It only takes doing an ordinary thing daily to create an extraordinary life.

I've grown in many areas of my life and achieved many goals by following this model. My hope is that by sharing my journey, you are inspired and empowered to chase after the goals and dreams you have for yourself.

5 Ordinary Things Successful People Do Consistently

From the beginning of my journey to now, I've collected a few major gems that have helped me stay focused, calm my fears, and remember that 'the compounding of small tasks create large wins.' Click the link below to subscribe and download the pdf for free.


Impostor Syndrome – How To Get Over It.

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Impostor syndrome is one of the worst feelings you can have when you embarking on a new business venture. It says, "who the hell do you think you are to be doing that?" I face it and if you're a goal getter, you probably face it too. Here's a few tips on how to overcome that dreadful feeling.
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Get Ready With Me – Louis Vuitton Exhibition

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I recently met a woman who’s grandmother had just passed away. When she went through her grandmothers things, she found piles of clothes with tags still on and boxes of special china and silverware that had never been used. She said her grandmother was always waiting for a special occasion. Her story made me sad, but it also made me think.
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Still Working a 9 to 5 Job?

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I remember feeling a little bit ashamed that I’m not already a full time actress. I’ve felt like this for years, especially living in Los Angeles where the facade of living a glamorous life is amplified. I have a part time job, and though it’s not always how I’d like to spend my time, I’ve grown to relax into the process of my acting journey.
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The Hardest Part of Pursuing a Dream

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I miss my family often. Sometimes I think life would be so much easier if I worked a 9-5 and was content with only that. I’ve sacrificed a lot of time and missed a lot of events pursuing my dreams.  I know fellow dream catchers know what it’s like. The understanding and support needed from loved ones is insurmountable. It’s tough.