Motivation Monday:  The Oscar Goes To

Motivation Monday: The Oscar Goes To

Become a subscriber to Motivation Monday, click here Motivation Monday: The Oscar Goes To... The Nomination Take a minute to write out all the roles you play in your life..... there's a lot, isn't there?!  Now really look at your list.  Are there any roles you'd like to relinquish? Perhaps to move on to another category...... Actor, Director, Producer Best Actor/Actress In A Lead Role - are you really in your life - 100%? Best Actor/Actress In A Supporting Role - are you an intricate part of the story, helping others shine? Best Director - are you leading - making it all happens.... happy behind the scenes All categories are important and they serve a different purpose.  Sometimes it's really clear which role feels good.  It's natural, and there's flow.  Other times you have to pull a Rocky, and step into best writer, producer, actor and director.  You've experienced that, haven't you?  It's a bit overwhelming to wear so many hats and give a...
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Becoming A Better Person

Becoming A Better Person

Twelve years ago, I made a commitment to myself to become a better person.   That decision came in the aftermath of my sister Lisa's death in the Station Night Club Fire.  After being in RI for 5 weeks after the tragic event, I was ready to come back to my life in Los Angeles.  It was time to return to my home and continue my life.  Very much in shock, and feeling a pull to go under, I knew that decision would give me focus... even though I didn't know what it meant. Everyone has those moments they want to give up. When life has just toppled you over once again, and the weeble isn't wobbling. It's got too many nicks in its bottom, it's become uneven. It slants a little, and when you push it, it falls over.  Every time I got pushed over, I got closer to the edge.  Fueled by severe depression, survivors' guilt and PTS, for a while,...
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Motivation Monday:  Sweet As Honey

Motivation Monday: Sweet As Honey

Become a subscriber to Motivation Monday, click here Motivation Monday: Sweet As Honey Have you ever bought a jar of honey?  Most likely, you'll respond yes.  Whether you use it daily or it sits on your shelf for a while, the lid gets stuck.  It just happens. Everyone has a different solution to get that jar of honey open.  Some people will run the jar under hot water, while others will bang it on the counter - anything to get it to open! Once you get it open, that honey tastes so good, doesn't it?!  You can spread it on some toast with peanut butter, let it drip into your tea or drizzle it over some manchego cheese - yum! Am I saying you're as sweet as honey and have the yummy factor?  You betchya!  Everyone has a comfort zone somewhere in their life. For some it's their body, while others experience it in relationships or their career and other areas.  That's why it's...
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Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day

  Happy Valentine's Day Love comes in many forms ... friendships, love interests, flirtation and self driven. It can be universal, sexual or unconditional. Even when you are in a romantic relationship, it is essential to love yourself first. To support how you want to love, you have to give it to yourself first. Forming a unique bond with yourself will enrich all of your other relationships, from platonic to your BFF to your lover. This Valentine's Day, give yourself some time to nurture your bond with yourself. You may already have a daily practice that enriches this. If so, take it up a notch & get really steamy. If you aren't used to doing something loving for yourself, here are some suggestions: give yourself flowers & display them where they will be in full view in your living space give yourself some alone time with a walk, bath or mini trip send some love through your body with a yoga class, massage listen to music you...
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