Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Dirty Barbie and Other Dreams

I was recently interviewed by Christine Louise Hohlbaum for her Psychology Today blog. Scroll down to read a little bit of it, or click here to read the whole darn thing!

The Power of Slow
Embracing time so you have more of it
by Christine Louise Hohlbaum

Dirty Barbie and Other Dreams
Dreams are like whispers. You need to slow down to hear them.
Published on June 28, 2011 by Christine Louise Hohlbaum in The Power of Slow

Every once in a while, I meet particularly astounding people who make my jaw drop and say, "Wow."

Denise Stewart is one such person I had the pleasure of meeting at a blogger conference I keynoted back in April. As a writer and actress, she has a commanding presence that is both vibrant and profound. With an MFA in Playwriting from the University of Virginia and a BA in Theater from Catawba College, Denise provides her audiences with profound messages wrapped in her quick wit. After reading her amazing list of accomplishments, including her recent play DIRTY BARBIE AND OTHER GIRLHOOD TALES, I got curious. Could I approach her with the power of slow? She warmed to the idea immediately, admitting that mindfulness is what she promotes every day as both a playwright and wellness coach.

She graciously agreed to an e-chat...

Christine Louise Hohlbaum, American author of The Power of Slow: 101 Ways to Save Time in Our 24/7 World., lives near Munich, Germany with her husband and two children. A PR consultant by trade, Christine occasionally takes on small TV and film roles to satisfy her inner thespian. A frequent commentator to major media outlets such as CNN.com, NPR and various women's magazines, Christine is a passionate blogger and lifestyle advocate, teaching the less is more principle of productivity wherever she goes.