TOXIC FRIENDS? TOXIC FAMILY MEMBERS? WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

I’ve written about toxic people before and I don’t know what it is, but lately I’ve been hearing a lot from my girlfriends, readers and personally experiencing myself the bs, WTF-ness, pain and insanity associated with toxic friends and toxic family members. Once you identify that you have a toxic person in your life and you realize why … Continue Reading

10 WAYS TO OVERCOME GUILT FOR SETTING BOUNDARIES

Before I even knew what boundaries were – up until a few years ago, really – guilt stood in the way of me honoring my own path and my own voice. Guilt murdered my happiness, my self esteem, my self love, my luck and my truth. Having the disease to please didn’t help either. People pleasing and guilt … Continue Reading

HOW TO GET OFF THE “BFF” CRACK AND GO FROM HONEY BEE TO QUEEN B FOR GOOD

I want to know if any of this has ever happened to you or if it’s just me that this repeatedly happened to for a really long time… Let’s say you have a close friend, a bestie, a ride-or-die, a BFF that confides in you and tells you about a friend of hers who happens to be someone … Continue Reading

FRIENDSHIPS, FRIENDSH*TS AND BEING OKAY WITH CHANGE

This last weekend week, I’ve been celebrating my birthday. Earlier this year, I moved from my apartment that I’ve lived in for the last 7 years in Los Angeles into a home (still in LA), and between the move, trying to slowly furnish the place and how busy I’ve been with work, I didn’t really … Continue Reading

STOP TRYING TO EXPLAIN

The thing I’ve learned through all the mistakes I’ve made and unnecessary heartbreak, drama and time wasted is that it’s absolutely pointless to try and get a grown adult that disrespected and hurt you to “see the light,” and see the error of their ways. I’ve come to accept that I’m not a magician and I’m not that influential or … Continue Reading

SHOULD I STAY FRIENDS WITH MY EX THAT BROKE MY HEART?

“Should I stay friends with  my ex?” – a question I get asked a lot. Welcome to the NO FRIEND ZONE, or as I like to refer to it, the title of Chapters 2-5 of my autobiography that chronicles my elementary, middle and high school years. I don’t know why (and I am so guilty of … Continue Reading