“I used to equate having self-worth with being selfish, but now I understand that taking care of myself is the most beautiful thing I can do.  And, quite frankly, I can’t be a good actor, I can’t be a good wife, friend, or mother (to my dogs)…I can’t be a good anything until I’ve taken care of myself first. So this kindness to yourself is paramount.”

-Alicia Silverstone

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Oct 31
October 31, 2011

Trick or Treat

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It’s Halloween. Put on a costume.  Wear a mask. Pretend to be what you’re really not.  Make believe you are who you wish you could be. But the real question to ponder is, what disguise do you secretly wear in your daily life? Psychologist, Robin Reznick, Ph.D., says:  “We sometimes wear masks as our shield-to.. read more →

Oct 24
October 24, 2011

Pay Attention to Your Energy

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“Your emotions tell you how your energy system is functioning at each moment. They show you at which locations energy is leaving your energy system in fear and doubt and where it is leaving in love and trust. Your job is to identify where energy leaves you in fear and doubt, and change what you.. read more →

Oct 10
October 10, 2011

Steve Jobs Quotes

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“Again, you can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the.. read more →

It’s been 8 years since I moved to New York. New York is like the whole world in one place, from little Italy, to Chinatown to the Upper East Side, New York has it all. I remember my excitement when I moved to the city. I wanted to be a part of it. For a.. read more →

Amazing video about J.K. Rowling, how she went from very little to extraordinary success. She said to herself, “I want to write and what’s the worst that happens, I get turned down by a few publishers.” She focused on writing and what she wanted instead of being afraid to fail. If you don’t have time.. read more →

Jun 29
June 29, 2011

Act on Kindness

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“The positive effect of kindness on the immune system and on the increased production of serotonin in the brain has been proven in research studies. Serotonin is a naturally occurring substance in the body that makes us feel more comfortable, peaceful, and even blissful. In fact, the role of most anti-depressants is to stimulate the.. read more →

Jun 21
June 21, 2011

Practice Self-Compassion

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As a life coach, I help you become more self-aware and we investigate your thinking. Most people would never say the things they say to themselves to their friends or family. If we were as mean to them as we are to ourselves, probably nobody would want to be around us. Your self-talk is critical.. read more →

“Suffering is optional. Whenever we experience a stressful feeling- anything from mild discomfort to intense sorrow, rage, or despair-we can be certain that there is a specific thought causing our reaction, whether or not we are conscious of it. The way to end our stress is to investigate the thinking that lies behind it. ”.. read more →

“The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.” – Morrie Schwartz “Excellence is not a singular act, but a habit. You are what you repeatedly do.” – Shaquille ONeal “Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become.. read more →