5 Ways To Make You Stop Worrying. Right. Now.

5 Ways To Make You Stop Worrying. Right. Now. 1. Worrying feels bad…It just does.       Let’s start with the basics, shall we? Feeling good is better than feeling bad. Worry will always make you feel bad. In some cases, with trauma or a short in our thinking so to speak, it [...]

Make 2015 Truly Different and Avoid The New Year’s Resolutionist’s Mistake!

All of my clients are well aware that I do not allow New Year's Resolutions. Well, at least in the way that we typically go about them…:) Why? Because New Year's resolutions are usually tailored to largely ignore the way that our brains work. This sets us up for repeated failures and has us feeling [...]

There is a Little Peace Right in Your Pocket!

We ALL have a lot to do. Everyone is super busy.  And, strangely, as soon as we aren't busy, we go crazy trying to make ourselves busy.  Why? Because let's face it, "busy" has a lot of value in our society.  If you're bored or chill, you leave open the opportunity to be called, "lazy," or not as "good" [...]

Mom’s Summer Survival Guide

    Mom’s Summer Survival Guide  So, you made it through the school year...the artwork, the homework, the carpools, the filed trips...you did it, mom! Summer camp is a few weeks off and that summer vacation feels a million miles away...now, what???   Not surprisingly, I have gotten a few requests to write a blog [...]

You Can CREATE Motivation…Here’s How It Works…

The Mothers of Motivation (MOMs):How to Create MotivationMom #1: Motivation Comes After Action, Not Before This is the key concept when considering motivation.  It is the Mother of all MOMs, in that a good understanding will pave your road to learning and applying all other MOMs.  Motivation comes after action, never before.  This comes as a surprise for most people.  You may be hoping you will [...]

New Year’s Resolutionists! I’m talking to YOU!

Hello, Lovely Reader!So, it's a fresh, new year.  All shiny and unblemished.  It's time for your resolutions to change your life for the good once and for all.  New Year's Resolutions are my specialty.  I love the idea of change ~ after all, I am a change agent at heart.  However, the way that we [...]

Beat Holiday Stress – How to Stop Creating It

Hello lovely reader!If I told you to go out and fill your trunk up stress, you couldn't do it.  We create stress.  So, during the holidays especially, make an effort to simply stop creating stress.  How?1. See it now, buy it now!  If you know that you are going to eventually pick up a gift [...]

Think it! Park it! Do it!

A great rule of thumb in getting it all done is this: If you can do it in two minutes, do it RIGHT NOW. If you can't, learn to rely a little more on your smart phone.  Why carry it all around in your head if Siri can keep all of it organized for you?    Researchers [...]

Are You A Procrastitasker???

Hello, Lovely Reader!I learned an interesting word at the VOX Magazine Annual Spelling Bee this week. During the practice round, spellers were given teen friendly words that may or may actually be in the Webster's Dictionary.  One such word was "Protaskitasking." Essentially, this word means to get busy doing something while actively procrastinating on another task. [...]