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Good Cop, Bad Daughter: An unlikely police officer with Karen Lynch

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I’m so excited for you to meet my friend and fellow author, Karen Lynch, of Good Cop, Bad Daughter. She has an incredible story that I know you’ll enjoy, as well as some amazing insight, given all her vast, extraordinary experiences. We talk all things surviving a chaotic childhood, depression and mental illness, creativity and writing, politics and black lives matter,... Read More

Unmistakable: Why only is better than best with Srini Rao

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I’m such a fan of Srini Rao and his podcast Unmistakable Creative, so I was excited to flip the script on him, pick his brain, and discuss his new book, Unmistakable: Why only is better than best.  Since I discovered Unmistakable Creative last year, Srini has become a distant mentor of mine. He is incredibly transparent about his setbacks and... Read More

What Does Your Energy Say About You?

Regardless of your spiritual beliefs, I think we can all agree that we’re energetic beings. We’ve all said at one time or another, “I just don’t like his energy.” Or hers. It can be a tricky thing to define, and yet seems universal in understanding. Energy speaks. Nearly eight years ago, when I first met my wife, Elisa, she’d been... Read More

Mindfulness Go: Hunting happiness

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Yesterday I drove to our new favorite Brooklyn beach with Elisa and our dear friend, Becky. This song came on just as we crossed the Marine Parkway Bridge, temps fell dramatically nearing the water, and the smell of ocean flooded the car. I sang loudly and danced while driving, wind in my hair, smiling from ear to ear, excited to... Read More

Rethink Your Depression (For open minds only)

What if I told you depression is not a chemical condition, it’s a spiritual one? These sentiments, I’ve felt for some time, were shared by Marianne Williamson in last night’s talk, Tears to Triumph at the Marble Collegiate Church here in NYC. With a whole heck of a lot more street cred, I was thrilled to hear her say many... Read More

Growth & Grief: Two sides of the same coin

I know growth and grief seem like an odd couple of sorts, but they come more hand-in-hand than I think we give ourselves time to ponder. We’re all on a trajectory towards growth whether we realize it or not. As a part of the universe that is constantly expanding, we are along for the ride, digging in our heels, running... Read More

How Awe Can Save You From Yourself

“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.” ― W.B. Yeats As we head into summer, vacations and roadtrips where we’re able to lose ourselves for a few days at a time, how can we bottle some of that ahhhh to bring back home with us to get us to the next break?... Read More