What Will Smith taught me about failure

Author’s Note: Unlike any other article I have ever written, this one has a major twist in the middle. If you read it, read to the end, please. ~ Melissa   Failure.   I can’t be happy about it. I don’t look forward to it. I don’t pursue it. I don’t like it when it...

Enabling Unproductive Behaviors in Other People

For the past few…well…forevers, I have been an enabler.   I take personal responsibility for the health, success, and happiness of other people.   This is not a good thing.   It really stinks to admit this to thousands of my closest friends.  Okay, so, you may not...

The Death of Specialization?

My husband and I love New York City.  We love theater, walking, subways, food, window shopping, all of it.  One of Eric’s must-go-to restaurants is called Plataforma.  I call it “The Meat Coma Place.”  I said we liked food, not that we were sophisticated.   Plataforma...