For the Service-Minded Humans of the World

For my birthday this past November, I was gifted one of the best experiences of my life by my parents - other than the gift of life by my parents. I took part in Committed Impulse, a weekend-long intensive performance workshop in NYC that had the overall goal of helping actors, entrepreneurs, and public speakers, … Continue reading For the Service-Minded Humans of the World

The One Movie We All Need to See Right Now

"How we spend our days, is of course, how we spend our lives." - Annie Dillard, author Wow. It's been one heck of a week. We can get so swept up in the vicious news cycle or the emotional chaos that the holidays often bring that we often forget to pay attention to all the … Continue reading The One Movie We All Need to See Right Now

How Playing it Cool Fries Your Brain… Tell Me About it, Stud

3 minute read Did you ever notice how the cooler you play it the more stifled you get? The amount of energy that you put into acting like you have it all together, so you don't show that you're unsure or unable fills your brain with such a mega capacity of fear that it's surprising … Continue reading How Playing it Cool Fries Your Brain… Tell Me About it, Stud

How Vanilla Ice Helps Me Make Better Decisions

7 minute read What if you just met the love of your life on a cruise ship that happens to be heading straight for an iceberg? What if you wreaked havoc on the police department, turning your town upside down, because they've done a shit job handling the murder case of your only daughter? What … Continue reading How Vanilla Ice Helps Me Make Better Decisions

Shed the Labels, Find the Freedom

7 minute read One day I'm the poster girl for maternal figures nationwide, channeling my inner Tami Taylor all "clear eyes, full hearts, can't lose", hip swings and all. Not even twenty-four hours later I'm giving Rhea Perlman a run for her Emmy as Carla Tortelli takes over my system with feisty mega eye rolls … Continue reading Shed the Labels, Find the Freedom

3 Questions to Help You Be a Rebel With a Cause

5 minute read "Even Jell-O needs a mold." Fortunately, I was given this simple advice late in my twenty's so that I could absorb and appreciate it. It made sense and helped me get out of my way creatively and personally. This is also what quieted my inner rebel and allowed me to move towards … Continue reading 3 Questions to Help You Be a Rebel With a Cause

Time to End the Reindeer Games

1 minute read   “Who even thinks that?” my mom asked with complete and utter confusion. “I don’t think that conversation ever needs to be had. Ever.” “Mom, hear me out,” I said shooting up a little straighter. “The reindeer are total assholes to Rudolph the whole time. The only time they even like him … Continue reading Time to End the Reindeer Games