Be A Goldfish – Moxie On Monday

“You know what the happiest animal on Earth is? It’s a goldfish. You know why? Got a ten-second memory. Be a goldfish, Sam.” Ted Lasso Tweet I’ve never thought a whole lot about goldfish. I mean, why would I? Sure, I loved having a tiny fish bowl in my room when I was a young … Continue Reading

It Takes a Team to Take Your Clothes Off

The last time I was photographed naked, I was still in diapers. I thought I would happily go to my grave leaving it at that. Oh, was I wrong! I’ve learned a lot of things about myself through my 60 Days to 60 Challenge that capped off with a fully nude photo shoot in Austin, … Continue Reading

It’s Time to Give Self Sabotage a Knockout Punch! – Moxie On Monday

“Let go of who you think you’re supposed to be; embrace who you are..” Brene Brown Tweet Have you ever thought of the concept of Self Sabotage? Wouldn’t you like to give it a knockout punch? In order to sabotage yourself, there must be more than one self at work! When I had that realization, … Continue Reading

Just Crazy! It’s Mox in Socks!

Who knew that a simple pair of socks, an affordable purchase not much more than the price of a latte, can brighten your spirits and spice up your wardrobe?! Welcome to the world of Cute But Crazy Socks, a retail novelty sock store  in Bellingham, WA with a down home feel and a global reach … Continue Reading

I Got Naked in Austin – Don’t Mess With Texas

It’s funny how often I stressed over the thought of taking my clothes off. When it came down to the moment – the moment to actually strip and drop my robe – to be utterly stark naked in front of a mostly male crew, including two men I barely knew, it felt completely natural. “60 … Continue Reading

My New Favorite Color is Nude – Moxie On Monday

“I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked.” Oscar de la Renta Tweet Why is taking your clothes off considered such a big deal in our culture? Just look at young children. They do it all the time. Naturally. Freely. Not a care in the world. As the years go by, … Continue Reading

Friendship and Midlife – Moxie On Monday

“Midlife is like a bridge, a bridge into a new world, a world previously unknown, except to your Authentic Self.” Catherine Grace O’Connell Tweet You know those times in life, the times when your heart is busting open, so full of gratitude, that you think it just might explode? This past weekend was that kind … Continue Reading

My Bodyguard! How StriVectin Gave Me the Confidence For a Semi-Nude Photo Shoot!

I used to believe that skincare was about the surface, the outside of a woman. Now, I know that it’s so much more. When we take care of the outside, we change the way we feel on the inside. Exceptional skincare is a form of Self Love. When it comes to exceptional skincare, StriVectin, my … Continue Reading

Freedom – Moxie On Monday

“Freedom, gotta win it Gotta put yourself smack dab in it.” Bread, Mother Freedom Tweet Freedom. Liberation. Independence. This is a week when we celebrate our nation’s freedom and independence. It’s also a week where I’m celebrating my own. I’ve just experienced a week in Austin, TX that liberated me, strengthened me, and changed me … Continue Reading

What If … I Don’t Look Good Naked Anymore? – Moxie On Monday

No quote today! Just a contest … who is the other woman in the photo? Catherine Grace O’Connell Tweet Have you ever thought about posing nude? I never did. Like, never ever, ever, ever! Never in a million years would I do a nude photo shoot, not even one that wasn’t for public consumption. That … Continue Reading