Uncommon Sense: Wisdom For My Daughters - Jeanette LeBlanc

Uncommon Sense: Wisdom for my daughters

{This may be the longest post I have ever shared here – and yet it is just beginning, and the words keep coming in a way that tells me that this is a part of a much larger project that will continue to take shape over the next few months. …

Do you need a creative community?

Six months ago I launched a writing course that exceeded all my expectations. Not because it made me rich or famous — but because of what happened inside the space created for the participants. What happened when those wild hearted souls gathered together was nothing short of magic. Writers are often an …

Marie Forleo’s B-School: Confessions of A Complete Half-Asser

If you spin in certain online circles right now, you’ve heard plenty about B-School.  If your particular orbit has not put you in the path of the bright star that is Marie Forleo, and her fantabulastic B-School program, hold tight for a minute. I’m gonna tell you all about it. …

Be Unapologetically You.

“There is nothing more beautiful than seeing a person being themselves. Imagine going through your day being unapologetically you.” — Steve Marboli via Tumblr.

100 things I learned in 2011: Part Three

51. Some things can only be worked out through poetry. 52. We’ve been fed truths about relationships that aren’t really truths. Myths about happily ever after that don’t really serve and lies about love being limited that hold us back. 53.. Don’t hold back. 54. It might hurt.  You might …

100 things I learned in 2011: Part Two

26.  I mostly write to myself. 27.  If I sound particularly authoritative in a blog post it actually means I’m giving myself a stern talking to. 28.  Sometimes I actually listen.  Often I do not.** 29.  If you are going to spout off statements like “I’m not a jealous, insecure …