Monthly Blog Archives: February 2019

Tra la la! What Bradley Cooper and I have in common!


I just watched the video clip of Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga singing “Shallow,” from "A Star is Born" at the Oscar’s Sunday night. I haven’t yet seen the movie and I missed the Oscar’s, but I do have a tiny connection to Bradley Cooper! Last week I was in Los Angeles for a on...

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Do you give yourself this?


One of my favorite things to do is to walk along the beach and listen to the uplifting recordings I've made for myself — recordings about who I want to be, how I want to live my life, and inspiration to connect more deeply with the world. Yesterday morning kicked off a weekend "writerc...

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C’mon over + bring the tissues!


What the heck am I so excited about?! That pic up above is part of a video from the Secret Agent Challenge: Operation Love, which launched this past Sunday, Random Acts of Kindness Day. I had no idea how extraordinarily uplifting and connecting this project would be. I know I wrot...

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Heck with the Hallmark kinda Valentine’s …


I don't have anything against Hallmark. Or Valentine's Day. I don't have anything against special occasions. Or celebration. (Of course! I love 'em!) But what irks me is this: when we're fed ideas about these "picture perfect" lives that for most people simply don't exist. Our culture t...

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What Alison Had to Say …


My friend, Alison Luterman, is an amazing poet and human being. She is authentic, warm, kind, and caring. She is devoted to her writing and performance as a career, which means that she spends a lot of time working in solitude. A couple weeks ago, Alison wrote a newsletter article about ...

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{Audio) A Fun Giving Game


In a recent Kind Over Matter Article, I invited readers to participate in a fun game I named, "Play it Forward." All participants have to do is offer a small act of kindness in the world — with a twist: include some way for the person who receives the kindness to "play it forward" for ...

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Love Letter to the Grieving


I just read a beautiful reminder in the New York Times this morning about how important it is to write a letter to someone grieving about the person who has died. If you can think of a few special memories you have about the person who died, these can be such pinpricks of light to someon...

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We need more joy!


Remember last week I was telling you the story of how my beau and I almost missed the crazy beautiful lunar eclipse? I made a video about it because it has such an impact on me. I mean, heck, I'm a coach. I talk about following through on intention all the time. And yet, that ole Squawky Pol...

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