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My Summer of Reinvention & Transformation

My Summer of Reinvention & Transformation

Hey there, friends! It’s been a while since I’ve blogged. And what huge changes my life has been experiencing this summer. You may have noticed and heard some things, I’ve shared some with you already. I’ve been in reinvention mode this summer, allowing life to unfold, practicing surrender, learning […]

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Resistance: Your Bratty Kid Sister

Resistance: Your Bratty Kid Sister

Here is the plain, strange truth: I’m resistant to pretty much everything. This includes, but is not limited to: things that are good for me, things that I want to do, things that I waited for, things that I chose, things that I planned, things that light […]

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Have you forgotten? You are a wild one.

  “Underneath it all, we are wild and we know it.” – Reggie Ray, Buddhist scholar From the time you were a little child they’ve been trying to tame you. They told you how to sit, they told you how to behave. They told you what nice […]

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If you’re waiting until you’re “ready”…

If you're waiting until you're "ready"...

I want to tell you today, you will never be ready. There will never be a perfect time. That dream you have, you know the one I’m talking about, has been patient, that longing has persisted, yet there are still so many hurdles, so many shifts, so […]

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Rise and Shine

Rise and Shine

Yesterday was a dark day, for millions of us. Many of us stayed up the night before watching the dreadful reality happen, electoral vote by electoral vote, state by state. Around one in the morning, I finally gave in to exhaustion and went to bed, overcome with […]

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I Hate Vulnerability

I Hate Vulnerability

  It was a crossroads moment. I was feeling hurt. A few friends were planning a special get-together, and I couldn’t make it on the night in discussion, told them so, and hoped another date would thus be chosen. It wasn’t. There they were… those sucky feelings […]

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Stop trying to be fearless.

Stop trying to be fearless.

  Fearlessness is total bullshit. There. I said it. I have yet to meet someone who is fearless. If they claim to be, well, they’re either hiding it, or sleepwalking through life. And here’s a confession: I nearly cringe when someone calls me “fearless.” And another: I’m […]

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I’ve made a huge decision.

I've made a huge decision.

The word “decide” means, in its barest essence, “to kill.” Think about it: Matricide. Genocide. Suicide. Homocide. In order to choose the powerful decisions that will propel our lives, something else has to die. I’ve made a huge decision, and I want to tell you about it. But […]

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Inclement Weather Announcement

Inclement Weather Announcement

I’m not sure if you clicked and opened this link because you usually do, or if the subject line piqued your curiosity, but either way, I’m glad you did. There’s something important I want to share. When I worked at MoveStudio as Marketing Manager, I was responsible […]

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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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