Turn Off Your Phone. And Other Tips for Making Magic.

“How did it get so late so soon?” ~Dr. Seuss Every year for the past five years, I have visited an astrologer on or around my birthday to get some insight into the year ahead. (Did I already lose some of you by talking about astrology? Possibly. Probably? I dunno. But oh well. I digress.) Usually, I walk into my …

I Am Not a Robot (or, Why I’m So Transparent About My Life in My Business)

“We think that the point is to pass the test or to overcome the problem, but the truth is that things don’t really get solved. They come together and they fall apart.” ~Pema Chodron, When Things Fall Apart:  Heart Advice for Difficult Times   I have written before about some of the advice I received when I first started my business. …

Curious & Curiouser Podcast, Episode 23: Dating, Authenticity, & Social Decluttering Revisited

Social decluttering:  Challenging, potentially awkward, and absolutely necessary. If you enjoyed episode 4 of the podcast, you’ll love this conversation, in which Tracey and I explore the question:  Does being your authentic self across all areas of your life organically weed people out? We talk about social decluttering as it relates to dating, family, and — once again — friendships, …