It’s hard to understand why bad things happen to good people. Life is uncertain. We know that anything can happen to anyone at anytime. But, we don’t think about this unfortunate life reality. We don’t dwell on this fact because if we did, we wouldn’t get out of bed in the morning. We would be…

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Even though my daughter is going to be a Sophomore, and we survived taking her to college for her first year, the college drop-off is still hard. Here are several ways to help make it a little more bearable.

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You can be forty and fabulous. It’s soon to be my forty-eighth birthday, and several people have ¬†asked me if I’m sad about getting older. Am I sad? Not at all. “Do you wish you were younger?” someone asked me recently. “Are you kidding?” I said, looking at them like they were crazy, “There isn’t…

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You don’t need to wait to be happy. You deserve to be happy. Now. Today. In whatever season you find yourself in. I was talking to a woman recently. We were having a deep conversation and she said something that really stuck with me. “One day I’ll be happy. When I meet someone and I’m…

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Mother’s Day is a beautiful time to honor and celebrate your Mother. While it is a wonderful opportunity to make your Mom feel special, it can be a hard day if your Mom has passed away. It’s a reminder of the loss you feel and carry with you everyday. This is the twentieth year I…

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Have you ever felt like you wanted to run away from your job and responsibilities? When I was in fourth grade, I didn’t like going to school. I switched to a new school and didn’t have any friends. It was anxiety provoking and I dreaded hearing the alarm clock go off each morning. I can…

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Spring is finally here and with it, the feeling of new beginnings. The birds are chirping and flowers are popping up. You might feel motivated to clean up your home, declutter and freshen up belongings, and move your winter clothes to the back of the closet. While all of these actions are helpful, let’s not…

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I’m sure you buy gifts for other people, but do you ever buy yourself a gift? A “just because” gift, to nurture your soul and bring joy and happiness to yourself? We do so many nice things for other people, but often we don’t take the time to show love and kindness to ourselves. As…

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I don’t talk a lot about politics or world events here. I’m not an expert about any of that, and I don’t pretend to be. Crazy Perfect Life is about being the best version of ourselves. It’s about being who we are, accepting ourselves, flaws and all, and finding meaning each day of our lives.…

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What does it feel like to live life as a cancer survivor? Am I focused on the fact that there was a time in my life, when cancer was lurking in my body? Do I live in fear of it coming back? According to the 2017 statistics from the American Cancer Society, there are over…

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