Poor Valerie Bertinelli…You Should Be Ashamed!

Poor Valerie Bertinelli. She’s feeling shamed because she has regained some of the weight she lost pimping Jenny Craig’s diet program. She injured her foot, had to stop her exercise routine, and the weight started coming back. I’m not saying she should be ashamed for gaining the weight. I’m saying she should be ashamed for…

Numbers Are Very Scary. Especially Big Ones

I have a theory about why more girls/women don’t go into the sciences and math. Because we have been taught from birth that numbers are scary. Especially big numbers. More numbers. We learn that they have endless power over us. Who would want to build a career, a future, around something so terrifying?! Now my…

No One Can Make Me…

No one can make me…feel bad about myself if I don’t let them. We’ve all heard the Eleanor Roosevelt quote before. But sometimes, I confess, I let them get to me. This week, particularly, I had one of those triggering moments. What is a triggering moment? It’s the moment when something happening in the here…