The final line of the (less than stellar) Alfie remake starring Jude Law is simple: “And if you don’t have peace of mind, you don’t have anything.” That statement confounded me at 14. Wasn’t it supposed to be more like “If you don’t have love, you don’t have anything”? Peace of mind was an odd … More Peace Be With You
I always used to consider myself a romantic. A slightly cynical one, admittedly, but a romantic nonetheless. I believed in fairytales and true love that sweeps you off your feet and happily ever after. But here’s the thing: I don’t anymore. It’s not that I don’t believe in love – I do. I believe in … More True Life: I Was A Romantic
Disconnecting every day is absolutely essential, even if it’s only for 5 minutes. We’re so bogged down by technology at every turn that it’s easy to forget about a world that existed before it. I find my five minutes when I take a walk on the deck after lunch. I’m lucky in that I work … More Where Do You Find Your Five?
Sometimes when I’m alone in my apartment trying to solve a dilemma, I speak about it out loud in as eloquent and Shakespearean a way as I can manage. It’s completely ridiculous, but I just feel like language has lost a lot of beauty between texting, social media, and abbreviations. It’s a fun challenge for … More A Shakespearean Confession
The new episode of Awkwardly Wonderful Dating Advice is finally here! Sex, scandal, lies …. (well okay, mostly just sex).