“Yes, and…”

January 18, 2018

In the world of improvised comedy, there is only one rule: You must live the phrase ‘Yes, and…’. To live ‘yes, and…’ is to be open to the unexpected, always agree to its possibilities, AND add something to it by offering your own ideas and knowledge. If you’ve ever seen the television show “Whose Line […]

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ACTing on New Year’s Resolutions

January 9, 2018

The calendar has flipped to 2018 and it is accompanied by questions of New Year’s resolutions. I have never been one to make, much less stick to, resolutions. It’s always too much work! Creating an idea of how I want my life to look or what I want to be doing more of (or less […]

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Mind Over Matter

December 20, 2017

The holidays have a tendency to bring with them much more than simply home-cooked meals and dazzling lights. Often, they entail incredible amounts of stress: Do I have enough to afford the new iPhone that my daughter wants so badly? How will we celebrate in light of John’s deployment next week? Will grandpa make inappropriate […]

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Fear

November 20, 2017

In light of the holiday we just celebrated, I felt it prudent to discuss a feeling that every living human being deals with on a regular basis: fear. There has been this pervasive idea in my story growing up, both from my personal experiences and society at large, that says if I feel fear, and […]

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Creating a Life Worth Living

November 6, 2017

What do I do when I realize that I am not necessarily living the values I hold for myself in a given life domain? How to I create a life worth living?

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