Let’s be completely real right now: it is f***ing hard to stay motivated during a global pandemic. I don’t know what your life circumstances are. Every person reading this probably has different levels of stress and anxiety, different personal responsibilities, different financial needs and health concerns and on and on and on it goes. But
Ruby Roberts is heading to Cedar Point to connect with the father who left her behind. A handsome stranger on her cross-country flight isn’t what she’s expecting, but their relaxed smiles and easy conversation leaves free-spirited Ruby wanting something… more. Boyd Mitchell is flying home for some end-of-summer relaxation and time with his favorite people
“Paging Boyd Mitchell. Passenger Boyd Mitchell, please see the closest Summit attendant. Thank you.” The sound of my name over the intercom pulls my eyes from where they’ve been focused on my phone, my attention briefly drawn away from the work that dominates my focus at all hours. I quickly scan the crowded seating area
“I’m sorry, I don’t think I heard you correctly,” she says, letting out a huff of laughter that belies the confusion I can hear in her voice. “Can you say that just…one more time? Because it sounded for a second there like you said…” “I think we should get married.” She freezes, her confusion morphing
When my dad passed away in 2013, I struggled to find ways to manage the emotions I experienced. I tried watching movies, binged television shows like Survivor and The Amazing Race and The Bachelor. I ate – a lot. In May 2014, I picked up my very first romance novel. Fifty Shades of Grey. I
I’m on deadline this month. I’m on deadline and the past few days have been spent in repose on the couch with a stomach sickness that kept me half asleep and unable to work. Well. That’s a lie. I could have forced myself to work. But I would not have been putting forth my best
I think it’s fairly common for us to forget the importance of reflection. Not only does it provide us with a chance to remind ourselves of our hard work and successes, it also gives us an opportunity to identify areas where we might not have pushed hard enough (or pushed too hard), and how we
My very first book published three years ago this month. It was a really amazing milestone to pass, and I feel grateful every time I realize that I’m doing exactly what I wanted to do… I’m an author. With each passing month, I feel like I’m learning so much more. Not only about myself as
What is Be Your Anything about?This book is about a lot of things. It’s about two characters – Lucas Pearson and Lennon Day – navigating a relationship that’s two decades in the making. It’s about standing up for yourself and what you deserve, in work, life and love. It’s about friendships and supporting each other.
It’s like therapy. Surfing. When shit gets hard, I tell my problems to the ocean, share them with the waves that ebb and flow, rush in and fade out, the rough and the calm, just like life. Sometimes I float on my board, letting the push and pull of the tide calm and soothe me.