Learn to Defuse Anger So You Can Chillax + Sleep

I’m not even remotely proud of this, but I got so enraged by a business call earlier this week that it destroyed two entire nights’ sleep. Given that I already have major slumber issues, and anxiety that ebbs and flows depending on my work load, it wasn’t a total shock that this could happen. Still,…

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Tennis as a metaphor for life-slash-work

Clap your hands if, like me, you’re crazy-psyched that A) the French Open 2014 is on, and B) it’s finally semi-warm enough up north to pop outside and whack a tennis ball yourself without freezing your flirty skirted fanny off. Soon, because of our imminent move to FLA, I’ll be able to play on a…

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Success. Experience. Humor. (Love!)

Yes, it’s February 17 but screw it – in the further recesses of my Mommy Barbie brain, I’m still thinking about Xmas and New Year’s. My rationale for mentally clinging to hollies gone by is a three-parter. Brace yourself, dear reader. PART ONE: In which I publicly own up to unspeakably – shockingly! –  bad…

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Awww, I don’t use my little fitness log anymore

When we moved this past July, I’m ashamed to admit that two important Momover Lady health habits bit the dust and have, thus far, stayed bitten: Keeping my little fitness log and meditating. Of the two lapses, the not-meditating bidness is huge, MASSIVE. I’m not remotely psyched about losing the thread on that, because at…

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DRIVEN: Lesson 1, in which I get back behind the wheel

NOTE: With this post, I’m kicking off a new series – DRIVEN – that details how I’m going about the business of re-learning how to drive. I’ve blogged previously about my FOD (Fear Of Driving), and how that mini-phobia has slowly segued from a minor inconvenience to something bigger, something I definitely don’t want in my…

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