Category Archives: change

4 life-altering steps to create a life you want to live in.

The other day I heard a woman say that escaping her life every weekend to her mountain home was what was getting her through. Immediately, this question popped into my mind: What if, instead of looking for ways to escape, we decided to create lives we love so much that we want to stay fullyContinue Reading

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Warts And All

The other night I had a “spiritual nightcap” with Robert Holden, author of the bestseller Happiness NOW, among others. Beyond his incredibly charming British accent and unassuming sense of humor, I was struck by something he said:  He’s about SELF-ACCEPTANCE as opposed to SELF-IMPROVEMENT. As those words came out of his mouth I could feelContinue Reading

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The Value of the Vacuum

It turns out that most of our life circumstances are a choice. We can bitch and moan all we like, but when we’re really honest we’ve made a decision, conscious or unconscious: to stay at that job that sucks our soul to stay with that person who doesn’t bring out our best to stay onContinue Reading

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Setting women and girls free.

I received a beautiful email in January from a woman named Erin Giles on a mission. She asked me to write an essay on freedom to contribute to a book she’s putting together to free women and girls. The book was inspired by a film called Nefarious: Merchant of Souls about the human sex traffickingContinue Reading

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How to know when it’s time to quit.

I remember when I was growing up, the other kids would tell me that they hated going to basketball or lacrosse practice, but their parents had taught them not to be quitters so they just toughed it out. I was always totally mystified by this. I had tried and quit just about every sport availableContinue Reading

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Freedom is an Inside Job

The Freedom Tour has taught me several lessons about myself, love and life: But one of the most important lessons of all: freedom is an inside job This summer I had a chance to experience it first hand – in a dressing room. Of all places. I took a branded shopping trip with my friendContinue Reading

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Maybe Baby?

I got an email several months ago from leadership, relationship, and team coach Randi Buckley asking me if I would be willing to share my thoughts on having kids with her for a new coaching program she was cooking up. I immediately LOVED the concept and it made my cells buzz: The MAYBE BABY Program-Continue Reading

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Open this to change the world.

Today I’m writing in about something far more serious than my usual musings on self-actualization and freedom. Or am I? I’m part of a campaign of bloggers writing today about The Girl Effect, defined on the organizations site as “The unique potential of 600 million adolescent girls to end poverty for themselves and the world.”Continue Reading

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Glimpse TV gets naked for it’s birthday: Bindu Wiles Anniversary Episode

One year ago today I had the pleasure of interviewing Bindu Wiles for the very first episode of Glimpse TV. We had a giggly, sparkly time up on my roof in NYC with the gorgeous Dyana Valentine as our camera woman. (Watch Dyana’s Glimpse TV episode here and my second episode with Bindu here.) ExactlyContinue Reading

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It’s not going to turn out the way you thought.

It will happen later. His best friend will ask you out instead. You’ll be kissed in the movies instead of on a beach. You’ll end up going to a different school because the one you thought you’d get into didn’t work out. She’ll move away. Someone else will move in next door. She’ll be aContinue Reading

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