"Being a great speaker is like being a great athlete." Tricia Brouk As a former triathlete, training for speaking on the TEDxFarmingdale stage on October 10 is like training for the New York City Triathlon. Both require the same level of commitment to peak performance, and both take the same kind of practice for results. The kind that happens over weeks and months -- no cramming here!
Practice is about developing muscle memory and training the mind -- the kind of muscle memo
As part of sharing my journey with you about speaking on the TEDx stage on October 10, I would like to introduce you to my dear friend and speaking coach, Tricia Brouk.
When I first met Tricia, I had a big idea, but I was terrified of the stage and was afraid of being vulnerable and rejected. I thought I was too old to do it and was sure my brain was too addled to memorize anything. Honestly, I didn’t know if I was good enough. What kept me in the game? Having a sense that I
In less than four weeks, I will be on the TEDxFarmingdale stage, presenting my talk on Women, Aging, and Visibility. This talk is near and dear to my heart, something I have been working on for over a year -- birthing an idea worth spreading into a talk, applying to various TEDx venues with the idea, and now getting ready to deliver it on stage. Which means practice, more practice, and rehearsals.
You may well ask what does Feng Shui have to do with TEDx and supporting rehe
"Home is where the heart is"
A proverb attributed to Gaius Plinius Secundus (AD 23–79) Yesterday, my husband and I celebrated seven years of marriage. We had a beautiful day reminiscing about our wedding day. The weather was the same -- a crystal clear, cool day -- and there were so many memorable moments to relive and enjoy. We got engaged the year before, and when the planning got serious, it was at the kitchen table, with a pot of tea and food for sustenance. Our kitchen
"One's home is a symbolic mirror of one's inner self, of unconscious wishes and emotions." Carl Jung Who you are and the choices you make will have a direct effect on you, because space is like a map, reflecting you are.
While I was in training as a practitioner, I had one of my teachers come and Feng Shui my apartment.
What I wanted was a long-term relationship that would turn into a marriage. I had just broken off an engagement with a man whom I lived with within what was