Complain

I have started a small habit that has brought me great joy⁠—complaining. Not talking Joe’s ear off until he tunes me out, but...

Mommy I Need You

I felt a ton of mommy guilt last night. I am leaving for a conference in Mexico sans kids. Chloe looked at me with tears welling up in...

Double Your Failure Rate

When was the last time you failed? If it wasn't within the past week, you probably aren't pushing yourself enough. Right now I'm shooting...

Be OK with failure

I used to be wholly driven by big hairy goals -- land that promotion or do that pull-up. This focus ultimately made me unhappy. If I...

Calm Body, Calm Mind

Our body and mind feed off each other. When I’m stressed, cortisol skyrockets, making my chest, neck and back tense up. It’s my body’s...

Just my luck

I've recently started Will Bowen's 21-day No Complaint Challenge, in which you pledge to go 21 consecutive days without a complaint. Each...

Watch The Plants Grow

Honestly, I've been a bit down over the past week. Starting a business is a roller coaster: I am fighting my perfectionist nature to fail...

Make Today Memorable

What was your day like last Tuesday? Can't remember? It's so easy for our days to bleed together in a sea of sameness. One of my favorite...

Permission to Suck

I'll let you in on some little secrets: I don't read the news. My kids' socks don't match. I have been lying to my kids' classmates' to...

One Minute Rule

How often does just looking around your kitchen stress you out? It's a to-do list in physical form -- unopened mail, a dish in the sink,...

Be a Good Enough Mom

As a Type A, 'good enough' has never been a phrase that resonated with me. I mean, I changed my phone wallpaper to 'Live to my...

Stop Making Resolutions

What's Your 18 for 2018? For me, the start of a new year is a time to reflect - both on the past 12 months and on the year ahead. Over...

F*ck Yeah

At Google, I ran a daily team meeting tackling the onslaught of issues arising during a critical pre-launch period.  It was depressing....