Adventure to London and Paris

In my twenties I met people who talked about backpacking through Europe. One of them was a charming redhead, named Eric, who is now my husband and traveling companion. Back then I didn’t understand what the appeal was. I was fresh out of college, pursuing my dreams of working in Hollywood. How could I possibly […]

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Facing Fear

Fear. What’s better than facing our fear? At times, pretty much anything. Distraction is so much better when I’m facing a fear – whether it’s scrolling through Facebook, watching a show, or indulging in something I usually wouldn’t – like a plate of nachos. Our fear can be good to us. I recently went through […]

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Being the Ultimate Badass

There’s a lot of talk about being a badass these days, whether you’re a badass at the gym, at work, or when you’re out with your kids, there is an inner badass within us beckoning to come out. My journey with badassery started last year while reading Jen Sincero’s “You Are a Badass.” Since then, […]

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In a couple of days I will be walking on hot coals at “Unleash the Power Within,” lead by Tony Robbins. As I was prepping for the trip to San Jose, I was laughing with my husband and saying, “How did I get here?” Since as far back as I can remember I have been […]

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40 Years in the Making

Hot damn, I’m turning 40! Maybe that wasn’t what you were expecting? I remember watching Oprah’s surprise 40th birthday party on TV in 1994 and thinking that she really had it all together. I loved seeing Gladys Knight, Patti LaBelle, and Aretha Franklin give her their thoughts on turning 40. Years later, Jennifer Aniston turned […]

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