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The Truth About Your Relentless Inner Critic

The Truth About Your Relentless Inner Critic

“The day of unfailing, gorgeous confidence isn’t coming. Self-doubt will always be a part of what we each work with as we take steps to play bigger.” – Tara Mohr Sorry to share this dismal news, but guess what? It really isn’t that dismal, I promise. Keep […]

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What These Women Have Taught Me

What These Women Have Taught Me

I am more in love with my work than I have ever been. One of the most beautiful parts of my work and my life is The Burlesque Experience. Running now for five and a half years and 22 seasons, around 230 women have come through this program, […]

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Are You a Hot Mess? The New Archetype in Town and Why She’s Dangerous

Are You a Hot Mess? The New Archetype in Town and Why She's Dangerous

hot mess – noun – informal: a person or thing that is spectacularly unsuccessful or disordered. (Google dictionary) Jenna is a client of mine who seems to travel with a tornado whirling around her. There are usually papers flying around her, she’s chronically late and she has […]

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The Inescapable Truth about Confidence, Self-Doubt & that Miserable Inner Critic of Yours

The Inescapable Truth about Confidence, Self-Doubt & that Miserable Inner Critic of Yours

“The day of unfailing, gorgeous confidence isn’t coming. Self-doubt will always be a part of what we each work with as we take steps to play bigger.” – Tara Mohr Sorry to share this dismal news, but guess what? It really isn’t that dismal, I promise. Keep […]

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What’s Stifling Your Sexy and Snuffing Your Fire?

What’s Stifling Your Sexy and Snuffing Your Fire?

It seems to sneak up on us, the funk. We’re not looking for it. We didn’t ask for it. But there it is. The funk is what I consider to be a soup of mixed feelings of the not-so-fun fare, simmered and steeped to dull perfection. It feels […]

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You’re Sexy and You Know It

You’re Sexy and You Know It

“When I walk in the spot (yeah), this is what I see (ok) Everybody stops and they staring at me I got passion in my pants and I ain’t afraid to show it, show it, show it, show it… I’m sexy and I know it.” -LMFAO You’ve […]

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The Tyranny of Boob Padding

The Tyranny of Boob Padding

It was a sexy new little navy blue chemise and I was excited to ‘premiere’ it for my partner.  Its stretchy satiny fabric felt good on my skin, it hugged my curves in all the right places and the light padding built into the chest area made […]

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Insecurities: The Struggle is Real

Insecurities: The Struggle is Real

Show me the most beautiful, powerful, successful, actualized, amazing woman in the world, and I’ll show you a woman who sometimes struggles with insecurities. We all face the darker side of our own feelings about ourselves from time to time, no matter who we are or how […]

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Boundaries, Baby!

Boundaries, Baby!

I have a saying about boundaries: You usually don’t know what one is until it’s been crossed. I have a new boundary that I’d like to declare, based on some recent not-so-pleasant experiences. Without going into details, and keeping in mind that there are two parts to […]

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High and mighty and not afraid to own it

High and mighty and not afraid to own it

“She thinks she’s so high and mighty.” “You don’t have to act so high and mighty.” “What makes you think you’re so high and mighty?”… The phrase “high and mighty” has such a bad rap. In our modern vernacular, it’s come to mean someone who thinks she’s […]

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