Get Happy Week 4: Fire in the Belly

I don’t know what it’s like to be a man, but in writing from a male perspective in my current work-in-progress, I’ve thought a lot about it, interviewed a lot of vets and have tried to immerse myself in the world of Jake, my twenty-two-year-old Iraq war vet amputee who is back home in a…

Get Real: Are you attracting what you want?

Do you know what you really want and how to get it? This week we’re getting real about the Law of Attraction (which was around long before The Secret came out). Quick definition: “I attract to my life whatever I give my attention, energy, and focus to, whether positive or negative.” It’s pretty no-nonsense, basic…

Get Real: My Top 5 Parenting Fails

Out of all the weeks I’m “getting real” about this year, this one might be the hardest. Why? BECAUSE PARENTING IS THE HARDEST JOB IN THE WORLD. I know we all know that, but because we don’t get a degree for it and *some* of us didn’t take family and consumer sciences in high school,…

Get REAL about TIME: waster or winner?

Happy New Year and welcome to my 2014 series, get REAL. Each week I’ll be blogging about an issue that can greatly contribute to our self-growth and success. What’s holding us back? What can we do to live out our purpose? I’m kicking off the series with getting real about TIME. I’ll embed the video…