"Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen."

Brene Brown

Pajama experiment results: 9/10 speakers surveyed sleep naked

By Patty K

Ever wonder what it would be like to wear your pajamas to a professional event? I found out!

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Announcing my intention, asking for what I want and doing it all wrong

By Patty K

Ack. Even the title makes me want to run and hide under the bed (if I had a bed, that is). Why is it that I can publicly proclaim that I fucked up my life, that I struggle with depression and tend to drink a tad much…but when it comes to making a simple announcement…

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How I learned to stop worrying and love the phone

By Patty K

OK. That’s a complete lie. I don’t love the phone, I just thought the title was clever. I actually wrote this post immediately after I wrote about fearing phones so much I couldn’t even order pizza.  I didn’t publish it at the time because of my “stuff” about being preachy and know-it-all and annoying. I…

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Post and run syndrome

By Patty K

I’ve been working on not hating people so much increasing my attempts to be sociable. This might come easy for some…but for a misanthrope an introvert like me, it’s not so easy. Right now I am on a mission to become a social media butterfly. Here are some of the (extremely brave) things I’ve been…

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I don’t really hate people…I’m just an introvert

By Patty K

If you would rather stay home and read a good book than go to a party… If you can recite your list of friends by name without forgetting anyone… If your idea of a “big crowd” is 10 people… If you’d rather fall on a knife than go to one of those big, noisy, card-exchangeathons…

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Barbara Sher is just like a real person, only shorter

By Patty K

A story about what happens when you mix shyness with the opportunity to meet a celebrity.

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Don’t call me…and I won’t call you…

By Patty K

I am avoiding making a phone call. This is familiar ground for me. The dreaded phone. Phones were my nemesis for years. There was a time in my life where I just *couldn’t* make phone calls. Not even for pizza…and I really like pizza. I used to pawn off all the phone calling and answering…

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