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Slow and steady wins the race

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Slow and steady wins the race

  People often ask me what it’s like to be in LA pursuing acting. I recently read an awesome blog post from Jenna Fischer (who plays Pam on The Office) about her journey and how she finally made it. Her post does a good job at summing up the typical actor experience. Here are a [...]

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Gratitude

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Gratitude

Gratitude means thankfulness, counting your blessings, noticing simple pleasures, and acknowledging everything that you receive. It means learning to live your life as if everything were a miracle, and being aware on a continuous basis of how much you’ve been given. Gratitude shifts your focus from what your life lacks to the abundance that is [...]

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Monday’s quote

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Yesterday, I wrote about inspiration. I love this Henry Miller quote — it speaks to the point of that post. Enjoy! Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music – the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.

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Inspiration is all around ME

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When a person embarks on a great journey and makes big life changes, great things happen. I’ve said it before, change is a bitch. But, it will open your life up to endless possibilities. Stepping outside your comfort zone is not easy but believe me taking risks comes with reward. I believe the universe rewards [...]

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CONCERN cares — conquering cancer one child at a time

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CONCERN cares — conquering cancer one child at a time

Volunteering brings me great joy.  It was always part of my master plan in LA.  Not only is it a good way to meet people, but more importantly, giving back/helping people will enrich and expand your life. I’m not new to volunteering — I’ve done it throughout my life.  An experience that I regularly think [...]

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I choose happiness

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I recently came across an interesting guy, Mark Suster, an entrepreneur turned VC after selling his second company to Salesforce.com.  Mark published a post (titled Life is 10% How You Make It 90% How you Take It) that really spoke to me.  In fact, I used it for this week’s Monday’s quote.  This is an excerpt from [...]

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Ahhhh, the little things

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Ahhhh, the little things

I want to be as frank as possible with you.   This journey I am on is an emotional rollercoaster.    I have either really high highs or low lows.   I can’t seem to find middle ground.   I make progress in one area but then something happens that knocks me down.   I take one step forward, then [...]

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Monday’s quote

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Today’s quote comes from a great website I recent found and turn to regularly.   Gretchen Rubin is the best-selling writer whose book, The Happiness Project, is the account of the year she spent test-driving studies and theories about how to be happier.   I haven’t read the book yet but it’s on my list. “Man needs, for his [...]

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The Impossible Dream

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I know all of you are waiting with bated breath for Monday’s quote…BUT instead today’s post spotlights a song from Tony Award-winning musical Man of La Mancha — The Impossible Dream. It’s impacted me greatly during this journey so I want to share it with you.   As you may know, I have been battling some [...]

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