Category Archives: Confidence

Feeling qualified and confident to lead

One area in which men significantly outperform women is: SELF-CONFIDENCE. Women significantly undervalue their accomplishments, and for various reasons, suffer from the impostor syndrome and lack confidence.


Prior to my participation in the Women's March Los Angeles, a woman asked me: who doesn't believe women's rights are human rights? This is a valid question, so I wanted to answer it openly. It's important to start with:

Releasing blocks for a confident mindset

copy-of-freshstart-1 Hi Empowerista, I know you have a purposeful platform inside of you. Perhaps you even have the domain, social media handles and first steps checked off your to-do list. The things is, none of these things matter if you don't believe in yourself. Don't...

Success Tip: Get Inspired


Now that I’ve interviewed dozens of Empoweristas, I’m able to pick up on several recurring themes. One of them is: it’s crucial to stay inspired. The motto “hustle as hard as you can handle” doesn’t always fit for these women.

Many of them believe:

How to Get Out of These Common Funks

get-out-of-your-funk Hi Empowerista! Getting in a funk is normal. I call this common occurrence "Wednesday". That seems to be the day of the week a funk hits me. If you can relate, breath easy knowing you're not alone. But also challenge yourself to get out of it. Successful people get in...

Aerie Ad Broadens Beauty Ideal

Aerie-Ad American Eagle’s intimates line, Aerie, breaks the advertising norm by saying bye to photoshop, and hi to a self-proclaimed curve model.
With fashion ads historically thriving off of unrealistic aspiration, the message of celebrating your real beauty is rare.
According to the University of Texas at Austin...

Celeb ‘Body Positivity’ Is Taking Over!

AmySchumer--Blog I adored all the body positivity circulating my social media feeds over the past couple weeks. It started with Amy Schumer’s HBO Comedy Special. I’m not sure if I love the new queen of comedy more for the laughs or for our shared obsession with food....

Confidence On-Camera: Practice, Practice, Practice!

confidence on camera 2 Do you want to promote your business, talent or opinions via video but have fear holding you back? If so, this post is for you! Let's get started. The #1 way to feel confident on-camera is through practice, practice, practice! Because first of all,...

VIDEO: How to Calm Your Nerves In Front of a Crowd

freshstart I've been TV hosting for 5 years now, and I still get the jitters during my preparations, but I can't remember the last time I was debilitatingly nervous. That is, until two weeks ago, when I was preparing to co-host Miss USA. This high profile show had a...

VIDEO: How to Confidently Network Face-to-Face

Alex Wehrley - blog - 2 Hey guys! So I go to networking events and meetings all the time--it's part of being in the entertainment business. When it comes to building new contacts, I've flopped at times and flourished at others. Today I felt inspired to share...