The Fear of not doing it

June 12, 2014

A few years ago while living in New York, I decided to move to Argentina. I had always wanted to live abroad, and I felt very strongly that it was the right time. Moving to a foreign country meant a lot of changes needed to take place—quitting my job, subletting my apartment, figuring out what […]

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My stop doing list

May 29, 2014

Sometimes what you stop doing is just as important as what you start doing. Sometimes it’s time to change the mindsets, behaviors, and assumptions that are no longer working (or most likely never worked in the first place). Sometimes it’s time to declare that enough is enough. Here goes. My stop doing list: Making decisions […]

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Do you have a lust to wander?

May 15, 2014

One of my favorite TV shows is Parts Unknown, a food and travel series hosted by my favorite outspoken commentator, Anthony Bourdain. Each week he visits a different country. And each week I want to go to wherever he is visiting. My husband jokes that I want to go everywhere. The list of where I […]

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I am a recovering perfectionist

March 27, 2014

I missed a blog post last week. And man, did I feel crappy about it. In the beginning of the year I had made a commitment to blog once a week. I had been doing pretty well, but then last week I was exhausted, traveling for work, burning the candle at both ends. So I […]

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Getting Happy with Pharrell

March 13, 2014

Seems like Pharrell Williams is everywhere these days. More than likely you are listening to one of his many hit songs on the radio right now. Miley, Daft Punk, Snoop Dogg, Kylie—he’s worked with them all. I love Pharrell. Not only is he ridiculously talented, but his songs just make you feel good. They are […]

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Stop listening to your loudest critic

March 6, 2014

I’ve been hearing a lot of advice lately about not listening to naysayers. To people who criticize, discourage, and hold you back from following your dreams. Whether your dreams include starting a business, finally booking that vacation, or quitting your job to become a dog trainer. Whatever it is, they advise, stop listening to people […]

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Choose Yourself

February 27, 2014

“Once you understand that there are problems just waiting to be solved, once you realize that you have all the tools and all the permission you need, then opportunities to contribute abound. No one is going to pick you. Pick yourself.” – Seth Godin — When I was working as a singer and dancer, it […]

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Everything Is Figureoutable

February 20, 2014

“Everything is figureoutable.” – Marie Forleo — Everything is figureoutable. That may be one of my favorite phrases. Especially this year as I take on new projects, try new things, and stretch myself mentally and emotionally. Everything can be figured out. This has been my mantra. We are so fortunate to live in a time […]

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One Billion Rising on V-Day

February 13, 2014

One in three women will be beaten or raped in her lifetime. I was stunned when I read that statistic. That is one billion people. ONE BILLION. In response, One Billion Rising was born. In honor of the one billion. This campaign is a global movement created by V-Day, an organization whose mission is to […]

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Lessons From a Snow Sculptor

February 6, 2014

I recently attended a snow sculpting competition. I really didn’t know what to expect, but I was amazed. I was in Truckee, California near Lake Tahoe, one of my favorite places to unwind, unplug, relax, and rejuvenate. These sculptures were incredible–glorious works of art. Walking among the snow I thought of the sculptors, these artists […]

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