I'm Speaking at Creative Mornings in Oakland!

UPDATE: Watch my speech below!

***Listen to my podcast about anxiety***

This Friday, Jan 26th I will be speaking about living with anxiety challenges and mental health for Creative Mornings. I HATE anxiety. Hate it. But my love for stopping mental health stigma by sharing my story is stronger. I'll also talk about facing our normal, everyday anxieties.

Registration opens this Monday at 11am. They go quick so make sure you sign up ASAP.

Break Out the Whips!
The Official Fifty Shades of Grey Trailer

 The long awaited Fifty Shades of Grey film is coming out Valentine's Day 2015. That's just in a few months. They released a trailer a few months ago. I HATE the book, but thought the movie would be better. Now I'm not sure. I detest Anastasia Steele, and find it an oxymoron that one of the weakest female characters I've ever read in fiction has a name that implies strength and being nearly indestructible. Just the few seconds I saw the character annoyed me. So I don't know if I'll be able to sit through a movie watching her. Nothing against Dakota Johnson, the actress looks just how I imagined Anastasia to be. And the actor playing Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) is handsome, but I thought he would be finer. However, he may be a bigger turn on once I see him in character. Then I just read on Forbes.com that film will not include frontal male nudity, and not too many explicit sex scenes. What's the point of that? If I were so fortunate to write an erotic novel that turned into a film, and I wrote the script for the film, I would definitely want it hot. There would be equal nudity exposure of both the male and female actors. I hope Dakota Johnson isn't giving her all with the nudity and we'll only get glimpses of Jamie Dornan. What do you think? Are you going to see the film?


  1. I've never read the book, nor do I plan to. But I did see the trailer and am intrigued - until I read your post. No nudity or raunchy scenes? I will pass, and save it for a Netflix night, haha.

    1. i'm glad I didn't see it in the theatre. I heard there wasn't much chemistry between the actors. But the film made a lot of money.


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