Empathic Messenger, Radio Talk Show Host, Author

Relationship

The Friend Zone

One of my fav comedies stars Ryan Reynolds in “Just Friends.”  Very early in the movie Chris Brander, played by Reynolds, gets laughed out of a high school graduation party when the football team reads what he wrote in his best friend Jamie’s yearbook where he professes his love for her.  Chris wanted out of…

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Just Steph's Wish For You Today

Everybody has two lives. Their second one begins when they realize they only have one. After taking a good look in the mirror and reviewing my life experiences, including living with Poland’s Syndrome, I encourage you to courageously dig deep to recognize your own greatness, embrace your life and savor every aspect of living. Realize…

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Follow Your Bliss

Growing up Sicilian and Catholic, I learned very quickly not to be too happy. The dark days will be here soon enough. This concept was a reality in my years of domestication. My dad hitting it big over a fall weekend of football meant happy times, fine dining, trips to the mall. Hurry, get what…

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The Eyes Have It

I love the eye lock.  You can almost guess what the other person is feeling in the eye lock.  Take for instance an infant in her mother’s arms.  When I held my babies, I looked deep into their eyes loving them to their core.  They would stare back knowing they were safe and loved.  Back…

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There's Something About You and I

Extroverts love to be in the mix.  They gain energy from being with people, especially those with whom they connect.  Isolation is torture.  This is me.  I love to work a room, meet new friends and dig into their hearts. For me, each encounter is unique and enhances my mere existence.  I am a better…

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What Happened to Vinny?

Planning my trip to the desert strip was interesting this time around.  We try to get to a few shows, including big headliners like Rod Stewart and Ray Romano.  This time of year, many of the usual big names are taking a hiatus.  So it was easy to convince my husband to see Donny &…

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Yah, You Blend!

 I have been living in Atlanta for twenty years.  I was a young mother of one when we arrived south of the Mason-Dixon line.  It took me seven years to finally say, with a lump in my throat, that the peach state was home for me.  It was at this turning point that I knew…

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