Elation and Despair – The Highs and Lows of Blogging |Reblog

Traffic Dos and Don’ts: A Checklist. As a writer who sees blogging as the most convenient medium for expression, the whole “speaking-into-a-vacuum” thing is sometimes discouraging. I find myself feeling elated when someone comments on a post, and crestfallen when a blog entry generates zero activity. I thought it was just my uberCholeric self, andContinue reading “Elation and Despair – The Highs and Lows of Blogging |Reblog”

//Lifestyle// Wellness ain’t so easy

Renovating vs To Do – My October Bazaar article. Other Bits & Bobs you might find interesting… Starting a healthier lifestyle (shippyj2.wordpress.com) 8 Reasons To Go On A Fitness Holiday (epicatravel.com) Healthy Aging: How To Maintain A Healthy Lifestyle In Your 50′s (genuineselfhelp.com) wellness calendar: october 2013 (free printable) (backtoherroots.com) Cut Yourself Some Slack Starting NowContinue reading “//Lifestyle// Wellness ain’t so easy”

‘Gifted’ sometimes backfires | Reblog

“My child is gifted. He’s also 29, unemployed, and living in my basement” | The Matt Walsh Blog. Pointed truth. Give me ‘character’ over ‘gifted’ any day. If the two happen to come together, we can expect exploits and accomplishments a la Felix Baumgartner… Chris Hadfield… Richard Branson… Whoopi Goldberg… Temple Grandin… Imagine. Sometimes, parentingContinue reading “‘Gifted’ sometimes backfires | Reblog”

Mental Chatter

I was thinking about this today, after reviewing pictures and a video of myself running. In my mind, I’m as graceful as Zola Budd or Haile Gebreselassie, smoothly gliding down the road with style and speed. Ha. The reality is totally different. I actually look like a middle-aged woman labouring to manage something faster thanContinue reading “Mental Chatter”

Curiosity Doesn’t Always Kill the Cat

Good adjustment means that you let others see who you really are instead of who you wish they think you are. ~@sgbrownlow I follow a number of stellar people on Twitter (Tweeters? Tweeps? Twitterers? Twits?) and have quite the collection of 140-character tweets that I’d like to plaster all over the walls of my office. MostContinue reading “Curiosity Doesn’t Always Kill the Cat”