5 Ways to Start Living an Authentic Life

In my line of work, the most common question I receive is - "how can someone live authentically?"  This is always a tricky question to answer because I want to be considerate of the person on the receiving end of my response.  There is never…

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…

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…
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5 Sanity Savers When Life Brings On Chaos

Over the past months, there were many instances where chaos ruled my life.  Despite trying to control things it just wasn't an option.  Oh, I tried to make it an option...don't get me wrong...but the more I tried...the more my sanity was…
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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…

No-thingness

"Being in the gap' can be disorienting and even scary...But it was just this state of pure potential that existed before the universe was created." I am officially unemployed.  The laptop returned, the final, courteous conversations…
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Create: to bring something new to existence

The ability to fix something is deeply rooted in the ability to control it. It took me a long time to understand that I can't control everything and everyone around me. I was finally met with such a barrage of things that were out of my control that I had no choice but to concede. Hysterically crying, in a heap on the kitchen floor - I waved the white flag at the universe as the tears came down and my heart grieved the loss of control.