Tackling Change with Laughter

Change is inevitable. And I’m not talking about the kind you find under the couch cushions. We’ve all heard that laughter is the best medicine, and it’s true. Laughter relieves stress, elevates mood, and makes you more resilient. But it’s also good for your relationships. Laughter brings people closer together, creates intimacy, and is a powerful tool for managing conflict …

Happiness gene

Is there really a happy gene?  Do you think you have it?  I’m not sure I do!  Do you?   Happiness Is Partly Inherited. The key to happinessmay lie in your genes. Psychologists at the University of Edinburgh and the Queensland Institute for Medical Research in Australia have found that happiness is partly determined by personality traits that are largely …

Addicted to Stress?

Do you think you can become addicted to stress? I live in Malibu.  EVERY other corner is a recovery center with names like, “Promises!  “Broken Promises.” Love Me, Don’t Love Me !  “I’m ok, you suck.” EVERY corner but… there is NO recovery Program or Center for being addicted to Stress.  What would they call them?  “Get the hell out of …

Just Thinkin’

Having a pet can really reduce stress. Have you read that people have pets that look like them? It’s not hard to figure to figure out that I have a Shiz Tsu. I named her Scoots because that’s what she loves to do across the carpet everyday!  Berber carpet is like a trip to Hawaii to her.  If I go to a …

The Kitty Cat Scan!

A few weeks ago I was working a Cancer show in Scottsdale, Arizona- a popular retirement area, “God’s waiting room” some call it. Attending were those that had had cancer, loved ones and friends and some even in Chemo. About 100 of them. So, I’m telling my Story, my journey and of course it’s filled with humor (cause that’s the kind of …

Angelina Jolie -Just thinking…

Should everyone be able to be tested for the BRACA gene? Should it be covered by health insurance. You bet.  It is a rare gene, but if there is cancer in your family, please get it done. When I heard about Angelina Jolie and her bi- lateral mastectomy, I was as stunned as everyone else.  I did think, being a sex symbol, …

DON’T GIVE UP ON YOUR DREAMS! How I got in Showbiz thanks to Lucille Ball

A LOT PEOPLE ASK ME HOW I GOT INTO THIS BUSINESS! I THINK IT STARTED WHEN 9 YRS OLD, IN A SMALL TOWN IN OKLAHOMA IN FRONT OF OLD BLACK AND WHITE T.V. WATCHING , ‘I LOVE LUCY’. MOM’S IN THE KITCHEN, TRYING TO COOK ONE OF THE THREE THINGS SHE KNEW HOW TO COOK.  WE’D KNOW WHAT DAY IT WAS BY THE …

You can choose to be Happy!

You can choose to be happy! Wake up each morning and make a conscious (or unconscious) choice to be be happy that very day. If you just smile, it starts a signal to the brain to laugh- it’s a natural progression. A smile is the beginning of a laugh. We are the only species blessed with the ability to laugh- use …

Laugh with Men not at them!

Who controls your life and your happiness?  You? your children? Your husband, boyfriend, mother, father, etc.  Even a friend can control your life and take away your joy.  YOU are in control of your own joy! Motivate yourself. Be your own motivational speaker, your own healthcare speaker, be a survivor of your past and don’t let it rule you. Find …