Life is My Muse

Earlier this summer, a friend I hadn't seen in a very long time asked me where I glean my inspiration from. He was referring to my writing. He didn't want to know about my career--he wasn't concerned with knowing the publications I write for, or even the type of content I specialize in--he wanted to… Continue reading Life is My Muse



I know I'm not the only one who struggles with defining herself as something OTHER than her many roles. Shouldn't self-definition come from within? Shouldn't we identity ourselves based on who we are INSIDE - our real, organic self, and not some self we dress up and perform for others? Why is this so hard?… Continue reading Identity

Regaining Self

Losing one's identity can be a difficult part of early parenthood. At least, this has been the case in my experience. Before being a parent, I was so many things and I had enough passion to fill an entire room. That passion is not gone, it's just channeled into different things - because it has… Continue reading Regaining Self