Reasons why I write

Every once in a while, I freak out.  Why in the world am I putting all this personal stuff about my life online? I woke up this morning feeling like I needed to update my blogging “Mission Statement.”  I wasn’t sure if I was going to share it or not, but now I feel likeContinue reading “Reasons why I write”

San Francisco, Revisited

It’s so interesting for me to go back to San Francisco. As you may remember, I spent a few weeks in SF back in June, following a good friend’s wedding in Napa Valley. I actually just wrapped up another trip out there. I spent most of September in SF, staying with a friend and tryingContinue reading “San Francisco, Revisited”

Amy Cuddy on Personal Power, Posture, & Body Language

Here is an amazing talk, given by social psychologist Amy Cuddy, on how the way we feel about ourselves can affect our physical experience of our bodies.   I first stumbled upon it a few years ago, and every time I watch it, I find it’s still relevant to my own life. Dr. Cuddy’s mainContinue reading “Amy Cuddy on Personal Power, Posture, & Body Language”

Little things

These days,  I’m all about the little things. Last Sunday, I went with my friend Romina to her father’s house in Rhode Island.  I would say that we were going to visit, but we were actually short on time, and Romina just needed to drop some things off. But we ended up having a greatContinue reading “Little things”

Lessons from an amazing weekend

I had a crazy, fun-filled weekend. The kind of weekend I haven’t had in at least five years. Five years ago, my friends and I went to a “tango night” at a local restaurant.  It was an amazing evening.  The teachers were professional dancers, and a lot of the other students were from other countries. Continue reading “Lessons from an amazing weekend”