Meditation: Exploring Trust

Trust has always seemed like such a mysterious thing. Is it a feeling? Is it a knowing? Can it be both? I do know that trust can take time to build and no time at all to destroy. How does one build it back up and maintain it?

I recorded this 13-minute meditation at a time when I was creating a deeper understanding of my relationship to the concept of trust.

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5 Questions to Stop Asking People Who Are Dating Parents

Alright. I’m only about 6 months into dating the man of my dreams who also has a child and I’m exhausted. Not because men smell bad sometimes or children can be assholes, but because I’m tired of being asked the same lame questions by people who are not dating a man who also has a four-year-old son.

I understand that people are curious. I’m a former child actor who is now booze sober and freelances while making her life up as she goes, so I’m super familiar with fielding questions from people who wonder what it’s like to live my best life. I L O V E to talk about myself, so I’m usually pretty cool with answering most inquiries.

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My Thank You Letter to Alcohol

One year ago today, I decided to quit drinking. My rock bottom didn’t involve a brown bag or a gutter or vomit or a DUI or a trip to the hospital or detox or rehab or even a single AA meeting. I’m one of the lucky ones who woke up before things got real bad and managed to carve out her own path to booze sobriety.

On Christmas Eve last year, I was in New Hampshire, visiting my favorite family at the end of a long, blurry year of New York City stress. I guzzled boxed wine as I helped my aunt wrap presents for her children.

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Meditation: Soften the Sting of Loneliness

I recorded this meditation when I was feeling really lonely and lost. I had just broken up with a toxic best friend and was spending a lot of time talking to my cat and wondering what lessons I was supposed to learn from all that loss.

I recorded this 28-minute meditation practice, which includes some dialogue and a writing prompt, because these reminders really helped me through this difficult time. 

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