The New Fear: Beware of FOPO

There’s a new kind of fear rearing its head these days. Actually, that’s not completely true. The fear has been around for...well, forever. But the acronym that describes it is new. Actually, that might not even be completely true. But I just recently learned about it, so it's new to me.  And it’s really important. It’s FOPO. Fear of Other People’s ...
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The Problem with Your Good Intentions

Well, I meant well. Recently a friend of mine was getting ready to celebrate a milestone birthday. This friend is awesome. She's just so good at knowing what to say to you and how to care for you and which kind of munchy snack to bring when you’re feeling blue. And so, a group of us decided to celebrate her in a big, huge, awesome way...with a big, ...
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How to Stop Being a Big Loser

Welcome to my post on how to stop being a big loser. It’s time to get started. Ready? Poof. You’re not a big loser. You know how I did that so quickly? I’ll explain through a quick ditty. Two days ago I auditioned for a role I really wanted, and I didn’t get it. Didn’t even get called back for a second round. Which might not seem like a big deal...
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