Category: Motivation

Advice & Tips, Get Your Shit Together, Motivation, New Year, New You, Organization January 11, 2017

Well, we’ve made it to January, the month immediately following the bank account-draining, waistband-straining holiday season, which is traditionally reserved for making resolutions to spend less, eat better, and, well, generally get your shit together. Except that by now—at nearly the mid-way point—a lot of people have already given up on their pretty pledges. Why […]

Advice & Tips, Get Your Shit Together, Money, Motivation, Organization January 11, 2017

We all need that one friend to give us some straight-talking advice, or a kick up the backside now and then. But asking a mate for her totally honest opinion about your latest office meltdown or dating disaster can also lead to a cocktail in the face. Or, at least, some pretty damaged feelings. Because […]

Get Your Shit Together, Motivation, Self-confidence December 11, 2016

Mental decluttering, big life changes, and the magic of getting your shit together We all have our Oh shit moments. They can happen when we compare the balance in our bank account to the balance on our credit card and find out what “overdraft protection” was meant for, or when we pull on our favorite pair of […]

Advice & Tips, Get Your Shit Together, Money, Motivation, Organization January 19, 2016

In 2015, I saved $10,000, quit my job, started a freelance business, and wrote a book. Now, at the start of 2016, my husband and I are selling our two-bedroom New York apartment, downsizing to a small condo, and will be spending half the year in the Dominican Republic where we just finished building a […]

Motivation, Self-care, Work June 10, 2015

Today was my last day as a senior editor at a major publishing company, a little over five years after starting in this particular job and fifteen years into a career I once thought I wanted more than anything else. As it turns out, what I really want more than anything else is to be […]