Archive for February 2017

Want more energy? Try this.

This is a story about cosmetics. And coffee. And cause and effect. So let’s start here… Two weeks ago, I took myself on a date to Nordstrom. I parked my car and carted myself (and my bag full of half-used cosmetics) straight to the Bobbi Brown counter. I did not stop to ooh and aah over the David Yurman…

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What a driving lesson with my dad taught me about balance

During my junior year of high school, I was like a pot about to boil. I was the youngest in my class by a full year, having skipped a grade early in my childhood. This meant that by the time I was turning 16, I’d become predictably anxious about getting my driver’s license. My parents, long aware of…

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Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

A few weeks ago, my 12 year old daughter dropped herself onto a stool at the kitchen counter. She was doing that thing where you bite at the skin around your nail bed while tapping your toe, making your knee bob up and down a hundred miles an hour. It was stressing ME out. “What’s up, babe?” “Nothing.” “Really? Cause…

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