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#LoveYourRealSelfie

No makeup, no filter (and obviously no hairbrush) in honor of NED‘s Love Your Real Selfie day!  Even a year ago I would never have dreamed of posting a photo of myself without makeup on ANYWHERE.  Acceptance doesn’t happen overnight, and it’s something I still have to work on daily, but ... read more

Snap Judgements

A lot of people don’t realize this about me, but most of the time I’m actually quite shy and feel socially awkward. People often misinterpret my lack of approach and think I’m snooty, or aloof, which couldn’t be further from the truth.  This is more common than we might realize.  ... read more

Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS)

This January I had the privilege of going to a brain stimulation conference in Beaune, France, where I learned a lot about rTMS – a powerful non-invasive treatment for Major Depression. If you have medication resistant depression and feel you’re out of options and don’t want to do ECT, ... read more

Re-Learning to Cook

I stayed away from cooking for years because I wanted to keep my interactions with food as minimal as possible, but lately I’ve been re-learning.  My friend Sean Stoner is quite the chef, and he taught me how to make braised halibut wrapped in zucchini “purses,” shaved Brussels sprout ... read more

Cahuenga Peak

My favorite thing about living in Los Angeles is that I can drive for 20 minutes and hike here. Having a workout that’s fun and feels good is so much better for recovery than slaving in the gym for results. read more

Growing Pains

Sometimes people will say things that upset you. It’s OK to cry and feel your feelings…in fact, I recommend it.  If you want to turn that upset into something that empowers you, here are some tools for you: 1) What they said means nothing about you. It’s a reflection of how that person ... read more