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Happy spring from Chicago!

I’m waking up this morning in The Windy City, where their spring weather can be pushing 80° one day and snowing the next. Literally! I grew up in the Midwest, born in Iowa City, Iowa, then moved to East Lansing, Michigan – and in my 20s lived here in Chi-town for a couple of years … Continued

Resentment is a red flag emotion

Resentment is like a clichéd country western song, “I been wronged.” That is, somebody or something has crossed a line and you’re left feeling battered and bruised. Depending on the particulars of the situation, you experience feelings anywhere from miffed to downright furious. We’ve all experienced it: a girlfriend once again overlooks your birthday, though you always … Continued

Does your outside match your insides?

TV host Stacy London (What Not to Wear) has a new show on TLC called Love Lust or Run. Her guests are women whose wardrobes are what most of us would consider garish, even bizarre. (One guest referred to herself as a “post-apocalyptic Amazonian warrior.” Wowzers.) The show’s premise is that we don’t always see … Continued