TEDx Showing Up Follow Up

Sun, 03/31/2019
7:00 pm-9:00 pm
The Darkroom Lounge at The Hof
2818 West Broad, Richmond, VA, 23230

Being together was magic. So maybe you didn’t get a ticket to TEDxGraceStreetWomen. Or maybe you did. This is the after party to extend the fun and camaraderie.

We are going to watch 55 minutes of some of the talks and there will be a panel and then Q & A.

My talk will be screened and I will be on this panel event. If you are in Richmond, VA I hope you can come!


Can a Blog Save Lives? TEDxGraceStreetWomen

inspirational tedx

Can we save people who are Googling, “ways to die?”

People Google how to do lots of things– including how to kill themselves. How can we leverage what we know about suicide and the internet to save lives? After my son Charles killed himself, I sold my digital marketing business, started this blog, Emotionally Naked, and used my skills at search engine optimization and content marketing to reach those most in need to help prevent suicide.

Doing this TEDx was a transformative experience

I made the intentional decision to focus solely on enjoying the moment. I didn’t and still … Read more...

So how did it feel standing on the TEDx stage?

It felt freaking great. Someone asked me if I was glad it was over and I said, “No!” I loved that audience, my fellow speakers and I had a grand time. While back stage, we all felt nervous but I stared at the big red dot from the wings and I whispered to my fellow speakers, “We are not nervous, we are excited!” And I believed it.

Some of you were there live. Others saw the streaming video the next day which is taken down for now. But they will post the videos in a few weeks and I will … Read more...

TEDx Saturday, December 8

I’m excited.

And nervous. (That’s where the coping strategies are helpful.)

There is not one single perk in this TEDx process I have missed or going to miss. I love the workshops, getting to know the other speakers, one-on-one coaching, and receiving feedback.

Then still to come, the makeup artist, there’s actual event, walk the block, and the after party. I’m not missing any of it and am focused on enjoying the experience.

So here are the links to Saturday’s event.

Live Streaming from this site address

TEDxGraceStreetWomen Speakers

TEDx Viewing Parties 

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