Business Owners: A Little Bit Nutty.

Business is a pressure cooker. Even for those that don’t have mental health issues — starting a business will take every piece of emotional energy you have, and then ask you for more. It is not for the faint hearted. It will scare the shit out of you. It will also delight you. The wins will be […]

Entrepreneurs: It is Okay to Complain.

Running a business is lonely. Sometimes it really isn’t the party everyone thinks it is. Even if you are lucky to have a lot of support around you, sometimes you can feel like people don’t *get it*. “Why don’t you just get a job!” “You must be so happy not having a boss!” “I wish […]

Remember: Words Have Power. And sympathy is not empathy.

Yes, I know. Another Charlotte Dawson post. Another social media person making commentary in order to get some Google Juice. Another person who has been the victim of online harassment speaking out. Another person sharing their story. I know you’re fatigued with the discussion, because so much has been said already, but hear me out. […]

You Really Want to Know?

I just want to say a few things about the ridiculous RUOK Campaign. Despite the best of intentions, unless you are prepared for the following answer: “No, actually, I am not OK. My life has fed me a shit sandwich since the day I was born and it continues to get worse. The only reason […]

The Big D.

I am going to a charity ball on Friday night for Lifeline. It’s the inaugural Black Diamond Ball and it is going to be great fun. But I wanted to take a moment and just acknowledge my amazing community of Twitter friends, a lot of whom are going to the ball, but who have also […]