On My Mind · Personal Growth

When To Say Sorry

Several months ago, I went to a conference lead by Rachel Hollis- she’s a sort of Jill of all trades- she’s an author, business coach, motivational speaker, social media guru, and more.  One of her most recent books is titled “Girl, Stop Apologizing” and the concept is this, “It’s time to stop apologizing for who… Continue reading When To Say Sorry

On My Mind · Personal Growth

Love Yourself, Love Her Too.

Turning away from envy, turning towards admiration, and becoming more confident. “DID YOU SEE THAT?” “Did you see her?!” “Did you see what she was wearing?” “She’s so loud.” “She’s so full of herself.”  “She thinks her kids are perfect.” “She’s ridiculous.”  “Did she buy ANOTHER new car?”  “Why did they ask her to do… Continue reading Love Yourself, Love Her Too.

Health and Well-Being · Personal Growth

I Will Not Pursue Frantic…

A few years ago, I went down with my sister to New Orleans to enroll her daughter with Central Casting, an agency that fills in the background and minor roles on films and TV shows that are often shooting all over the city.  On a whim, because they asked, I said yes to having them… Continue reading I Will Not Pursue Frantic…

On My Mind · Personal Growth

For My Girls

Adapted from a recent talk for teens. Maybe not my best writing, but my most necessary message. Published quickly- forgive my errors and run-ons. This is what it looks like inside my head. XO- Mindy I moved 14 times between third grade and my senior year in high school.  14 times! Now, granted a few… Continue reading For My Girls

On My Mind · Personal Growth

Check it.

Things that matter: Love Music The family you love and that loves you back Good food Moving your body and treating it well Taking your vitamins Things that do not matter: Opinions that make you feel like poo. Social Media arguments The current force of gravitational pull on your body mass resulting in a number… Continue reading Check it.

On My Mind

Putting Your Best Face Forward

Yesterday morning my dearie niece Ella Vanilla snapped some photos of me for an upcoming project with our local paper.  I had gotten up early, washed and styled my hair, applied makeup (even liquid foundation,) and popped on a top that my daughter had worn to church on Sunday because the color was so striking… Continue reading Putting Your Best Face Forward