What's my story?
From being a corporate lawyer to a movie producer to “surviving” in the wilds of Nicaragua and the Philippines, to being a regular expert guest on the Today Show, I have deliberately forged my own unique life path.
The desire to live an extraordinary life was ignited in me at a very young age.
Blame it on the trashy Sidney Sheldon novels I covertly read starting when I was 10, or the adventure books I loved or the movies that captured my imagination. In my heart I knew there was a world I wanted to see and adventures I wanted to have and that I would have to find a way to make those things happen for myself.
You could say my love coaching career began at Manhattan East Junior High.
I was, frankly - boy crazy.
Boys became endlessly fascinating to me. But I didn't just want to sit idly by and talk to my friends about how much we liked a particular boy. I became fascinated with what to do about it.
I started a dating advice blog back in 2009, just for fun, because I wanted an outlet for my passion for discussing dating and relationships. Much to my surprise, people were listening to me and telling me my advice was actually helping them!
For some, this might have been an A-ha! moment, but it took me a few more years, a series of events that included a major break-up, a 4th of July BBQ, and Twitter that led me to first becoming a matchmaker and then a coach.
Up to that point, I had a degree in Television and Film Production from Syracuse University, a law degree from University of Michigan, and all of the "default" career options those degrees hold.
I also had boldness, an inherent sense of adventure, an unwavering belief in the power of love, a penchant for finding the fun in most any situation, and that long-held desire to do something extraordinary with my life.
Helping others to discover their own version of extraordinary love and life is my passion.
I am so honored to be able to do this work with such kick-ass people!