September 2007

The BF and I must be happy, because we are fat. Fat and happy, fat and happy, go together like a pee and nappy. Only like most things, it’s not as simple as that. He is fat because he has been working 16 – 20 hour days on a hamster wheel of stress, pushing pixels […]

Posted in: The Personal Ones

I make no secret of my age. (46, and if you haven’t wished me a “happy” yet, feel free to!) I’m up front about my struggles to get organized, to get happy, to get my bowels in working order. So why, oh, why am I having such a problem letting my hair go gray? A […]

Posted in: The Personal Ones,The Political Ones

Sep 13, 2007 38

Happy birthday to me

Birthdays are as good a time as any for starting a fresh page. And this year, mine came in with a full moon and a Jewish new year. If that’s not a message from the Universe to do a little soul-searching, I don’t know what is. Well, my appraisal goes thusly: Over the past 12 […]

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Thank you, Priscilla, for starting it. Thank you, Adam, for adding me. This is already such a comprehensive list, it’s tough coming up with more names. But I’ll throw in… Evelyn Rodriguez of Crossroads Dispatches (one of my early blogular inspirations) Ben Yoskovitz of Instigator Blog (soooo much good stuff) Chris Brogan of ChrisBrogan-dot-com (knows […]

Posted in: The Quotidian Ones

There are lots of tools the great actor has in her toolbox, but most of them really only gain utility with time. Script analysis, the ability to quickly access one’s emotions, physical flexibility, vocal projection, even memorizing lots and lots of text is a skill that can take years to learn. But there is one […]

Posted in: The Useful Ones

This is a follow-up post about the Hypnotherapy Project, which I collaborated on in July and August of 2007 with Los Angeles-based hypnotherapist Greg Beckett. You can read more about this experiment, what motivated it and what we hoped to accomplish here; you can read all of the entries in chronological order here. I have […]

Posted in: The Personal Ones