Cultivating Authenticity

It’s Week 2 of the Brené Brown e-course.The topic:  CULTIVATING AUTHENTICITYThe goal: Letting go of what people thinkSo, it’s week 2.  I really enjoyed the watercoloring last week.  It had me thinking in a whole new way.  I’m not too creative, so this was really fun and out-of-the-box for me.Brené has an intention for this week, which I will *really* work on embracing:...more

The Inner Path: Prerequisites to Making the Soul Visible To Living an Authentic Life

 The authentic self is soul made visible ~ Sarah Ban Breathnach Being true to yourself, and living the truths and vision you find within. You may talk about living a happy life, a successful life, a meaningful life all the time, but an authentic life? You don't hear that too often, but it's a good question and one you should think about. Maybe you define success as earning plenty of money or having unlimited wealth, measured accomplishments, humanitarian efforts or peace of mind. Just as a successful life can be defined in many ways, so too can an authentic life. Being authentic means living your truths daily, not holding them only as thoughts. In other words, don't just believe what's truth, but live it...practice what you believe. To act out your deepest visions and to live a life that's filled with...more

BlogHer Network Member News: Jenny Ingram at Blog World Expo + More

Jenny on the Spot's Jenny Ingram will be talking about "Breaking Into Parent Vlogging" at Blog World Expo in Los Angeles this November. ...more

BlogHer Network Member News: Laurie Cinatto's Fundraiser for Homeless Cats and Kittens + More

Laurie Cinatto and her readers from The Itty Bitty Kitty Committee raised over $66,000 this year for homeless cats and kittens and have raised over $138,000 in the past three years. ...more

16 Years Old: Calm Before The ... Calm?

After parenting for some 20 years, I've learned a few things. I know how to calm a soothing baby. I know how to plan a successful birthday party. I know how to assist with some award-worthy science fair projects. I know how to admit when I'm wrong. I know when I say I'm sorry. But, most importantly, I know I am one lucky mom. ...more

I have a 16 year old daughter. Enough said.more

BlogHer Network Member News, Jan 28: Morgan Shanahan's Screenplay + More

Morgan Shanahan (aka Morgan Schechter) from The818.com wrote a screenplay, Perfect Match (since re-titled We're Not Dating) that was named to the 2010 Hollywood Blacklist in December - which is actually a good thing! It was voted on by approximately 300 entertainment industry executives who selected it as one of the best unproduced scripts of last year. Michael DeLuca (The Social Network) is attached to produce....more