Who Else Wants to Quiet Their Mind and Be Happier?

What I love most about my guest blogger and top-notch mindfulness coach,...more

Blown Sideways: The Day I Left Jack Kerouac

Sixteen years ago today I had a radical dislocation of my identity. I received my first ever wedding proposal at the age of thirty-five. The day before I was a single, struggling actress and playwright in debt from travel and misadventures ....more

Solo Travel in Midlife! You’re Not Alone

I met my guest blogger today at the BAM (Bloggers at Midlife) conference in Vegas last month. I looooved the idea of her business coaching women to transform themselves and their lives through travel in midlife. As a seasoned traveller myself I am absolutely tempted to travel with Jen....more

He Answered the Door With a Gun

A Tale of Fathers and Daughters The trouble began with Mike Swenson. He and I had never spoken. He was a grade older than me at Upland High and the only reason I was aware he existed was because I had to walk past the baseball diamond to get to the gym for volleyball practice after school ....more

5 Wisdom Bites on How to Handle Difficult People

The term “Asshat” seems to be catching on. Today my guest blogger Liv has her own take on how to handle difficult people aka Asshats. I love what she’s learned from her ex and think her practical advice will help not just in the love life arena, but also with family, friends, co-workers and bosses ....more

How to Build Your Brand in 6 Minutes!

How to Build Your Brand? Your Real Self + Your Alter Ego = Your Brand. What do I mean by that? ...more

BAM Conference 2016

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Talking To Kids About Pornography (7 Bullet Points)

I’m sorry to inform you, but today’s parents are going to have to talk to their kids about porn. A recent article, “Sex Before Kissing: 15-Year-Old Girls Dealing With Porn Addicted Boys,“ describes how...more

Guest Post: The “Real Truth” About my Stepmom’s Boobs

My stepmom is one of my favorite people in the world, so I’m excited to share guest-blogger Jezzie Tremaine’s (a pseudonym) story of her equally indomitable stepmom. I give you: “The Real Truth About my Stepmom’s Boobs.”...more

“I See You’ve Made a New Friend” & Other Memories of a Boy Gone too Soon

David Bowie, Glen Frey and Alan Rickman made me think of a Gone Boy who might’ve left a legacy as bright as theirs. He would’ve turned fifty-one last month. He died in the month of March when he was twenty-eight; killed by a...more