Progress That Counts

Allison Nazarian Life Lessons, Real Life, The Life of Allison

Too many of us, myself included, go around thinking we aren’t making progress, that we aren’t “getting anywhere.” But you know what? You — yes, YOU — have made a lot of progress. Sure, progress can feel slow and painstaking and sometimes non-existent, but it is nonetheless progress.You may have a bad day (or days) and sometimes you may feel …

When Life Sticks Its Tongue Out At You

Allison Nazarian Life Lessons, The Life of Allison, There, I Said It

This morning I awoke to an email that annoyed me.  The scenario behind the email goes something like this: I am looking to hire someone to work with me on a long-term growing project that will be one of my priorities this year and going forward. I have spoken with a number of professionals in this area over the past …

It Is Time

Allison Nazarian Inspiration, Real Life, Share Your Story, The Life of Allison

This morning I tried to weasel out of my writing commitment. But my honey called me on it. Well, he didn’t have to. I called myself on it. The conversation went something like this: Me: Let’s go out to breakfast, wouldn’t that be fun!? Him: Sure. Me: How about we go right now!? Him: After your morning post, right? Me/My …

Not Your Typical Unconditional Love Story

Allison Nazarian Real Life, The Life of Allison

I have a dog. Her name is Ebony. That was the name she came with. We call her Ebby. She is mostly Lab and blacker than whatever you think the most black thing is. She is approximately 4-years-old. I say approximately because we were not her first owners. We were not really even her second owners, come to think of …