Blog : Beauty + Joy

“Say it Now” Launch Party with Maya Stein

It's Sunday morning and I've got my cup of coffee + some Sufjan Stevens playing. I am so happy to be connecting with you right now. You are someone who is a kindred spirit. I know that. You're here because you care about making the most of life. You care about learning to love better, mor

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Interview someone you love!

  I want you to watch this video by one of my mentors, Brendon Burchard. This is such a powerful reminder to cherish the people we love, to honor what we've learned from them, and to let ourselves be changed by their impact. Please take a few minutes to watch Brendon's video and th

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What astonishes you?

Hello hello! I hope you will read this and actually practice it, not just think of it theoretically. Let me know what astonishes you today!

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Your joy is the real gift!

    I love this gal, Charlotte Ferreux, SO MUCH!    This is the two of us last week at Brendon Burchard's High Performance Academy, where 2,000+ people gathered for this life-changing training on living your best life — relationships, business, finances, spiritual

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When Life Calls Do You Pick Up the Phone?

                          I published a guest post on the Kind Over Matter website today. It is all about how the smallest thing that calls to us can have the greatest impact on our lives. I h

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Permission to forgive.

Sometimes we need a reminder. Sometimes we need permission. Sometimes we need a nudge. Here's to forgiveness — within and without. Here's to setting ourselves free.  

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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 one-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 "writercation

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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

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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 a

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