The holidays bring the usual seasonal delights: twinkling lights, heaps of shiny wrapped presents, and cheesy Christmas songs played in every shop. Oh, and one more thing . . . tons of STRESS!!! As the air gets colder, our personalities get frostier too. It’s hard to stay jolly when you’re dealing with annoying in-laws and…

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The Editor’s Notebook is my place to share the things I’m loving this week and other random links that have caught my eye. Enjoy! What I’m Loving This Week Weird. We’re all a bit strange, aren’t we? 9 Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving All Month Long. Gratitude isn’t a “one and done” act. The 10 Best…

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Happy Halloween! This week marks my 5th annual Face Your Fear Week where we confront the things that scare us so we can become fearless Life Editors. Can I tell you a secret? One of my biggest fears is being imperfect. I absolutely hate it when things don’t go according to my painstakingly organized plans.…

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We all have toxic people in our lives who do everything they can to corrode our happiness. They say nasty things, double cross us, push our buttons, and lie to our faces. They’re the energy vampires, the Debbie Downers, the back stabbers, and other losers who infect your life with their nastiness. Of course, my go-to…

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“Bananas! Bananas! Bananas!” It was the first day of my sophomore year of high school, and everyone in my English class was acting nuts. The girl on my left was screaming like a starving monkey. The boy on my right stood on his chair and began reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. Another girl raced to…

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Happy Valentine’s Day, Life Editor! This is one of my favorite holidays because I’m all about sharing the love. I even work self-love into my Life Editing Process. Step 2: Delete Bad Influences is always the most popular because that’s where you see the big results. Step 4: Rearrange Everything is my personal fave because…

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