Thanks ~ giving

I want to thank you for stopping to read this article and learning about self-growth. Now please, stop for a moment and take a deep breath. Open your energy system and be receptive to the gift of thanks I’d like to give you. Think for a moment how your commitment to growing your inner light has affected those who live in the glow of your light. This quote beautifully explains our inner striving to … Continue reading Thanks ~ giving

Holiday LaLaScoop Gift Guide 2016

We’ve researched far and wide and LaLaScoop’ed Los Angeles gift ideas for everyone on your list. The best gift you can give is kindness, as well as your time, but add a note of appreciation and one of these holiday treats to put a smile on anyone’s face. Beard Paw With hipsta beards and staches all the rage, these premium Beard Paw Wipes are perfect … Continue reading Holiday LaLaScoop Gift Guide 2016

Healing Hate

Healing hate begs the question, what is hate? The Merriam Webster dictionary says, “Intense hostility and aversion usually deriving from fear, anger, or sense of injury.” My spiritual practice is rooted in the teachings of the Vedic Scriptures of India. The Vedas say we are in the age of Kali Yuga. Kali Yuga is one of four cycles in time that continuously perpetuate for eternity. We … Continue reading Healing Hate

Veggie Grill Unveils Innovative ‘Burger’

Guests at the Hollywood Veggie Grill experienced a revolutionary hamburger that looks, cooks and tastes like real ground beef, yet it is actually plant-based and it is getting raves as the world’s first. Having lived in L.A. for four years, I’ve tried a few variations of plant-based meat dishes around the city so I was eager to see this latest innovation by Veggie Grill and … Continue reading Veggie Grill Unveils Innovative ‘Burger’

How to Tell if You’re Making Spiritual Progress

Twenty years ago I attended a lecture with a famous spiritual teacher from India. A woman in the audience asked him a question. I never forgot the question, or the answer. The question was, “What’s the best way to meditate?” The answer was, “Whatever way makes you love God more.” I was moved by his answer. The truth resonated in the depths of my being. … Continue reading How to Tell if You’re Making Spiritual Progress

I’m in Love with the Wrong Person

Years ago working on a show in NYC. I was assistant director/production manager for a production of Romeo & Juliet, on Off-Off Broadway. I had a big time crush on one of the actors. We clicked both on and off the set. The chemistry was absolutely delightful. We were both young. He was a gorgeous and charming flirt. I was shocked when we sat down … Continue reading I’m in Love with the Wrong Person

Celebrating 100 years of Roald Dahl in LA

Beloved children’s author of James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Boy, The Twits, BFG, Matilda, The Witches, and Esio Trot (to name a few), Roald Dahl has been capturing reader’s hearts both young and old. As an educator for over 17 years, his literature has always been my go-to choice to inspire third graders, especially with their captivating plots, made-up words, … Continue reading Celebrating 100 years of Roald Dahl in LA

You Didn’t Call Me Back

You’re right, I didn’t call you back. I’m guilty. When I’m in a Recovery Cycle it could take me a few days. I don’t know much about astrology but I know about emotional Recovery Cycles. I wish more people did because not knowing causes so much more emotional pain! Over the past few weeks it seems like there’s something up astrologically around emotions because emotional … Continue reading You Didn’t Call Me Back

Hollywood Glamour Glistened at the 16th Annual MAXIM Hot 100 Party

Cameras were flashing and lights were shining as MAXIM’s most beautiful women from across the globe descended upon The Hollywood Palladium to celebrate the magazine’s 16th annual Hot 100 on Saturday evening.  Karma International produced this star-studded event hosted by Stella Maxwell, defining a night of contemporary Hollywood glamour.  It was such a treat to attend as a special guest of LaLaScoop! After walking a … Continue reading Hollywood Glamour Glistened at the 16th Annual MAXIM Hot 100 Party

Love, Sex and Single

You’re twenty something. Okay you’re thirty something. Well maybe you’re forty something and single. You want intimacy not just great sex. You want emotional availability. Oh yeah and you want someone who has a decent job, no freeloaders. You want someone who is kind and respectful and romantic. Kids? You’re at a place where you could go either way. Online dating seems to have been … Continue reading Love, Sex and Single