An Act of Gratitude

Recently, I've been collecting the submission boxes from the Gratitude List Project.  We've received almost 200 submissions of gratitude from local community members.  I needed to pick them up to begin brainstorming a display for our local…

Changing the Body Image Message

I went out with a group of girlfriends on Friday night to celebrate a friend who's getting married this weekend.  As I looked around - watching the actions of the younger women at the bar - I started thinking about all the time I'd spent trying…

Good For Your Soul and Sanity

Over the past week or so - I've stopped functioning in a healthy way.  I actually spent the first half of today sitting on my couch, eating a box of cookies and watching TV.  I'd like to say that I enjoyed the slowing down but I didn't.  It…

Understanding Depression

Because of my work - I tend to bear witness to people expressing a range of emotions and truths.  My goal is always to approach these moments with the respect and tenderness they deserve.  Every now and again, one of these moment resonates…
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The Most Precious Commodity

I spent the morning at the cardiologist or more specifically - on a treadmill at the cardiologist hooked up for an EKG.  I've been having some mysterious chest pains.  I've also been diagnosed with 2 different autoimmune diseases and high…

Just another ten pounds…..

At age 24 -  I was gearing up for a week in NYC, auditioning for agents from all over the world.  I felt amazing. I was proud of all the hard work I'd done prepping audition material - tweaking and getting it all just right.  I had meticulously…

Lullaby Lifelines [Postpartum Trigger Warning]

I have been avoiding posting on this topic for quite a while.  I needed to wait until I was in a safe state of mind - able to go there - to look back without unraveling my current world.  That day has arrived - its time to use my story to…

Much Bigger Than Money

Over the last two months, I have heard from many people about Create Honesty and the adventure I've set out on.  It has all been positive or at the very least - neutral.  But I always seem to get the same question from people about what I'm…
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Cultivating Your Worth

For as long as I can remember - I have had a tendency to avoid or ignore good things.  To move in the opposite direction of things that bring joy and barely give myself credit for accomplishments. Here's a couple good examples: My husband…