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The force is with you: becoming a Jedi

“The force is an energy field created by all living things. It surrounds us and penetrates us; it binds the galaxy together.” Obi-Wan Kenobi As many of you know, I’m in the studio this week recording my new book. But in the meantime, here are three beautiful stories from my inbox: From Jady, the Jedi: […]

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Iran, writing a TV series and walking around the world with a teddy bear: the perks of being a writer

“The only book that will change your life is the one you write yourself.”–A quote from my new book (it debuts later this year)  On my list of top three things I love about being a writer is that I get emails from readers. These joyful notes that show up unexpectedly in my inbox come […]

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Miracles 101: Get on the joy frequency

“You know that voice inside of you that says, ‘I can’t do it.’ Don’t let that little f— win.”—Marc Maron Just a quick post today to remind you that miracles are trying like bloody hell to happen in your life. All you have to do is create the frequency that allows them to be freely […]

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Three more reasons to call off the “life sucks” routine and start conjuring up magic

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.”—Carl Sagan Like Kevin Spacey, I play many roles. I’m a mom, a dishwasher, a journalist, a pickleball player. Recently, I’ve also been called to act as a town crier. To stand on the street corners of the blogosphere and scream, “Extra, extra. Read all about it. Life […]

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Blessings stalk me like Freddy Krueger

“Definitely, awesome, yea!”–line from my favorite new movie, The Way, Way Back. Before E-Squared came out, I got a personal letter from Louise Hay. I’m pretty sure she sends it to all new authors, wishing them success on their books. But, for me, it was like hearing from Gandhi or Martin Luther King, Jr. or […]

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“Celebrate what you want to see more of.”—Tom Peters

“When I went to school, they asked what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy.’ They said I didn’t understand the assignment and I said “You don’t understand life.”—John Lennon Every day, I open my email to find the most amazing stories. I get pictures, tales of “coincidences” and incontrovertible […]

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