Success is Sweetest

“Your support, passion, and no bullshit approach, is such a killer combination. And your method is so creative and exciting in a way that I’ve never, ever found other coaching to be. WOW, wow, wow!” ~ Kana, Career Mentoring Intensive

Hello! I’m Janice. I’m a life coach based in New York.

I help ARTISTS, ACTORS, MAKERS, and SEEKERS start, test, tweak and finish amazing life projects.

This is where you get to translate your amazingness into a tangible, real-world project or life-changing experience. Something so fresh & original, you won’t believe it came out of YOU.

(Hey, so you want to act on Broadway, bike ride through Thailand, or build an Empire? Totally reasonable.)

This is my online home, where all the good stuff happens.

Ha. Who am I kidding? The good stuff happens offline, in real time. But this is where you can get to know me, find out how to WORK & PLAY with me, sign up for NOTES FROM THE TRAIL, and grab a free tool (or two).

I’m so happy you’re here.
Because now we get to make things.
And making things is the sweetest.



A Small Dose Of Sweet Things


GRACE (grAs) n. A state of sanctification enjoyed through divine grace.

“I do not at all understand the mystery of grace – only that it meets us where we are but does not leave us where it found us.” ~ Anne Lamott


SAYING GRACE – is an illustrated collection of 120 mealtime blessings from all over the world. Each intended for holidays or whenever the spirit moves you.

“May the love that is in my heart, pass from my hand to yours.”

~ Traditional American Grace: (To be said while holding hands.)


GRACE UNDER FIRE – (Divine Intervention: Those stealing glances will tickle your funny bone.)

GRACE OF MY HEART – (Divine Memories: Burt Bacharach and Elvis Costello performing “God Give Me Strength” – Radio City Music Hall, New York City, 1998)



“Today the custom of saying grace before a meal is about thanking for the abundance of food, but in ancient times, food spoiled quickly, often causing illness or even death. Before a meal, these people made a plea to the gods to deliver them from poisoning. But it wasn’t until after the meal, if everyone was still standing, that they offered a prayer of thanksgiving, or “grace.”


There are 109 towns, cities, or other locations in the continental US that share the name “Grace” in some variation.


Q & A

1. Aaron Neville, Ani Difranco, Billy Ray Cyrus, Bryan Ferry, Destiny’s Child and Johnny Cash all have what one song in common?
2. What famous literary author coined the phrase “Courage is grace under pressure?”

Answ. 1. Amazing Grace
Answ. 2. Ernest Hemingway


Listening Tour 2019

 in celebration of listening

Listening is a top down skill and good listening connects us to the world around us. Most people take listening for granted and some people make so much noise it’s unbearable to be around them. But active listening is a deeply conscious effort to understand our surroundings and to hear what people are really saying.

I frequently go on sound hunts where I listen closely to my environment and capture ambient noises and sounds and conversations that I encounter along the way. This one is for the birds.

Enjoy the thrills from the Coney Island Boardwalk and Amusement Park

Hear A Woman Proselytize on the 6 Train

Savor the Church bells on Vernon Blvd on Halloween night

Listening Tour 2014 | Theater Artist Alice Toohey
Listening Tour 2011 | Actor Clayton Dean Smith
Listening Tour 2011 | Shaman Mary Anne Flanagan