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I never say I can’t. Not never never. But hardly ever. Really, what is ‘can’t’? Physically cannot? But I can. Emotionally cannot? But I can. I believe anything is possible. There is no can’t. (But should I?) Last week I said ‘I can’t.’ To things I’d worked for, things I wanted. And I was / […]

The After.

I’m coming out of the haze. I’m sleeping hard and often, I’m sick. I’m scared and I’m proud. That. Actually. Happened. That thing where I spoke at a sold out TEDx event and people laughed and they cried. Where I got called something that I’ve never been called and can barely process: powerful. I knew it would […]

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I wanted to write a quick FB post thanking (some of!) the women in my life for International Women’s Day. Then it got longer and longer. And longer. And hatched into a blog post. So I’m here! (Probably a sign I should blog more :)) *** Business Life: Shout out to the incredible, strong, smart, […]

Wip It Good

November 1. For me, this month isn’t about one particular WIP (Work In Progress). I’m using it as an opportunity to take stock, catch up, and get clear on what’s next. I have -literally- a cupoard full of scraps and drafts and half-scenes waiting on me. It has begun 🙂

Here’s the story: A Nobel Prize winning scientist commented that “Three things happen when they [women] are in the lab: you fall in love with them, they fall in love with you, and when you criticise them they cry.” Now, I don’t want to sound like a woman in a lab, but I am so […]

What do you want? Oh sure, you want love, health, money, jelly tip chocolate. All The Things. But what is it that you want deep down, waaay under the infinity pool and the USB heated slippers? Dig around. There’s a feeling down there somewhere. Maybe it’s joy. Control. Peace. Picture yourself exactly where you want […]

Okay, so I’m at the end. Two months into the one month challenge (ha). For me, it’s been good to have some structure around blogging. I still struggle with the point. Time is precious, and writing time is super precious. But there’s something that’s just as important as desire: making it happen. If you don’t […]

Hope on Ice

It was a bad day. The kind of bad that you order ice cream at the Drive Thru. For lunch. And then you can’t taste it anyway, because your brain is all choppy and churny from the badness of the day (and dude, it’s only lunchtime).  Then, for no reason that we knew of, the […]

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