As many of you know, the creative genius, Nora Ephron died last week after a long illness. Nora was responsible for such wonderful films as Heartburn, When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle, You've Got Mail, and her latest movie, Julie & Julia. While reading about Nora's vast, accomplished career, I came across an excerpt from her most recent book, "I Remember Nothing: and Other Reflections."
My friend Debbie Ford passed away last week after a long battle with cancer. I still can’t fathom the idea that I’ll never hear her voice, enjoy lounging on a hotel bed like schoolgirls conspiring to balance work and play, or watch her deliver a wise and wild talk on stage. The world won’t be the same without her sweet presence.
The funny thing about being yourself is that you have to lose your self-consciousness – the habit of judging yourself – in order to do it. You need to become so immersed in the moment and within yourself, that you begin to channel your pure creative spirit.
For years I’ve said that the greatest contribution we make to humanity is our commitment to grow and evolve – to raise our level of consciousness. The more conscious we become, the more we care about each other, the planet, all its inhabitants, and ourselves.
On Friday night, my husband Michael and I had dinner with two friends who are healthcare professionals in private practice. During the meal, I asked how their patients were doing given the stressful political climate.
On Saturday morning, just before leaving for the "I Can Do It" conference here in Toronto this weekend, I was inspired to use my own advice. I was rushing around the house trying to pack and organize so I'd be ready to meet the car taking me to the airport.
On September 20th I’ll be releasing my next book, You Can Create an Exceptional Life. This book is written with Louise Hay and it’s a teaching story that unfolds over the course of a year of traveling together throughout the US and abroad. I’m excited to share this experience