25 Typed Pages: How One School and One Teacher Changed My Life

25 Typed Pages: How One School and One Teacher Changed My Life

I was the first person in my family to graduate from college. It was a huge surprise for all of us. Not because I wasn’t smart or because I wasn’t advised to continue my education. Just because I’d been an actress…

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How to Meditate: Dispel Myth and Start Meditating Today

How to Meditate: Dispel Myth and Start Meditating Today

Susan Miner, Counselor teaches how to meditate. A common mythabout meditation is that we need to stop our thoughts. It may trip you up by making you think you are ‘doing it wrong’ and lead you to give up. Just yesterday…

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The Perils and Pleasures of Two Careers

The Perils and Pleasures of Two Careers

Most people I have encountered in my life, especially New Yorkers, are juggling more than one career. It seems initially to be quite exciting, however, there are no limitations when it comes to having self-doubt, others doubting you, and the yearning…

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The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

I took a Method Writing class with the well-known Jack Grapes last fall, and I noticed a deep parallel with one of Jack’s writing techniques—called transformation lines—when I look at my life. He encourages us to use our transformation lines to…

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Tales of a Homeschool Mom

Tales of a Homeschool Mom

home·school·ing:ˈhōmˌsko͞oliNG/ noun: homeschooling; plural noun: homeschoolings; the education of children at home by their parents. Homeschooling was something my husband and I had always wanted to do for our son. We had gone back-and-forth with the idea since he was born.…

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9 Things That Make a Guy Good Enough for My Daughter

9 Things That Make a Guy Good Enough for My Daughter

I’ve been hesitant to write this because I didn’t want to piss off my baby girl, but here we go. In an ideal world, this is what I would want. In reality, I have no more control over this than which…

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Business Card Rules

Business Card Rules

In a few years, this post might be obsolete.  Some might argue that it already is.  But for the moment, this is the most important thing you need to know in the entire world.  I want to talk to you about…

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After 35 Years, I Finally Grew a Pair

After 35 Years, I Finally Grew a Pair

After 35 years, I finally grew a pair. That’s right, I finally stood up to a childhood bully. The end result of my adventure, however, is still quite a shock. Let me explain. I was bullied as a teenager as I…

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