Green with Envy or Making Yourself Sick? (Let Go to be Well!)

If you know me, you know jealousy has always been my biggest “sin.” Oh, God, it’s a really juicy hook for me. I’m a 4 on the enneagram–and jealousy a big feature of 4’s. (That and being incredibly charming and lovable.) But I read this article and realized it’s really killing me in a way. She says it paralyzes productivity and kills creativity. It’s true. What do we do about it?

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What’s in a Birthday? Notes on turning a thirty-something

Yes, I’ve spent a over decade performing comedy, but it was largely unpaid and for give minutes at a time. It was easy to sleep in until 10am every day. Working day jobs that I didn’t really feel passionate about. Since I was little, I had always felt like there was something different, something wrong with me, some way I didn’t fit in….

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Laugh Factory Therapist

National Public Radio interview with Clinical Psychologist ILDIKO TABORI and comedian KEVIN NEALON.  In acknowledging that personal anguish is at the heart…

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Laughter + IVF = Babies

The study, published in Fertility and Sterility, found that 36 percent of women with Israeli clowns became pregnant, as compared with the 20 percent of clown-free embryo transfer procedure. Not surprisingly, women conceiving the conventional way were found to have a much lower success rate with Israeli clowns in their room at the time of conception.

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Creativity Workshop Starts January in Oakland!

Guest co-leader and I offer a celebration and integration of music and party (!) where you will learn to truly celebrate your accomplishments and allow yourself to receive the benefits of your work. Authentic joy and celebration builds in such way that it pervades every area of our lives and warms the hearts of all those we come in contact with.

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Writing a Solo Show, Part 1 of 7

Today, especially in the San Francisco theater and standup comedy scene, solo shows or monologues are becoming a great venue to speak your life. And many people are taking the form to the level of mastery. You’ve heard Eric Bogosian on CD, you’ve seen Spading Gray on DVD, maybe you went to the theater and saw your first solo show in person. And now you’re Inspired. “This is it!” you realize. This is how I want to tell my story!

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Eat, Pray, Laugh solo show: comedy & kirtan in February!

Here’s a little sample of what I’ve been up to in my creative life.  I’ll be performing this show Eat, Pray, Laugh! in San Francisco January 20th, 2010 to February 24th each week with kirtan singer Mirabai.

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