Fear

Shut Ins: A Guide

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Uhm. Wow. What a week, right? Between scary and confusing news segments about COVID-19, you may ALSO be hearing messages about using this time to be UBER productive and accomplish every goal you’ve ever dreamed of, drag out art supplies, re-wallpaper your living room, organize […]

Courage

What you really want

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I had a dream that I was carrying around a placenta in a leaky fabric pouch. It was warm and very Waldorf-y and kind of a mess. I began to feel dread. I had done something wrong. Been negligent. Cause irreparable harm. Then I realized the placenta belonged […]

Insights

Is that how you want to live?

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Is there some part of your life that feels unsettled? Unfocused? Unresolved? Is there some issue that feels confusing, fuzzy, something you think you’ve put to rest only to have it pop back up again, staring you in the eye? What’s that doing there? You may say, I thought […]

Courage

Saying Uncle

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I took myself on an artist date the other day. I went to see Clemency because I wanted to see powerhouse acting and that I did (Whoa–that Alfre Woodard and Aldis Hodge!), but ultimately the story was too unrelenting for me, without redemption, justice, or […]

Body Compass

Delight

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These days, I seek antidotes to the despair I feel given our current political situation. These days, I need ways to manage the rage and sorrow that erupts from near-constant assaults on truth and justice, the erosion of morality, the absence of courage and real leadership […]

Body Compass

The truth of who you are

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Today I have a simple message: We are all creative. Every Single One Of Us. Creativity is our birthright. There are not creative people and uncreative people. There are only people. Connecting to our creativity is a spiritual practice. It is essential. It feeds the soul. If we […]

Courage

Terrible Reviews

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When I was 18, I went to an acting conservatory. There were about 20 of us in my class, ranging from 18, me, the youngest, to some in their mid-30s. The director of the program, one of our acting teachers, was a gritty, straight-talking, chain-smoking […]

Mindset

Practice Makes Imperfect

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The following is an excerpt from my meditation this morning: Breathe in. Breathe out. Breathe in. Breathe out. I really need to bring that chair to the studio. Should I do that today? Maybe I better wait until tomorrow. (Notice I’m planning.) Say, I’m back. […]

Action

Now is the time

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I’m sure by now you’ve been inundated with YEAR END posts. It’s coming! The end of 2019! And the start of not only a new year but a new DECADE! !!!!!! What do you want it be BRING you? What do you want it to […]