Category: Creating Courage

Keep Creating a World in Which You See Yourself as Valuable

Just a reminder that we can assert ourselves as women without referring to ourselves as “Boss Babes”. We don’t have to feel pressure to prove our worth by constantly making…

The Inconvenience of Women’s Anger

It begins as part of our childhood and it continues throughout our adult life. It is woven into almost every thread of every society. It is something we are asked…

Think of the Brand! (And Other Ridiculous Rules That Make Me Want to Drink a Vat of Wine)

It's been a while.  And recently I've been wondering if it would be longer still before I sent another newsletter. Or if I would even send another one at all.…

12 Mantras for Creating Courage

Courage comes in many forms. Some days we feel like the world is our arena and our courage seems to come so easily. Other times, it’s harder to come by.…

You Are Everything You Need to Remember

I was six years old when I learned that I could escape into stories and immerse myself in a make-believe world which existed within bound pages of print. I was…

What Actually Happened

"What actually happened was that he was urinating".   These were the words that were said by the male NYPD officer standing in front of me. I stared back at…

What I Discovered About Myself in the Eyes of Strangers

When was the last time that you felt truly held? When did you last feel like you could unfurl and unravel amongst the safety of strangers? I'm not sure that…

A Story of Self Acceptance (Notes from a Woman Who Made Her Own Rules)

  “It is not the critic who counts”. How many times have I read those words from Theodore Roosevelt? How many times have I repeated them? And yet, recently I’d…

Dear Fear – You Are Not Welcome at My Party

What have you worried about today? What undesirable thoughts have you allowed yourself to dwell on? I recently took a trip to the beach and as I was walking along…