So I'm writing this letter to you because we all (myself included) need reminders -- gentle reminders that get us up out of bed to take back control of our happiness. Please don't be ashamed of your past. Your scars are what make you beautiful. Your story is one that can and will inspire someone else in this world.
What would the world be like if we all waved at everyone we met? If we made eye contact and acknowledged, even in a small way, every person's presence and innate worth? If we focused on making basic face-to-face connections instead of digital ones? Would this world, jammed with all its seven billion inhabitants, be a kinder, more intimate place to live? I like to think so.
Pour yourself a glass of wine as I sew on all your missing buttons nice and tightly and water the plants until they scream for mercy. Watch me plow through your taxes and plunge into the dog food bag to feed little Sparky.
Ghosting. I had not even heard the term "ghosting" until I was interviewed by an adorable 20-something blog a year ago. She asked me about it, so I h...
When I say "peer pressure," I can feel you mentally side-eyeing me, thinking, Kay, Mom, I'm pretty sure I learned how to say no when I was in diapers. I hear you! But peer pressure isn't always Creepy Guy Trying To Shove Cigarette In Your Face.
Stay open. Try having a learning mind and you may discover how unbelievable you can be if you truly understand, take the time, and hear what is being said. You may learn something new about yourself if you say and own what you feel, but also listen with respect to what the other feels is their truth, and how they say it.
We're missing out one of intimacy's basic building blocks -- one that has so many physical and emotional benefits.
Let's celebrate love and marriage for what it can be. Let's understand there are many different types of love to be experienced before you feel you've reached the ultimate love in your life. Forever can be a beautiful thing.
I have the freedoms and assumptions of equality only because my mother, and others like her, fought for them for me.
Forgiveness doesn't have to be complicated -- nor does releasing our anger and resentments have to be complicated. What it ultimately boils down to is our willingness release it and heal. We are able to forgive and open ourselves to love when we make the intention to forgive, let it go, and heal.
In a new relationship, texting can be both exciting and filled with anxiety. Before you over analyze his texts, read this to find out how to text in style.
Each of the Comedies & Proverb films begins with a proverb and in The Aviator's Wife "it is impossible to think of nothing." That implies that the film has passive action but the real activity is in the obsessive thinking of its characters.
The challenge we face is that, in a majority of urban schools, the student population is more segregated than it was 60 years ago, after Brown v. Board of Education. At the same time, the teaching force has become "whiter," with as many as four white teachers for every teacher of color. Black teachers make up less than 7 percent of America's teaching force.