Reflections

Poetic. Practical. Quirky

Do You Hide Your Heart?

Do You Hide Your Heart?

Over 15 years ago, there I was, auditioning for a role in Five Women Wearing the Same Dress at City Lights Theatre in San Jose. (5 Great Female Roles - 3 of which were within my age range!) I was auditioning my butt off - Reading one scene after another after another....

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Release and Rise

Release and Rise

2020 has been one hell of a year! We’ve faced wave after wave of crisis: COVID, shelter in place orders, social unrest, fires, political strife, more shutdowns. Many of us have personally experienced deep and profound grief. It’s tempting to clench our jaws, close our...

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The Magic of Being Seen

The Magic of Being Seen

This has (already) been a magical, event-filled, gratitude-infused week. I got engaged on Sunday December 6th!!!  Then on Tuesday, the Compelling Speaker speaker participants absolutely ROCKED their recital. They were vulnerable. They were courageous....

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Force is Rarely the Answer

Force is Rarely the Answer

My boyfriend often says, "Force is rarely the answer.” When he’s gently reminding me, I’m usually dealing with an inanimate object: trying to open a cabinet, a container, or the front door with a key that’s JUST a little OFF. FORCE is also RARELY THE...

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How To Use Your Magic Wand – Step 3

How To Use Your Magic Wand – Step 3

Intuition is a sacred gift and the rational mind a faithful servant.  - Albert Einstein Once you accept what’s present and start listening to your magic wand, the next step is to create from there. The biggest way to do that is to do what your magic wand...

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