The Monsters Outside the Door….

The Monsters Outside the Door….

The last year has been an incredibly difficult one for me. I said goodbye to a 25-year career, friends and family I once believed loved me, and a life I thought would always be mine. Without warning, it was all on it’s way out the door, leaving me alone, terrified,...
Love the Sh*t Out of Yourself….

Love the Sh*t Out of Yourself….

Do you ever have those days where you wonder if you were raised by wolves?  My mom used to say that to my brothers and I when we were younger and acting out-of-control like little demon seeds.   Well… I’m having that kind of a day today.  I’m sure you know the kind of...
Be Brave Enough to Break Your Own Heart….

Be Brave Enough to Break Your Own Heart….

About a year ago, my friend Tanya looked at me and said, “tell me three things you love about him.”  She was sitting on the corner of her bed and I was sitting on the floor, in the doorway of her closet, as we had just been surveying the beautiful shoes that she had...
Learn the Art of Loving Yourself

Learn the Art of Loving Yourself

Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “Every artist was first an amateur.” When you consider some of the greatest painters of all-time, names like Da Vinci, Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Michelangelo, Monet- it’s hard to ever imagine them as ever being anything other than spectacular at...
More Issues than Vogue….

More Issues than Vogue….

I’m a survivor.  I was raped repeatedly for several years of my childhood. I speak of that trauma in my memoir, You Have Such a Pretty Face, but it is still something I have difficulty discussing with anyone except my therapist and my friend, Lori.  It is a painful,...