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Here’s the First Quirky Community Chat . . . Sasha tells you about #quirkyalone and #tango

Skip to 2:30 for when the audio begins! And let me know what topics you would like to see covered in future Quirkyalone Community Chats! Like this? Be sure to sign up for my mailing list and join me in

Posted in Single Life, Travel

Inspiration for creating your own path: take one step

One of my favorite parts of traveling and living abroad is that I meet kindred spirits. People who are also interested in growth through adventure and who have taken risks to travel and try out new things for the sake

Posted in Coaching, Personal Growth, Single Life, Travel

Spinsters, old maids, and changing ideas about being single on Quirkyalone Day 2013

Here’s me talking about spinsters, old maids, and how our ideas about being single have changed on this Quirkyalone Day 2013 on a wonderful hourlong NPR show out of Illinois. This was a great conversation with lots of smart callers

Posted in Politics, Press, Quirkyalone Day, Quirkytogether, Single Life, Technology + Modern Life

How to Fall in Love with Yourself While You Look for Love

Dating is difficult. Inevitably, we get rejected. Or we reject. We want to keep our hearts open but they keep getting smushed. What does it take to fall—and stay—in love with yourself while you look for love? I’m doing a

Posted in Dating, Personal Growth, Quirkytogether, Single Life

Weighing in on the “extraordinary rise and surprising appeal of living alone”

I will be on KCRW’s national news affairs program “To the Point” tomorrow Wednesday 11-12 with sociologist and fellow examiner of the modern human condition Eric Klinenberg. We’ll be talking about his excellent book Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and

Posted in Books, Press, Single Life, Solitude

Alone on the Holidays? Here’s How to Turn Loneliness into Solitude

The Huffington Post Mindful Living editor asked me for advice on what to do if you find yourself alone on the holidays. Here’s what I told her about turning loneliness into solitude. Essentially my advice is that you can turn

Posted in Single Life, Solitude

One Is the Quirkiest Number

When did the media get so into quirkyness? I thought that was my sole territory. Now the New York Times plays up the quirky habits of solo dwellers in the Home Section. The reporter may be confusing the quirky behavior

Posted in Press, Single Life, Solitude

Pumpkin, Squash, and How to Use Your Intuition to Find Love (or a Lover)

Coaching is about learning to tune into what you want, and clearing out the voices that tell you you can’t have it. This session my client didn’t want to talk about her career. That had been the primary focus working

Posted in Coaching, Dating

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