The Essentials – A Hot Bath!

The Essentials – A Hot Bath!

It’s been quite a while since I’ve added to the “essentials” category here on the Diva Dispatch. If you’d like to read the other posts in this group, please just enter the term “essentials” in the search box and the blog...
The Essentials – Pajama Day!

The Essentials – Pajama Day!

Please note that this Essential is not referencing a day spent in your pajamas because you’ve pushed yourself too far for too long and wound up suffering from one of those “opportunistic bugs” that tends to go around at this time of year. We’re...
The Essentials – Ask for Help!

The Essentials – Ask for Help!

As we head into the holidays, I think it’s an excellent time to visit this Essential. There’s a joke-not-joke that the reason there are so few well-known female artists is that male artists have generally had wives. The point being, that in order to be...
The Essentials – Strategic Retreat

The Essentials – Strategic Retreat

Always, always, ALWAYS – when I stop actively living the lessons I’ve learned on my Diva journey,  I fall back into old, destructive habits. One of the worst of these for me is perfectionism. The problem with this insidious disease (and it IS a disease,...
The Essentials – Creative Action

The Essentials – Creative Action

Among the Essentials for any true Diva is some form of creative activity that brings her great joy. Note that I did not say that it needs to be something she is “good at” doing, nor does it need to be a money-making venture. (I maintain that we lost...