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5 Sanity Savers When Life Brings On Chaos

We can all agree that these are unprecedented times.  We are all collectively experiencing a litany of emotions and may feel like life has been thrown into complete chaos.  Many of us are trying to re-examine our current "go to" coping strategies…
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What Do You Own?

Stumbling Point I recently went through a Parathyroidectomy to cure a disease that I'd been unknowingly fighting for years. I went into the operating room with a long list of symptoms including extreme fatigue, anxiety, kidney stones, joint/bone…

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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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.