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Holly Sidell

Think Before You Fight With Your Partner

Holly Sidell | Posted 01.30.2012 | Women
Holly Sidell

He hung up. He hung up mean. I didn't know who that person on the line was. And I thought about things that I had said and ways I had reacted, and I didn't know who that person was, either.

Dating And Facebook: 'It's Complicated'

Holly Sidell | Posted 01.16.2012 | Women
Holly Sidell

I couldn't wait to declare our love for each other by sharing it with the world on Facebook (because how else does one declare their love if not through social media?)! He wasn't into it. I panicked.

L.A. Boys Bring the Beat to Canvas

Holly Sidell | Posted 01.15.2012 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

I went to an art show in September at The Andrew Weiss Gallery which showcased a limited collection of collaborative art pieces by L.A. based creative house SceneFour.

Get Over Yourself!

Holly Sidell | Posted 01.03.2012 | Women
Holly Sidell

I was so filled with joy over what I DO have -- amazing friends and nieces and nephews who just fill my heart with love -- that I didn't have a moment to focus on any perceived lack.

Why I Refuse to Fall for 'The Game'

Holly Sidell | Posted 12.25.2011 | Women
Holly Sidell

Last night I opened to a few random pages of the book "The Game," a guide for pick-up artists by Neil Strauss. According to many guys I know, this is ...

Supporting Your Man vs. Helping Your Man

Holly Sidell | Posted 11.06.2011 | Women
Holly Sidell

I've been dating someone off and on who sometimes, like all of us, gets down. And when he does, I try to help him.

Is this Relationship Allowing Me to be the Highest Version of Myself?

Holly Sidell | Posted 10.21.2011 | Women
Holly Sidell

On the superficial level, we crave relationships because we don't want to be alone. We want comfort. But there is a much deeper level that we might not even be consciously aware of.

Don't Be A Vienna: Six Relationship Mistakes That Women Make

Holly Sidell | Posted 10.09.2011 | Women
Holly Sidell

Some men have very strong stereotypes about women that keep them from wanting to get into a relationship with, or commit to, us. Well, in calling upon my knowledge of Vienna, I could see exactly why men have those fears.

He's Not The One

Holly Sidell | Posted 09.24.2011 | Women
Holly Sidell

When we immediately go into dating someone with no knowledge of them other than hoping that he's "the one," we begin to project and create things that we want to see.

What Do You Know to Be True?

Holly Sidell | Posted 10.04.2011 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

I got home last night and there was a UPS Express letter package waiting for me. I wasn't expecting anything. There was no return address, only a li...

My Mind Is Set?

Holly Sidell | Posted 09.26.2011 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

One of the affirmations for this month's intenSati class is "My mind is set." We say it while we run in place and criss cross our arms in front of us...

It's Not Fair! Why Don't I Get What I Want?

Holly Sidell | Posted 08.06.2011 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

One of my best friends from high school came into town with her husband from Northern California so we could all meet their new baby boy. So I went o...

How Are You Showing Up in Your Life?

Holly Sidell | Posted 07.12.2011 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

"Whoa! You are perfectly capable of doing this on your own," my yoga teacher said in much surprise as she came to adjust my twisting triangle pose. I...

Use Your Life

Holly Sidell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

I woke up on the morning of my 30th birthday with the phrase "use your life" screaming at me in my head. "Use your life." The past 3 years since the...

Using These Tough Times to Our Advantage

Holly Sidell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

I had a book idea in mind for years. I just never got around to writing it. I was too busy with studying, then I was too busy with my job, then I wa...

Are You Making a Difference? If Not, Why Not?

Holly Sidell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Holly Sidell

I went to the opening night of The Artivist Film Festival at The Egyptian Theatre last, which runs until Dec 4. It is a festival whose mission is to...

It's So Not Your Issue

Holly Sidell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

I caught someone who I have chosen to trust in a little tiny lie. It's not a big lie, maybe more of a little mis-truth. But to me it felt like the b...

If You're Not Willing to Risk, Then You're Not Really Willing to Gain

Holly Sidell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

Why would I want to be completely vulnerable to another person and completely surrender to the joy and possibilities of love when it may just end, like most relationships do, with heartache?

What's Keeping You From Always Living Your Purpose?

Holly Sidell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

Why am I not continually feeling like I'm living my purpose? The conclusion I came up with was that it's because of all the negative self talk that creeps in.

Stop Shoulding All Over Yourself in LA

Holly Sidell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

Since high school, one of my favorite quotes has been Ralph Waldo Emerson's "Traveling is a fool's paradise." And I always believed this quote to be resoundingly true.

Are the Stories and Thoughts in Your Head Actually True?

Holly Sidell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

I was flying home today from a really great weekend, when I suddenly got attacked by a plethora of crazy stories and thoughts. This attack lasted for...

Finding Yourself in Los Angeles

Holly Sidell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

Just being with yourself with no distractions -- this is the only way to get to know who you really are, and what you really believe in. This is the only way to become your own best friend.

Do You Keep Your Word?

Holly Sidell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

I was asked to do something recently for someone, and she was truly surprised that I did it, and that I did it well. This shocked me, her surprise, b...

We Don't Actually Have to Believe Everything We Think

Holly Sidell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Holly Sidell

We all have negative thoughts and doubts that come up for us every waking second of every day. They bombard us all the time.

If You Lose Everything, Perhaps It's Because You Built it From an Inauthentic Place

Holly Sidell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Holly Sidell

Not too long ago, I lost everything. I fell into a deep depression because I never truly got why it happened.