The irony is not lost on me: The beacon of lightness I wish to be in the world is sometimes more like a beacon of lumpy meatloaf. They say you teach what you most need to learn, and so I teach saying yes to joy, bringing lightness into the dark Read more…
Now, it might be hard to believe… but I wasn’t always the comedy rock goddess you see before you today. It’s hard to admit that some things have been tough for me – except when I’m on stage… then I apparently love to admit it. But we all want to look good, myself included, and to be respected and to make a good impression. But by doing so, we essentially lie. And my job as a comedian has always been to tell the truth. So here it is…
If you haven't already, look back at what we've already covered. Ok, here's where we get spiritual. So you've done all the writing and stuff, but it's time for me to let you in on a new secret. The ideas that come from you aren't yours. Especially the really good Read more…
Here's an excerpt from the standup comedy show I did with the lovely and talented Katie Rubin at the Sacramento Center for Spiritual Living recently. Enjoy!
The final part of manifestation really is to receive your heart’s thanks, and the appreciation of others for what you’ve manifested. Let your gift be an inspiration and a celebration that you have won your game! Party, dance, sing, laugh, and rejoice! Really let yourself know how great this is! Your full celebration of this success will complete the loop and allow you to rest and prepare for your next creative feat. Congratulations! I look forward to accompanying you on your next adventure.
Have you been letting everyone you know and meet how excited you are and how they can participate?
Have you asked people to support you by helping at the event?
Have you checked on the venue? Have you checked on the people putting together any external part of your project?
Do you have to pay for services? Let people know about your preferences? Have someone host or introduce you? Will other people perform/exhibit/etc at the event?
Have your “creator” hat on while you’re brainstorming, writing, drawing, singing… After your allotted creating time, take off your creator hat, and put on your “appreciator” hat. As the appreciator, you will talk to the creator for a few minutes and let her (or him) know how thankful you are to her for being so open and uncensored.
Each time we move up to a higher level of productivity, creativity, or integrity, the part of us that has been stuck can get scared. You can address that part of you by actually talking to it, respecting it’s concerns, and giving it a voice.