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“I can’t go back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.” –Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Carroll, 1865 I’m always skeptical of people who talk about the “good old days,” since in my (short) life experience, the past rarely lives up to our Photoshopped and sepia-toned fantasies. Many people love the past because they..

“It is a question of experiencing everything. At present you need to live the question. Perhaps you will gradually, without even noticing it, find yourself experiencing the answer, some distant day.” -Rilke Experience is an excellent if painful teacher. As a coach, I have no problem advising clients to learn from my (copious) mistakes.  This..

Years ago, young people, before launching this coaching practice, I  gained many life lessons worked in network news in Moscow, Russia, Washington, D.C., and NYC. I worked for all the networks but CBS, and of course, I’m proud of my achievements in TV news…though it probably is one of the reasons I won’t have an especially..

When I was an asshole younger woman, about to graduate Wellesley College, and the visiting alumnae, struck by nostalgia, would get teary-eyed and say “Oh Wellesley College, only to be there,” my friends and I, hard-hearted and cynical as only 21 year olds can be, would giggle and roll our eyes.   Yes, yes I know: WE. WERE. MORONS.  We..

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