Why am I smiling at you? Because my life is sooo incredibly perfect. Cue the laugh track... That's a snapshot, not a video.
None of us are immune to stress. As working parents, we balance bank accounts, expectations, work projects, crazy schedules and the health of our families… Learning how dramatically Life (or simply Tuesday) can shift will quickly teach the value of flexibility—and the necessity of humor, help and humility.
My latest book "Date Like a Grownup: Anecdotes, Admissions of Guilt & Advice Between Friends," examines the impact of loneliness and social obsolescence on men and women in their second single lives, and provides punctuating proof that looking for love from a place of isolation is as unwise as grocery shopping on an empty stomach. Not surprisingly, relationship-building and resiliency are overlapping skills foundational to professional success as well.
So, what’s it like for you? What are your challenges? Where are your successes? Please write to me with your questions, frustrations and those precious victory moments. Email me at my website: http://www.heatherdugan.com.