Success – January 2, 2022
“Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you’re exactly the same.” – Audrey Hepburn
Protecting Your Heart from Fame – January 7, 2022
“There’s fame and there’s ultra-fame and it can destroy. You lose your perspective, you’re in the eye of a hurricane and you don’t know you’re there. And you don’t know what tomorrow is, you don’t know if what you’re recording will be a hit or not…Before we ever became famous were the best times of our lives.” – Barry Gibb, The Bee Gees
When Someone Calls Your Book “Ugly”? Merrill Streep on Never Giving Up – January 23, 2022
“This was me on my way home from an audition for King Kong where I was told I was too ‘ugly’ for the part. This was a pivotal moment for me. This one rogue opinion could derail my dreams of becoming an actress or force me to pull myself up by the boot straps and believe in myself. I took a deep breath and said, “I’m sorry you think I’m too ugly for your film but you’re just one opinion in a sea of thousands and I’m off to find a kinder tide.” Meryl Streep has won 18 Academy Awards.