Alleviating Stress-How to Get Past it Successfully!

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What is my secret to alleviating stress? If we’re facing in the right direction – all we have to do is walk. This expression, more than any other has helped me navigate my way out of feeling badly. It is meaningful to me because it reminds me that life is suppose be, for the most part, joyful. Certainly, there will ... Read More »

Hard Work Hurts – Jeanine Mason #sytycd Winner!

Did your parents ever tell you why hard work pays off? Hard work has always paid off, at least in my experience. Many times I’ve wanted to quit when things got tough, but quitting is the easy way out. Have you ever wondered why it seems that everyone else is doing better than you? Have you ever felt as though ... Read More »

How to Deal with Stress in a Healthy Way

Have you been trying to figure out how to deal with stress in a healthy way? As a teenager, it can be difficult with all the pressures of life and school. Not to mention, the social pressures you always seem to face. I find that it can be difficult to manage it all on your own. The thing is, no matter how young  or old you ... Read More »

Digital Dancer

  Digital Dancer A young dancer asked me what his next move should be relative to launching his L.A. dance career. My first order of business, before responding, was to peruse his digital presence. Within 30 seconds I can get an idea what someone is about. Sadly, he was not about dance. His feed contained everything but dance related content. There was nothing that said performing artist other than a ... Read More »

Best Advice Ever

how to get the best advice ever

When someone asks for my advice and I sense they know the answer, I say something like, “What would you advise your best friend to do? or… “If your sibling asked you the same question what would you tell them?” They quickly respond with something phenomenal. Then I say, “That’s sounds good, why don’t you do that?” That’s when they ... Read More »

Character Matters

My character developed the day I looked in the mirror and said, “Lying to the outside world about who I am is one thing; lying to myself is pure cowardice.” I used to get caught up trying to: fit in, please others, and act like my ideas didn’t have value. I was playing small in my self-build little world and ... Read More »

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