After a long awards season we’re approaching the pinnacle of award shows, “Hollywood’s Biggest Night” – over a billion worldwide are poised to tune in to the Oscars. I know – the world loves its award shows. And if you’re a musician or actor, you’ve probably been dreaming about making your “I’d like to thank” acceptance speech as far back as you can remember. Really, I get that. As a life coach to artists in the entertainment industry, nearly every artist I’ve coached has pu
Thank you to the inspired, prolific and dazzling original writer Gay Talese for this quote from his segment on today's Sunday Morning: "For 60 years, I still have not lost my sense of wonder, amazement of how extraordinary the ordinary person is if you know them well and I try to know them well and it keeps me alive and wanting to know more." Open your eyes, and see with your heart. Prepare to be amazed!
This is my Valentine's thought to you: A couple of years ago at a journal writing workshop I led at Oaks at Ojai, a wonderful woman named Cathy Lind Hayes wrote this. As she read her piece, this line just stopped me in my tracks. I felt it run through my veins. It just blew me away... I know our hearts get hurt, and bruised, and sometimes even torn to shreads, but eventually we have to find a way to love again. "Withholding love is the deepest injury I can do to myself." Wo