If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't, it's almost a cinch you ... Read more

On Aging

I was at a wedding Saturday with a lot of women in their 20s and 30s in sexy dresses, their youthful skin aglow. And even though I was 20 or 30 years ... Read more

Why I Did It

I was a little hesitant getting on the subway that Sunday morning, the day that the New York Times magazine ran my portrait on its front ... Read more

Loving Yourself

A woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing. She goes where she will without pretense and arrives at her destination prepared to be ... Read more

Coming Home To Myself

What is this strange reunion, this homecoming to someone I did not know I had left? Bittersweet, it’s hard to separate the joy of returning to ... Read more

A Woman Who Can Tell

A woman who can tell her true age can do anything. But there is more: to find home in the silent house, to not fear the mirror, to make love in ... Read more

Cloud Nine

I am alone and complete and completely alone here in my room I burn candles and incense and memories with soft music playing or silence I dance ... Read more

Loving Myself

I wish I had always felt like this somewhere between early and late feeling pure and at peace gazing in the mirror staring hard at roots and eyes ... Read more