Start A Joy Journal: Here’s A List Of Basic Collage Supplies

May 1, 2018

I attempt to collage daily in my Joy Journal. What this means is that I collage most days. Collage journaling is a straight path to self-discovery, inspiration and everything that makes me tick. What I love most about collage journaling (which I call Joy Journaling) is that it helps me stay up-to-date with myself. What […]

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Making Time For Yourself Pays Off In Self-awareness & Personal Power

April 25, 2018

There are really no words to describe how much I enjoy my Joy Journaling practice. As I collage regularly, I reap the benefits of connecting with myself in ways the world does not provide for me. This is what I hope to address in my work: bridging the gap between women and daily self-expression for […]

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Mean Girls, The Broadway Musical, Shines Spotlights On An Ugly American Epidemic

April 24, 2018

Broadway could not have produced a more timely musical than Mean Girls, based on the movie Mean Girls, based on the book by Queen Bees and Wannabes by Rosalind Wiseman. Across America, moms are talking to moms about the mean girl nightmares in their own backyards. And if moms across America are talking about mean […]

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Best Supplements For Mid-life Women Dealing With Anemia, Menopause & Osteopenia

April 17, 2018

I have been making the transition to middle-age for a while now, and let me tell you, it has not always been smooth sailing. Now that I am firmly in the middle years, I have some advice about supplements. The good news is that taking vitamins and minerals can make a big difference in your […]

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For Flower-lovers: The Most Inexpensive Way To Have Amazing, Colorful Gardens Year After Year

April 2, 2018

This post is for Nathalie. Here you go, Nathalie! Are you a flower-lover, who wants amazing, colorful gardents without spending tons of money? I feel like I have discovered gold in terms of seed companies, and I want to share the information with you. I have been dabbling in gardening for years. I would usually […]

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Every Writer, Teacher & Coach Needs A Copy Of The Business Of Being A Writer By Jane Friedman

March 16, 2018

There are a lot of people in the book publishing industry, and folks move in and out of this realm all the time. For me, there could be no more of a trusted authority than Jane Friedman. If you are in the book publishing industry in any fashion — whether as a writer, teacher, agent, […]

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This Year Only: Pay What You Will For Creative Accountability

March 5, 2018

How’s your creative confidence this year so far? Cultivating creative accountability is one of my specialties. I have been helping others accomplish it for over a decade and a half. And by helping others with their creative accountability, I have also helped myself become more accountable. This is why I have decided to make membership […]

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Making Time For Daily Self-reflection: 5 Reasons To Collage For Self-discovery With Me

January 21, 2018

We are more than half-way through the month and I have been collaging regularly. Wow. What a difference collaging for self-discovery makes. Not only do I feel more inspired in my life and in my writing, my dreams have also become so much more colorfully vivid. Having a collage journaling practice is something I have […]

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Getting Lice Sucks! Here Are Some Solutions To Save You Time & Money

January 10, 2018

Got scalp itch? I hope it’s not lice. Because getting lice sucks. We’ve only had lice once as a family, despite the fact that my husband has been teaching in the public school system for many years. To say those little suckers brought me repeatedly to my knees over the course of several days would […]

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