Category Archives for Mindset

Blooper Reel vs Highlight Reel

“Don’t compare your blooper reel to someone else’s highlight reel.” There are many variations of this quote, and I don’t know who said it first, but I fell in love with it the moment I heard it. This is one of my new favorite emergency mantras to grab at in the face of insecurity, jealousy, […]

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My “drinking game” words

A few months back I was going through some kind of quarter life crisis in which the only solution that made sense was to get wine and chocolate cake with my roommate. Clearly! After rapid-firing my entire arsenal self-pitying shame sludge at her, my ever-patient roommate made a simple observation. “You say ‘should’ and ‘silly’ […]

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I’ll NOT have what you’re having

Has this ever happened to you? You go out to dinner with some friends. After picking up the menu, your eyes make a first pass. You immediately pick the one you like. Let’s say it’s chicken parmesan. Yes, tonight is definitely a chicken parmesan kind of night. You close the menu. The waiter approaches. He […]

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