What to do when it’s all too much.

What to do when it’s all too much.

Yesterday, my youngest sang Hamilton songs while doing dishes. (We’re late to the Hamilton party, but glad to finally understand the hype.) After singing “Look around, look around, how lucky we are to be alive right now”, he looked at me and said,...
The best tool in your toolbox.

The best tool in your toolbox.

I organize a local writing group, and recently we were having a discussion about humor. How to weave humor into our writing to connect with an audience, tell a story, or develop characters. It got me thinking: How often do we think about humor in real life?  ...
8 Ways to Relax this Summer

8 Ways to Relax this Summer

Have a hard time relaxing? Feel like you always have to be doing something productive? Do you get stressed thinking about how long your to-do list is… but then avoid it completely?   As a recovering perfectionist, I have a clear pattern of overwhelming...