Approximately ten years ago, I thought I had it all: a terrific husband, a fulfilling career and a beautiful home. Until one day my husband proclaimed that he no longer wanted to be married and walked out the door.
No explanation. No fighting. No drama.
Without answers or closure, I was heartbroken, confused and devastated. I cried until my tear ducts ran dry. Despite an Ivy League education, I was failing at the thing that mattered most to me — a loving and happy relationship.
My heartbreak became
the catalyst for a better and
more authentic life.
I got busy — figuring out my part, undoing old habits that no longer served me and studying relationship psychology, spirituality and non-violent communication from internationally-renown psychologists, coaches and spiritual healers. I also dated prolifically--testing theories and strategies to develop a system that leads to success.
Now, I teach women and men how to:
Transcend grief, using it as a catalyst for self-analysis and improvement;
Shed ineffective behaviors & thoughts that limit their potential;
Cultivate emotional intelligence, so their relationships flourish—leading to deeper intimacy and trust; and
Resolve conflict peacefully and collaboratively.
My clients report feeling stronger,
more confident and empowered.
They also attract healthy
and available people.
Many fall in love for the first time.
A graduate of Northwestern University and Cornell Law School, I have learned that school does not prepare us for relationship literacy. My writing weaves together relationship advice with positive psychology and spiritual truths. When necessary, I also draw upon my 20-year career as a lawyer. I keep it simple and real to help others achieve healthy relationships—the most important factor for a lifetime of happiness.
I write for international publications like MindBodyGreen and Bustle.com, coach private clients and give motivational speeches. My work has been featured in Marie Claire Magazine, Audible UK, Stella UK, The New York Post, and The Jenny McCarthy Show on Sirius XM radio.
In my free time, I enjoy international travel, gourmet cooking, and hip-hop music. Before sunrise, I am either biking, standing on my head or walking in the woods with my dog, Freddy Mercury. My relationships are the most valuable asset in my portfolio and the yardstick by which I will measure my life's success. If you see me in NYC (or any other far-flung locale), stop and say hi. I've never met a stranger.
In 2019, I will release "Take Back the Power"—a modern fable about breakups aimed to raise collective consciousness.