Moments Matter: Even The Smallest Decision Can Have A Big Impact

The defining moments in your life might not seem monumental at the time, but the decisions you make in an instant can shape who you become. When I was on the Moments Matter podcast this morning with Dave Sanderson, I realized that the most pivotal moment that set me on my path was when my... Read more »

Choose To Be Great, Then Choose Your Dates

Dating is a numbers game. I’ve seen articles on both sides of this statement, but it’s true that the more you put yourself out there, the more likely you are to meet someone. I mean, how many times has a complete stranger knocked on your front door on a Saturday night to ask you if... Read more »

If You Want To Netflix and Chill, You Need To Stop Netflixing

Fear of failure. Lack of confidence. Lack of knowledge. Lack of purpose. Lack of time. Those were the top four answers on a Facebook post where the moderator in the Female Entrepreneur group asked what’s holding people back from taking the leap to start their business. These are the same responses I got during my... Read more »
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Hanging With Celebrities Talking Business, But What I Heard Was Love

Oh, hey, Gabs, Jess, Tiff, Brook … just hanging with the girls in NYC last week. After posting photos from the BlogHer Creators Summit, I’ve been getting lots of questions about how I got into the room with Gabrielle Union, Jessica Alba, Amy Schumer, Tiffani Thiessen, Uzo Aduba, Maria Menounos, Christy Turlington, Brooklyn Decker and Marie Forleo.... Read more »

If You Can Forgive, You Can Do Anything

Is there someone in your life you need to forgive? Lewis Howes asked me that today via Facebook and I came up blank. He just released his first episode of “Inspiring Life with Lewis Howes” and something his guest, Gabby Berstein, said really resonated with me because it’s at the core of what I teach... Read more »

Dating Is Learning How To Tell Your Unique Story

With my Free Five Day Dating Challenge starting today, I’m excited so share some of the questions I received from my Ask Me Anything Forum over the weekend. There were so many amazing people joining the conversation, but the excerpts below encompass who I am and what I believe in. Be sure to check the... Read more »

Relationship Goals Are Real Especially If You Don't Have The Same Ones

“How long have you been on Tinder?” Eek. I didn’t want to scare him away, but I didn’t know what else to do, so I just blurted it out. “Almost a year. You?” “Three weeks.” Insert awkward pause. Insert awkward laugh. Then, I told him that I got on Tinder for my 40th birthday and only had a few... Read more »

How To Turn Negative Comments Into First Dates

“Get out of the way, you fat bitch.” That’s what the bouncer said to my friend as we were walking out of the bar over the weekend. She was the last one leaving with our group when a gaggle of girls dressed to the nines started stumbling in, so she stopped to let them pass. That’s... Read more »

Celebrate Your Birthday At the Chicago Cubs Game to Get a Date

America’s birthday is always a fun day to get out and meet people who are taking a moment to celebrate all that we have and all that is possible. You can make your birthday special too. In addition to all of the free things you could acquire popping around to chain restaurants … free Grand Slam at... Read more »

Chicago's Top 10 4th of July Events For Singles

Fireworks. Blech. Not a fan. But they bring people together, especially for the 4th of July holiday, so sometimes I get on board to watch them. I mean, if it could end in me getting a date, I would usually do it.  Other times, I don’t want to be anywhere near them. We all have... Read more »