A Woman’s Intuition? You Better Believe It! – Moxie On Monday

Do you know what Moxie is? It’s confidence in your Inner Voice. Do you trust your Intuition? I do, but I didn’t for years and years. Let’s talk about ways to connect you to, and learn to trust one of your Midlife Superpowers! The phrase “a woman’s intuition” isn’t some made up BS!  We are … Continue Reading

Assume Everyone is Struggling – A Call For a Conversation – Capturing Grace

I was making the rounds on social media last week. I happened to see a post by Maria Shriver, a personal heroine of mine, that moved me to tears.  She had recently lost her beautiful cousin, Saoirse, who was only 22 to a drug overdose. Maria’s quote touched me at my core. It made me … Continue Reading

Cleaning Up the Mess! – Moxie On Monday

I’ve never been one to spend my evenings with my feet up, watching Netflix while munching bowls of buttery, salted popcorn along with a chilled glass of Rivahil chardonnay. I was always going, going, going – doing, doing, and more doing. Yet, the beauty of Midlife lies in the process of reinvention and rewiring. Part … Continue Reading

The End of Silence – All New Mastering Modern Midlife Show/Podcast!

Today marks the launch of the very first season of my video talk show/podcast, Mastering Modern Midlife, formerly Forever Fierce. Over the past few months, we’ve been busy little bees on the back end creating an extra special show for you with a new direction. The intention is simple: Mastering Modern Midlife is designed to … Continue Reading

Meditation Off the Mat – Moxie On Monday

When you think of meditation, do you envision a group of peaceful yogis chanting to the proverbial sound of “OM?” Do you conjure up images of Buddhist monks, meditating together in a space of stillness and harmony? With a little practice, anyone can meditate on a yoga mat or in a peaceful meditation studio. But … Continue Reading

On the Waterfront: Newburyport, MA

I’m a Midwestern girl living on the West Coast and I do love LA! But if I get the chance to hang out on the East Coast in summer or fall, I make a beeline for the quaint little town of Newburyport, MA! It’s a New England gem with friendly and smiling natives, an outstanding … Continue Reading

The Gift of the Empty Nest: Moxie On Monday

I remember the day my youngest child moved out of the house to begin his life as an adult. I found myself crying and curled up in bed in the fetal position … for a month. What if the empty nest is just what a woman needs for self-discovery? What if the greatest gift a … Continue Reading

The Myth of Forgiveness – Capturing Grace

Forgiveness is a deeply personal experience. There isn’t one way to forgive. There is no time frame for forgiveness to take place. And we have to be open to the simple fact that forgiveness is a choice … and you can choose not to forgive and that’s OK. The rise of spirituality along with the … Continue Reading

The Anita Effect – Moxie On Monday

Oh … but you don’t know what the “Anita Effect” is, do you? Pull up a chair. You need to know the whole story. You’ll be glad you did. Sometimes Moxie means tears … tears of sadness and tears of joy. It was a blustery evening on a rooftop overlooking the Redondo Beach Marina. It … Continue Reading

Hope Springs Eternal at Midlife: The Desert Series

The desert is the ideal metaphor for the journey of a woman at Midlife. Hope does spring eternal! And so ends this year’s Desert Series in Joshua Tree National Park. Amidst immense adversity, plants and wildlife spring forth from the arid soil while the rare Joshua Tree twists and turns, growing and adapting in the … Continue Reading