The Orange Buzz

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Adding some Orange Buzz to Marriage Prep

I’m excited about my latest step into spreading the orange buzz: two contributions to a new book. I was asked to submit some material to this just-published book All-in-One Marriage Prep: 75 Experts Share Tips & Wisdom to Help You Get Ready Now. The book, which is published by Barringer Publishing, features two of my contributions […]

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Have an “Orange Buzz” Spa Experience!

I mean…as if I didn’t love the Sunset Marquis Hotel in L.A. enough, the hotel is now offering an amazing discount hotel/spa package based on my book, Meeting Your Half-Orange. The “Operation Optimism” package is called  “The Orange Buzz” and includes all sorts of goodies, from a mani/pedi and facial in the spa to a gym pass […]

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Two Half-Orange Dream Boards!

One of the fun parts of the half-orange process is creating a visual reminder of how you want to feel in a relationship, which will give you a little Orange Buzz for love every time you see it. I explain the scientific and psychological powers behind it, and tell some chills-inducing stories of how it […]

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My Time with Kim Iverson

I had a great chat about the neuroscience of dating optimism and the key points within Meeting Your Half-Orange with fun radio personality Kim Iverson. And this is a woman who “gets it,” you know what I mean? We did our interview in two small parts with a commercial break in between and since I just […]

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The Sincerest Form of Flattery!

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, right? Well, then I’m blushing today with all this doggone flattery. Why? Because someone made an App called “Half-Lemon Pessimisms!” It’s a direct play off of my App, in that it’s a photo of a lemon where the orange should be, and you shake it […]

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What’s Hot in Apps? Half-Oranges!

Well, my little engine that could—the companion iPhone App to the book—has moved up to another incredibly hot spot this week: Half-Orange Optimims is now on the App store’s “What’s Hot” list! I’m so proud, it feels like my little baby App is getting to be on Oprah… If you haven’t checked it out, you […]

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Some Australian Buzz

People Down Under need half-oranges, too, you know. So I was thrilled that a great Aussie website for singles called “That’s Why You’re Single” printed a piece I wrote, called “What You’re Doing Wrong.” And in case you could use the advice right now, here’s the link to it!

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Real Simple Has the Orange Buzz!

Well look what came bursting out of the grocery store aisles this month: A new issue of Real Simple (love the mag) with a bright, bursting orange on the cover in a story about uplifting your mood! I see it as yet another step in spreading the half-orange message. If you want a half-orange life—a […]

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Half-Orange on “The CBS Early Show”

One of my favorite moments of getting the word out about Meeting Your Half-Orange came with an appearance on the CBS Early Show with two of TV’s friendliest hosts, Chris Wragge and Erica Hill. The producers asked for a bit of a battle between the dating experts, which was challenging, but I did my best […]

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The App Store Buzz!

I got a wonderful surprise this weekend when I found out that this week, the Apple App store has chosen my “Half-Orange Optimisms” App as one of its “Featured Apps!” It’s like having a little orange buzz in your pocket at all times. I’m so thrilled that someone over at Apple liked the little App enough […]

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