Pride. Aslan. And Barry Manilow. (But Mostly Pride.)

Pride. One of the ickiest words I know. I hate it. It makes me feel small, and petty, and just…gross. I started thinking about this the other day because I felt myself getting all puffed up about something silly. It’s easy as a (semi) public figure to sometimes allow your ego to get the best of you. Even though I KNOW that nothing I’ve accomplished is because of my own smarts or strength or abilities, » Read More

Ten Lessons You Learn in Your 30’s

As most of you know, 2014 saw the release of my second book, I’ve Never Been to Vegas But My Luggage Has…which is essentially my life story.

As much as I love my first book, The Single Woman, (and I do love that book, with all my heart) #NeverBeenToVegas is and will always be particularly special to me. It is essentially my heart, my LIFE…poured out on pages for the world to see. And I never dreamed » Read More

Why I’m Choosing to Get Uncomfortable This Year

Usually every new year, I fill my vision board up with at least 20-25 goals and resolutions for the year. And over the past four years, I’ve seen amazing things happen and dreams realized that were literally lifted verbatim, right off that simple white dry erase board.

This year, however, I wanted to do things a little differently. This year I only listed one goal on my vision board.

“I will seek, pursue, and fall in love » Read More

Thirteen Things To Leave in 2013

Hope you’ve had a great first few weeks of 2014!

Since my “Things to Leave in 2013” series was such a big hit on Instagram and Facebook, I thought I would post all thirteen things here in one place in case you missed any. I hope you’ve already left all of these things in 2013…but just in case, here’s a reminder! (And there’s absolutely no time like the present to lose the dead weight.) 🙂














AND…after you » Read More

Ten Quotes to Start the New Year With Sass!

I decided that since we’re on the cusp of a new year, there was no time like the present to share my top ten favorite quotes from my book, The Single Woman: Life, Love, & a Dash of Sass. 2013 was a big year for me, as it saw the release my first published book…but I think 2014 has the potential to be an even BIGGER and BETTER year for ALL of us…in life, career, » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: New Year. New Chapter. New YOU.

Quote of the Day: “Before we pop the champagne and celebrate the new year, let’s stop and reflect on the year that has gone by. To remember both our triumphs and missteps, our promises made and broken. The times we opened ourselves up to great adventures or closed ourselves down for fear of getting hurt. Because that’s what new year is all about…getting another chance. A chance » Read More

A Few Things I Learned in 2012

A Few Things I Learned in 2012: God’s plan is infinitely better than mine. Just like you can’t judge a book by its cover or a gift by its wrapping paper, you can’t judge a person’s TRUE happiness level by their Facebook status. If you helped plan their birthday party and they didn’t even come to yours…they’re not true friends. Let them go. You CAN do » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: Stop Talking. Start DOING.

Quote of the Day: Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, “What’s in it for me?” ~Brian Tracy The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. ~Walt Disney Note to self: finding a cool quote and writing it in your journal is not a substitute for Getting. It. Done.  ~Betsy Cañas Garmon » Read More

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