Playing Small

For years, I was told I was “too intense” and that I should “tone it down a notch” and other similar statements from people who were uncomfortable with me being me. I am loud, animated. I talk with my hands. I have been asked, more than a few...

Say “Yes” to your dreams

Ten years ago, I walked into a yoga studio for the first time. And fell in love. I was at home and comfortable with myself in a way I had never felt before. My soul sang. The “type A” voice in my head shut up and listened. The voice of the teacher was...

You suck at it? Everyone does. Practice.

I had an amazing experience recently. I was scheduled to attend a lecture hosted by a famous author. Okay, it was Liz Gilbert, who was scheduled to speak about her recent book “Big Magic” and the creative process of writing it. Or some such. I didn’t pay attention to...

Untitled – thoughts on progress and the path to success

It’s that time again. The quarterly review prep. I am reviewing my lists of goals, desires, progress. Reviewing wins, misses, failures, lane changes and more. Excuses and validations.  Cycling quickly through a wide variety of emotions. I succeeded here, failed...

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