Stop!

“stop! in the name of love before you break my heart think it over” (The Supremes, 1965) Asking someone to “stop” before you’re heartbroken may not work, because another person is making that decision. But, “stopping” and “thinking it over” when you’re able to make choices is very different. Many of us don’t physically slow down, let […]

Envy and The Road Back Home

Have you ever looked at another person and thought, “wow, I wish I could do that”, or “it would be awesome to look that amazing?”, or “his life seems perfect!”? I know I have. In my humanness, I have lapses of gratitude, and go to a place where I think that I’m not as fortunate as someone […]

Beauty Bar

Women (and men) who wear makeup have been to “beauty bars” of sorts. Sometimes those places are like very swanky hotels complete with perfectly coiffed artists just waiting to paint you in the colors of their choice. Other times, the beauty bar is in a place like a department store or pharmacy, where you stand […]