Eff Sh*t Up Friday – Are you choking on your manners?

I grew up with a grandma who was obsessed with Emily Post. Manners ruled everything in her house. She was old school with a side of feminism mixed in. We did not mess around with swearing (that never caught on), napkins on our lap (I nearly didn’t go on a 2nd date with my husband…

Eff Sh*t Up Friday – News Flash: You Aren’t Pro-Life

Pro is defined by Merriam-Webster as: 1: an argument or evidence in affirmation 2: the affirmative side or one holding it Life is defined by Merriam-Webster as: 1a : the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body b : a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings 2a : the sequence of physical and mental experiences…

Inspiration in these crazy times!

A few months ago I started coaching with badass superstar Susan Hyatt. The first thing she had me do was develop a virtual board of directors whose pictures hang above my desk. When I am feeling exceptionally dark or down…it is these people whose tenacity and characteristics inspire me to keep going. If we are…

Eff Sh*t Up Friday – Rebel Girls and Tax Bills

Do you ever just wake up in the morning and think holy crap…how did I get here? I do pretty much every day. I haven’t always been Dr. Melissa Bird, PhD but I have always been a rebel girl I grew up in small town Utah, wore spandex skirts that were just a centimeter too…