Blog - Confidence

How to Build Emotional Resilience

Emotional resilience is the ability to recover or rebound quickly from difficulties; the ability to spring back after being bent, compressed, stretched. There’s a word that keeps appearing in my tweets and Facebook feed and it sort of feels like a trendy … Read More


Ever done something that really scared you?

Doing something that scares you is often your ticket to success. I am not talking about the spooky haunted house scary stuff or the Stephen King horror movie, IT. I am talking about scaring yourself—taking the big risk and pushing yourself into … Read More


Drum roll please…

It’s Back! Pink Chandelier is returning for a relaunch event on September 27th…. You may have attended an event or heard the buzz about Pink Chandelier and the inspiring gatherings of creative women, entrepreneurs, artists, women with ideas and opinions. If not, … Read More


It’s not any easier, part 2

If you read my last blog, I shared how every change begins with a transition, and I offered three practical ways to navigate the inevitably chaotic time of transition. Here’s a little refresher:   Create rituals : acknowledge your transitions by doing … Read More


How to Thrive in Transitions

Wondering how to thrive in transitions? I know you can approach change with grace and steadiness. Last week, I made an entire room of intelligent, beautiful women really mad at me… How? Well, I was invited to speak at a women’s luncheon … Read More


Why I Love McDonald’s

I love McDonald’s. (Yes, I said it.) I have spent a lot of time in McDonald’s restaurants, talking to managers, owner-operators, customers, working to understand their process and what they thought could improve, and I even spent a day behind the counter, … Read More


Keeping Your Instrument Tuned

When I was acting full time, care of my body and voice were a key part of my career success and lifestyle. This focus on a finely tuned instrument (a body well cared for) empowered me to exude a vibrant vitality that … Read More


My Most Negative Post Ever

Are you a “cup half full” or “half empty” kinda person?  Or maybe you’re a “Thank God there’s something in it!” (especially if it’s coffee) There are people on this earth that naturally lean towards a positive attitude, assuming the best of others.  … Read More