You are a gift

You are a gift

We’re raised in a world that values effort. Our soul suckers only understand what we do, not who we are.  In reality, WHO YOU ARE is the most valuable thing about you. Not what you think. Not what you know. Not what you do.  When you are...
One hill at a time

One hill at a time

I have an inner teenager inside of me. She’s very impatient. Sometimes this gives me an unstoppable drive. Other times it drives me absolutely BonKerS! It can be hard to see how far we’ve come. On anything. Improvement as an actor. Movement on gut...
presence is your gift

presence is your gift

Without realizing it at the time, I spent so much of my life WORKING HARD to PROVE my worth.  Then one day, a trusted friend blurted,  “You don’t need to prove yourself to yourself or anyone else. You are.” Her truth-blurt jolted me...
You Are beautiful

You Are beautiful

“What makes you vulnerable makes you beautiful.” – Brené BrownFor years I led with my head while trying to hide my heart. If you know me now, you probably think that seems impossible. In a way, you’re right. My beloved acting class pointed out...
leadership

leadership

During my Leadership program, about 11 years ago, I spent about 12 hours one day SPINNING OUT. I’d gotten triggered by an exercise I would not have ended the exercise the way the leaders did.  While debriefing, I said, “We went straight from my heaven...