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Be a Teacup

This posticle about positivity found its way onto my Facebook wall today and got me thinking: What is it about positive thinking that turns so many people off?

I am a positive person and a natural optimist. But when I respond to a situation in this way, I am often criticized for it. Why is it […]

By |April 19th, 2016|1000 Words|Comments Off on Be a Teacup

How to live like a rainbow has been shoved up your…Part 2 – Be an Adult

Being an adult can suck sometimes, but negating our responsibilities is the fastest way to a miserable, depressed and worthless life. Shirking adulthood comes in many forms, and we all do it in one way or another. Rather than begrudging the responsibilities that come with adulthood and independence, embrace the empowerment that is being a grown up and reclaim your life.

By |January 16th, 2015|1000 Words|Comments Off on How to live like a rainbow has been shoved up your…Part 2 – Be an Adult

How to live like a rainbow has been shoved up your &#$@%

I take pride in being a Pollyanna Princess, which doesn’t always win me brownie points or earn me followers. Some people think that it’s beneath them to live on the lighter side of life, and even look down on those of us who do. But in the words of Oscar Wilde: 'We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.'

By |January 9th, 2015|1000 Words|Comments Off on How to live like a rainbow has been shoved up your &#$@%

Go Home Cinderella, You’re drunk – The Fairytale of New Years Resolutions

New Years Resolutions are nothing but frilly dresses put on for a party. They don’t work because they are too grandly packaged. They are the ostentatious, in-your-face, assholes of self-betterment, intimidating you and making you feel as though you are not good enough for the ball in your rags. But the fairy-god-mother-dust of improving your life is not as hard to find as you might think.

By |January 1st, 2015|1000 Words, Past Life|Comments Off on Go Home Cinderella, You’re drunk – The Fairytale of New Years Resolutions

Dream Catcher

A few years ago I embarked on a sabbatical of sorts. I left a very corporate office job for something most people would describe as being a housewife, or even lady-of-leisure. I embraced this title for a time, but only because answering 'Full-time Dream-Catcher' to the inevitable ‘So, what do you do?’ question at dinner parties generally results in strangers looking at you like you’re a freak. Because not everybody understands following your passion.

By |November 1st, 2013|1000 Words, Past Life, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dream Catcher