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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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A Real Pain in the Ass

A Real Pain in the Ass

I woke up this Tuesday morning, stepped out of bed, and within my first couple steps, I was staggering in breath-taking pain. WTF. Sharp, intense, shooting up my back and down my leg, and centralized in my ass, right side, this pain has made a rude and […]

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The Pretending is Killing Us

The Pretending is Killing Us

“Life is difficult. This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths.” – M. Scott Peck There is a certain sadness in us all… We walk around in our day to day lives, pretending it isn’t there, doing what we need to do to move through […]

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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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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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Your Fear is a Master of Disguise

Your Fear is a Master of Disguise

Remember in every episode of Scooby Doo, at the end, the kids would catch the scary ghost that had been haunting them, only to pull off his mask and discover it was just some guy, pretending to be a scary ghost? In my countless sessions with clients, […]

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Fearlessness is Bullshit.

Fearlessness is Bullshit.

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 scared […]

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