It’s always a treat to hear from readers — readers of this blog and readers of my books. This recent note from Alicia was a special treat. She wrote that she had purchased Do-Over: How Women Are Reinventing Their Lives last summer and listened to the audiobook three times! Three times, I wondered, why? Here’s […]
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After the emotional overdrive of Hillary’s nomination last week, I’ve been wondering what Georgia O’Keeffe (1887 – 1986) would think – and feel, and say. One hundred years after the pioneering modern artist got her first group exhibit in New York City, O’Keeffe would likely be saying, “It’s about time.” Popularly recognized today as the […]
I encouraged a coaching client — a most amazing woman — to claim her gifts and talents, rather than to second-guess them. To “own her Buddha” (a phrase I borrow from writer Natalie Goldberg.) And this is the photo she promptly emailed to me. She owns her Buddha. How about you?
It’s been a challenging few months. Lots of doctors’ visits. Nothing serious, just enough to be annoying. This week I’ve been over-focusing (okay, my husband used the word “obsessing”) on some of the difficult conversations that have come up. I told the rheumatologist that his medical assistant had blown me off. I double-checked on a […]
Georgia O’Keeffe (1887 – 1986) was notoriously private about her artmaking. “I can never bear to have people around me when I’m working,” she told The New Yorker, “or to let anybody see what I’m doing or say anything about it until it’s finished.” She was never eager to say much about her aesthetic ideas, […]