July 18, 2019
Rocks Don't Cry
My very first full-length book, a memoir braided with an empowering guide to self-awareness.
"I am Nobody. But I have a story to tell.
I’ve always heard the adage that to write well, you must write what you know. This story is what I know…
Once upon a time in the midst of the brilliantly bright, steamy summer of 2017, I was lost. I had recently quit my career after almost 15 years..."
April 28, 2018
What Your Clothes Whisper While They're on Your Back
I’m sitting in my therapist’s office (yes, I’m a coach with a therapist because a wise person once said, “You can only take your clients as far as you’ve come.”) and I find myself talking about clothing.
The conversation began with me remarking how pleasantly comfortable my therapist looked that day in her outfit, a seemingly simple statement on the surface, like commenting on the beautifully sunny day. But I know myself, there’s a purpose for everything that comes out of my mouth and most often it’s metaphorical...
May 27, 2018
So, I Tried and Failed. Now What?
So, I tried and failed. Now what? As a coach, I’m naturally predisposed to not believing in the “F” word. In my world, “F*ing” doesn’t exist; it’s a monstrous fairy tale told for the sole purpose of scaring little children and preventing adults from leaping faithfully into the unknown.
But then there’s that other part of me, the deep, visceral grossness that festers in the dank blackness. You know the part. The part that gags when someone says, “There is no failure because things always turn out the way they’re suppose to.”
June 12, 2018
It's My Birthday, and I'll Cry If I Want To
Yep! It’s that time again, the anniversary of another year gone by. While I know many middle-aged women (ahem! around my age) who lament their upcoming birthday because it reminds them they’re growing older, I’m not one of them. Growing older doesn’t frighten me. In fact, I embrace Time in all its wrinkly glory because I know with each passing year I am wiser and more consciously aware of myself and others and simply more in love with Life than I was the year before. But despite my zeal for the wisdom and grace of age, I nonetheless abhor my birthday.