This is Why I DO This…

I received this beautiful response to my recent post about Mothers Day and “rules”. It reminded me that my whole motivation for writing this blog is to open the door for real, authentic discussion about the feelings, struggles and insecurities that ALL of us face, and to share tips and experiences that help us gently shift…

See the Audition that Won Me a Spot as a Top 10 Semifinalist on Ready for the Stage!

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EELRtso_DTY]As some of you know, last December I had an opportunity to fly to Washington DC to compete in a brand new national (maybe international?) competition that is like the “American Idol” for inspirational public speakers. It was an incredible experience. Here’s the audition video I submitted that earned me a spot in the Top…

Just for Fun

One of my gifts (or perhaps it’s more of a disorder) is that I have an uncanny ability to connect just about any life circumstance with a Saturday Night Live Skit. So the other day when my life coach told me she thought I had potential as a motivational speaker, this is all I could…