How to Be Optimistic (But Not Annoying!)

How to be a really good, optimistic friend Saying “I understand.” and giving a hug is NOT a negative response. This is what people need more than your too-soon optimistic advice. When people are hurt, sometimes they need to get [...] Read more

5 Steps To Relieve Stress

Stress can kill you! Oh, crap! We are all wound up so tight that we are constantly buzzing on cortisol. Imagine white-knuckling it on a rollercoaster. All. Day. Long. That’s us in 2016. The election. Financial problems. Work pressure. Terrorists. [...] Read more

Finding Your Purpose for 2016

Want help finding your purpose for 2016? I do! I do! I am here to help! Here is my yearly ritual for finding your purpose. It helps me get crystal clear on how I want to spend my time and energy in [...] Read more

How To Think About World Trauma

Making sense of world trauma Dealing with world trauma and sensationalized news broadcasts can be overwhelming. A few weeks ago, my husband and I felt like we were saturated and decided to take a break for a couple of days. [...] Read more

Silence Your Inner Critic

Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh! You can't do this. You can't do that. They're not going to like you. Nobody likes when you do… You're annoying. You don't know how to. It's too hard. It's going to be overwhelming. You can't handle it. Lies. [...] Read more

How To Motivate Your Teen

I have a little secret for you. I am the laziest person you could ever meet. I love to lounge in yoga pants all day watching Rom Coms, perusing funny videos on YouTube, and getting lost in a novel. My [...] Read more