An Afternoon at the Theater without my Phone

Last month, I snagged a rush ticket to one of the many, highly anticipated shows hitting Broadway this spring, Second Stage Theater’s production of Take Me Out. A revival of the Tony-Award winning play by Richard Greenberg, I wasn’t overly familiar with the storyline beyond the blurb I read online while grabbing by ticket. Even…

Jimmy Fallon & Seth Meyers & Children’s Books, Oh My!

Don’t sleep on your local bookstore for author events and book signings! I attended two memorable events last month through bookstores, big and small. Earlier this week, I went to the first in-person event since Covid at the Barnes & Noble in Union Square…and y’all, it was a winner! The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon…

It’s time to talk about the SmartLess shows

If you’ve been following my adventures, you know this weekend was essentially my Super Bowl. I may be utterly exhausted, but my heart is bursting with joy. And unlike the actual Super Bowl, everyone’s a winner. The weekend was such a whirlwind that it’s all starting to blur together and the individual stories from each…

Listen: An attitude of gratitude

'Tis the season of giving thanks. And on today's episode, we're advocating for an attitude of gratitude! I'm sharing the reasons why adopting an attitude of gratitude are good for your health, your relationships, and your life in general. I'm offering an easy way to incorporate a gratitude practice into your day-to-day. I'm also letting…

Listen: Done is better than perfect

Welcome to the very first episode of the Chasing Bateman podcast! Today, we're tackling that seemingly innocent procrastination habit that's keeping me – and I'm guessing, many of you – from reaching our personal and professional goals. Do you live by a to-do list, but find that some tasks sit untouched for days, months or…