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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 […]

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Jul 26, 2007 Comments Off

Hypn07, Day 20: Yackity yak

This covers day 20 of 30 for the Hypnotherapy Project, which I’m collaborating on with Los Angeles-based hypnotherapist Greg Beckett. You can read more about this experiment, what motivated it and what we hope to accomplish here. Sometimes I come to Greg’s and talk. And talk and talk and talk. A lot of this “figuring […]

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This is essentially the first post about a 30-day experiment I called “the Great 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 […]

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A lot of what I do here on communicatrix-dot-com, or try to do, anyway, is externalize my process. Not because I’m a narcissist, but because I learn best from other people who externalize their own processes, so it’s kind of natural to do the same. But the other reason I externalize publicly is to do […]

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You would think it would be easier to clean your damned apartment than to adjust your mood. Yet this second of my 21-day salutes was way, way harder, and not just because I’m a slob. Making the first meditation about something as obvious as focusing on the happy made the process of writing about it […]

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Aug 14, 2006 6

Money is a map

I have a strange relationship with money. On the one hand, I’ve been fortunate enough never to run completely dry of it. My dad made enough money to pay the full boat on college, and even modestly subsidize me in my first New York, advertising job. (As they used to say about starting out at […]

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After my recent stumping for the sisterhood, this is going to sound like a reversalist smackdown, but a story in this Sunday’s LA Times (I know, I know, but I like the ritual of fresh comics in bed) set me off. Big time. And I tried to ignore it, really, I did, but here I […]

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Things you never thought you’d be saying: The terms of the settlement prevent me from discussing specifics of the case, but the hell is finally over. Things you have longed to say: The hell is finally over. Let the grieving begin… xxx c Photo by douglucymills via Flickr, used under a Creative Commons license.

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Several things struck me as interesting about my brief turn on stage this past weekend. First, I’d forgotten how much I love hanging out with actors, as an actor. For the past few years, I’ve been spending more and more time around actors in other capacities, graphic designer, bartender, butt-in-the-seat support. Most actors are fun […]

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