This episode is for anyone whose life didn't turn out exactly as they expected.Read More
Family rules. We all have 'em. Curfews, screen time, don't wear shoes in the house, finish the food on your plate. In this episode we're talking about our most basic family rules and also the unspoken rules of a family that shapes our behavior.Read More
On every episode of this show, I have encouraged you to take the topics and prompts to your journal. And maybe you glossed over that part, because you don’t keep a journal. Because keeping a journal seems a little bit too much 13-year-old girl to you. Or maybe because keeping a journal - STARTING a journal is way too overwhelming. Where does one start a journal? Especially as an adult. How do we do this? Is it lame? Is it private? Will I feel dumb?Read More
This episode is a little different because instead of asking YOU to answer a question I pose, I’m asking my guest the questions. There are so many fascinating people out there with things to tell, every few months or so I’m hoping to have a guest. And who else to start with than my talented husband Jeff Tremaine.Read More
Sometimes I assume that everyone else is killin' it at life and I'm the only one flailing around. Sound familiar?
In this episode, I share some of the silly things people have assumed about me and a few things that I assume about everyone else. (None of these things are true.)Read More
This episode is a little bit of a different format. I’m with one of my oldest and dearest friends, Dr. Cara Pence, and we’re revisiting a childhood favorite: Judy Blume.
I have several ideas for a revisit series, where we look at some popular things from our past - books, movies, tv shows, et cetera - and talk about how they affected us and how we feel about them now. So this is the first in that series and we’re looking back at the formative era of pre-pubescent literature that is Judy Blume.Read More
Our ancestors, our enemies, our children, they are ALL our teachers. I can see that this topic might be something we revisit several times, from several different angles or categories, but today I want to talk about what probably came to mind FIRST: School teachers!Read More
This episode is for you if you’ve ever felt disconnected from your own body.
This episode is NOT about weight or exercise. We’re talking about the mind/body connection and the spiritual awakening that can occur when you really tune into your body instead of living on autopilot.Read More
This is one of the most basic, get-to-know-you questions, and the answer can vary. Our country, state, city, and neighborhood all say something about us, whether we like it or not.
On today's episode, we're not just talking about our zip codes, we're talking about how our location is currently affecting who we are.
I live in Los Angeles, so I have 10 Things To Tell You about my little pocket of L.A.Read More
Loneliness feels like one of the great taboo topics of adulthood. But all around me, I see and hear people whispering that they’re profoundly lonely.
In this episode I’m going to tell you about a time in my life when I was really lonely, and the two things I did that turned it around for me.Read More
WHEN do you read?
HOW do you read?
WHAT do you read?
In this episode, I’m answering all of those questions and so much more. I’m telling you my secret to reading (roughly) one book a week. We talk about if audiobooks count the same as reading a book you hold. And I confess my dilemma over rating books publicly.Read More