Give Depression the Bird


Let’s get one thing straight. Depression is real. It is not something to be trivialized, snapped out of, or sucked up. In fact, trying to do this often makes it worse. I know, because I’ve been there. I would have loved to have been able to give myself a shake and a rueful smile and … Continue reading Give Depression the Bird

Hi! It’s me, Katie


Hi I’m Katie. I am a fictional woman from the crazy mind of author Heidi Farrelly. Why am I here? I want to tell you a little bit about myself. You see, I am the person Heidi writes all her books for. What about the dedication at the front of her books you ask? No, … Continue reading Hi! It’s me, Katie

Despicable Debt


Despicable, really? Isn’t that a bit over the top? Maybe. How about we try some other words? All consuming. Pervasive. Soul sucking. Destroyer of life, of love, of relationships, of families. Debt is truly one of the ugliest words I know. However you see it, or say it, debt can be the difference between a … Continue reading Despicable Debt

Embrace Life


I recently saw a fabulous documentary called Embrace. It was by an incredible lady named Taryn Brumfitt who (long story short) went from hating her body to embracing it the way it is, and has started a movement to encourage people worldwide to do the same. Not only that but she is tackling the fashion … Continue reading Embrace Life