It started off as a group text to schedule coffee between four moms for the first time. Then we shared how our day was going. Where we were frustrated. How life was giving us wins that week. The connection and connecting continued past coffee that day, and it’s changed my life. Group Text Etiquette None […]
When I'm asked what product I absolutely cannot live without, Pixi Correction Concentrate Brightening Peach Concealer ($9) is always my answer. This pot of magic brings peace and tranquility to my mornings when battling my dark circles. Show More Summary
During N.Y. concert, Lovato recalled March 15, 2012, when "I took a look at my life and I said, ‘Something has to change, I’ve got to get sober.’ "
March 13 marks the anniversary of the date in 2007 when I turned over the keys to my house to travel around the world. It is the date I use to mark what I call my Travelversary. The last 11 years have totally changed my life in every way imaginable. Show More Summary
We live in a world where ‘yes’ is the default. But we need to tame our inner ‘chimp’ and embrace the power of ‘no’ My old friend Mick calls me with an invitation to his 50th birthday party. It sounds brilliant. Mick has rented a house for a week. Show More Summary
Some female authors wrote words that changed my life. Some changed my life by just by being themselves. Here are ten female authors I celebrate regularly. Column by Gabino Iglesias When we say someone or something changed our life, we generally speak of things or people who had a lasting impact on the way we see or do things. Show More Summary
While reading a mini-book review, I ran across the phrase, “...foray into the dark side of the city over half a century ago” that got me thinking about the changes I have lived through in my nearly 77 years. Some...
PODCASTS CHANGED MY WORKING LIFE Hello, it’s great to be back here on Scott’s blog and this time I’m talking about something different. So, this title, what am I on about and why? We’ve all grown accustomed to binge watching telly now on channels like Netflix, HBO, Hulu, Amazon (takes drink) Prime. Show More Summary
I never knew that one single female hygiene product could be so life changing. I bought a menstrual cup a year ago when I was trying to be more eco-friendly and reduce toxins in my body and household. I was skeptical and a little grossed out by it but figured I would give it a […]
Ellen and I are with the kids in Sedona for a few days hiking as they both have spring break. It is a beautiful place… I am so lucky I get to invest for a living. One of the biggest differences of my life as an early stage private investor...Show More Summary
"Throughout my years in Alaska, I dreamed of a new music drawn from the light, the air, the landscapes, and the weather of the North. Now as I've begun to learn the landforms, the light, the weather, the plants, and the birds of the desert, I've begun to dream of music that resonates with these […]
The first time I met Catherine Hoke, she changed my life. That's what she does at Defy. She changes lives. After more than a year of persistent nudging, I was finally able to persuade her to share her story and...
Gleeful anonymity is over. It’s not even an option anymore.
Billy Graham taught Louis Zamperini how to forgive the guard who beat him daily in a Japanese POW camp. His example freed me to forgive in my own life.
I WAS ASSURED IN MY YOUTH THAT ALL THESE SOCIAL CHANGES WOULD PRODUCE UNIVERSAL HAPPINESS: This nation pioneered modern life. Now epic numbers of Americans are killing themselves with opioids to escape it.
Have you ever wondered just how bad soda is for your body? I didn't either for almost 27 years of my life. I was addicted to the sugary goodness. I would drink it without thought - with lunch, as a snack, with dinner, during movies. I'd consume so many sodas in a day that my doctor warned me it was getting to be hazardous to my health. Show More Summary
The invitation for a four-month Chinese language course arrived in the middle of January. I had to wait until March to depart, and that winter was probably the longest in my whole life.
It seems rather apropos that Chris Rock’s first standup special in ten years, Tambourine, opens with a refrain from Thundercat’s song, “Them Changes,” which echoes, “Nobody move, there’s blood on the floor, And I can’t find my heart.” Simply put, Rock’s decade-long absence from the stage felt as dire of a condition as losing a […]