Bad Investments

Too many people hang on to bad relationships because they have convinced themselves that somewhere down the line it will pay off. They refuse to dump bad stock because they see potential, even if no one else does. A savvy business woman can recognize a poor investment early on and knows that it is in her best interest to walk away. How can you tell if your relationship is a bad investment?   There’s no movement. You make the calls. You plant the dates. He is just along for the ride. No one wants to date a dead fish, if he isn’t making moves … [Read more...]

The Resolution Revolution

It’s that time of year again. The time when sweeping resolutions and promises of change fill up our Facebook timelines and Twitter feeds. This year you are going to get back into your prom dress, or run a marathon, or finish your Master’s Degree, or buy a new house. Whatever you think will bring you happiness and new perspective goes on the magical list you made on December 31st when you realized that your life hasn’t changed much in the last few years. The problem isn’t in the desire to better your life, it’s in the execution. Research suggests … [Read more...]

Happy New Year … Be Safe

The year is drawing to a close, and as the world prepares for a new year full of promise and opportunity, millions and millions of people are preparing to ring in the new year out on the town with music, friends, and more than likely lots and lots of alcohol. Whether you are hitting a hotspot or partying at a friend’s house, more important than anything else is staying safe. No one wants to start off 2017 in the hospital, or worse, not see it at all. In that light, here are some tips to staying safe this New Year’s Eve and making sure you welcome … [Read more...]

What are you wearing?

As one of the biggest party nights of the year draws ever closer, many of us are staring at our closets frantically wondering what in the hell we are going to wear. We can’t recycle the same sparkly number from last year, there are just too many photos floating around. There’s always the option to throw something together from what you have on hand, which is a completely viable option because we already know we can rock the shit out of anything in our closet, but as a woman the urge to start the New Year off wearing something new and fabulous is … [Read more...]

A Jar Full of Happiness

With Christmas officially at a close and the New Year just days away, thistime of year is often about reflection. What have we accomplished this year? What can we improve about ourselves and our lives next year? What was amazing about 2016 and what absolutely sucked monkey nuts about it? Whether you lost a loved one or started a new family, lost a job or launched a career, the year holds a variety of memories and lessons for every single one of us. Scrolling through one of my various social media accounts (there seems to be a new one pop up every … [Read more...]

Silly rabbit, games are for kids.

Games are fun. I love all kinds of games. Board games? Sign me up. Card games? What’s the buy in? Relationship games? Fuuuuuuuuck no! Here’s what I love about board and card games and the like, the goal is defined and the rules are clear, they even print them out for you as a reference. You don’t find yourself in a situation where you’ve got one person playing Monopoly, another person playing Poker, and a couple more playing Twister. Everyone has agreed to play the same game, and in the end, there is a clear winner and loser. You see where I am going … [Read more...]

Is settle a four letter word?

You can settle an argument or a legal dispute. You can decide to settle down and get married and have a family. You can even settle into a nice groove at work or school. Use the word “settle” in any of these ways and you have yourself a positive situation. How about when Mary settles for Tom, even though she isn’t interested, because he is the only man interested in her … then that is bad. But, is that settling or giving up? One definition of settling that Miriam-Webster offers is, “to end (something, such as an argument) by reaching a settlement.” So … [Read more...]