The scarcity mindset.

If you don’t know, I’m teaching myself how to watercolor. It’s fun. You should try it.  (Alternately titled: Damn it, woman! Just do it.) Occasionally, frequently, something that I read will stick in my head and change a way of thinking. One such thing was from Brené Brown’s book, Daring Greatly. “The opposite of scarcity isn’t abundance. It’s enough.” (I hope I quoted that correctly, I’m operating off memory here.) I...

Clay pots, Waterford vases, and that pesky scale.

I’ve always battled with my weight. I was never a really fat kid, but I was easily swayed by the message that our bodies had to be absolutely rock hard. I remember being in 6th grade and my friend Caitlin pointed out our fat rolls when we sat. That was the first time I wished I didn’t have any, not realizing that everyone has some version of it. By the...