Intense performance anxiety threatened to derail alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin’s 2016-17 season. Instead, she got super proactive about managing it and won the World Cup title for best overall skier in the world. She then went on to win gold and silver at the 2018 […]
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In celebration of International Women’s Day, I devoted much of mine to editing and uploading to Pinterest 64 pics of the best signs (and crowd shots) I saw at Women’s March Los Angeles. I hope this collection makes you feel as good about both of these […]
My good friend Danny Pulley went to the Women’s March on Washington. I sat down with Danny a few days after she got back to ask her about why she marched, the DC experience, and how she talked to her students about it (she’s a […]
I didn’t know I had it in me to write this until I saw #FakeTrumpVictims trending on Twitter. Read at The Huffington Post: I Didn’t Report Sexual Assault 28 Years Ago, But That Doesn’t Mean It Didn’t Happen.
In August 2016, I attended the BlogHer Conference in Los Angeles. I heard a lot of inspiring things there, but it was Mayim Bialik — the actress, neuroscientist, and GrokNation founder — who left the biggest impression on me. Not for any one thing she […]
Thirty percent of us were anxious about both major party candidates in the 2016 presidential election. I was among them. Were you? Read my take on it at The Huffington Post — Election Anxiety: I’m Not Passionate About My Candidate.