What Business Puberty Feels Like

Puberty. Ugh, just the word makes me want to close my eyes and forget every association I have with it. Awkward, nervous, curious and an insatiable thirst for validation and acceptance. It didn’t matter if you were the flat chested freckly girl or like me, the first...
Start From Scratch

Start From Scratch

Some say, a crumpled piece of paper can never be the same again. A teacher I had once instructed us to write all over a piece of paper, crumple it, step on it, spit on it and then try to bring it back to its original state. Of course this experiment ended in a pretty...
Turn Off As Many People As You Turn On

Turn Off As Many People As You Turn On

People pleasers I can see you cowering in my minds eye. I am one of you, and the road to rehabilitation from this societally  enforced disease is a long one. We don’t want to create enemies, we don’t want to argue or experience unnecessary confrontation....
Its All Been Done, But Not By You

Its All Been Done, But Not By You

Once upon a time there was an incredibly talented wizard of words. She’d spent her youth writing prose and poetry devoted to analyzing the human experience. She wasn’t the first, nor the last, but different from all the rest. Her experience, unique in its own right,...