If you’re already prone to panic attacks, knowing you are about to be confined to a small space for a set number of hours will set off some wicked circular logic: I am going to be on a plane for seven hours. What if I have a panic attack on the plane? Will I yell? […]
Today I drove to a New Jersey beach at a ludicrously early hour, ensuring there wouldn’t be many other surfers. I can’t steer. Yet. I stood on my first wave less than 18 months ago. That was in warm, sunny Costa Rica, at Witch’s Rock Surf Camp. You must drop everything and go there, actually. Find […]
Anxiety locks us into absolutes. Like dragonflies, we are adaptable.
I know the word “manifest” is so overused, your brain is shutting down. But wait. Jimmy Fallon does it. And not in a fru fru West Coast way. Here’s how I found out: NPR replayed a Fresh Air interview with Jimmy Fallon today. For the record, Jimmy never used the word “mainfest,” but he told […]
Easy meditation: It’s a bit of an oxymoron. I’ve been trying to start a meditation practice for at least a decade. Certainly since Eat, Pray Love came out, and that was 2006. I had plenty of starts and stops, but when a new challenge arises, like moving, having a baby, or starting a new job, […]
Quotes about fashion are meant to be inspiring. I’m a fan of anything that encourages people to show their individuality. I am not a fan the snobbishness that is so often the undercurrent of what’s being said in fashion publications. This is nothing new. Mainstream fashion media feeds off this attitude, probably because it works. […]