Free LEFB Webinar: December Deleting Challenge

The year ain’t over yet! There’s still time to end 2014 with a bang. Join me for a fun challenge to edit your life before January 1 rolls around. Because wouldn’t you rather feel pumped up and motivated…instead of bloated and hungover like last year? I’m hosting a free webinar this Thursday to help you […]

How to Say NO! and Save Your Sanity

Sometimes our most powerful disappointments are actually blessings in disguise. Last month I was approached by a popular website that I admire very much. They loved my work and wanted me to write content for their new app. I would get credit and my voice would be used—how insanely cool! “Yes!” I squealed. It never […]

How to Transform Your Killer Commute Into the Best Part of Your Day

I’ve heard a lot of commuting horror stories: getting stuck in traffic for hours, delayed trains, weirdos on buses, flat tires, spilled coffee, and tons of road rage. In fact, I used to hate an old job of mine so much that I would get violently ill during the morning drive to the office. My […]

3 Ways to Love Yourself Flaws and All

I’ve always found that it’s easier for me to love and care about other people, and maybe you feel that way too. It’s one thing to shower praise on someone else, but when it comes to me…eh, not so much. Some days I worry about the pudginess of my belly. Sometimes I obsess about the […]

FYFW 2014: Fear of the Unknown

It’s my 3rd Annual Face Your Fear Week! Today we’re talking about the fear of the unknown. When you don’t know what’s ahead, it’s easy to stay put right where you are. Chris and I procrastinated FOR YEARS about moving to San Francisco. We had a lot of good reasons to move from Chicago to […]

Timing Is Everything

I’ve always been a little obsessed with Halloween. Who doesn’t like a good scare and a pillowcase full of candy? When I was in middle school, I lived in a town that had a pretty nifty amusement park, and the most popular ride (other than the vomit-inducing rollercoasters) was called the Haunted River. It was […]