Fear…Fight, Flight or a Challenge?

Halloween is my JAM. I absolutely love it. My family also takes this holiday very seriously. Let’s just say that we have had our plan for costumes in place since July. Maybe it’s because my husband and I met at a Halloween party, but we really see it as quite the event every year. [...]

What I Learned from Living with a Monk on A Mountain

Every year or so I go on a meditation retreat. This year, I chose a silent retreat on top of a mountain in the middle of Nowhere, North Carolina. It was a white knuckle drive all the way up there on a one-way road (!) where you couldn’t slow down too much or you [...]

By |2017-06-13T15:29:16+00:00June 13th, 2017|gratitude, inspiration, journey into healing, meditation, relaxation, therapy|Comments Off on What I Learned from Living with a Monk on A Mountain

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 [...]

By |2017-02-12T16:09:47+00:00January 24th, 2015|motivation, negative attitude, new year's resolutions, procrastination, therapist, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Make 2015 Truly Different and Avoid The New Year’s Resolutionist’s Mistake!

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" [...]

By |2017-02-12T16:09:47+00:00July 17th, 2014|atlanta, find a therapist, getting things done, motivation, procrastination, stress, stress reducer, stress tips, therapist, therapy, Uncategorized|Comments Off on There is a Little Peace Right in Your Pocket!

4 Tips to Help Your Kids Create a Healthy Body Image & Relationship With Food

Recently, I have had quite a few people inquire about how to talk to their children with weight loss or food without passing on negative body image messages.  People seem to be aware of the fact that this subject is a sensitive one (thank goodness) and are wanting sane and balanced ways to help their [...]

By |2017-02-12T16:09:47+00:00May 13th, 2014|atlanta, behavior, body image, cheri flake, eating, exercise, habit, healthy habits, mindful eating, mindfulness, mom, moms, stress, therapist, therapy, Uncategorized, weight loss|Comments Off on 4 Tips to Help Your Kids Create a Healthy Body Image & Relationship With Food

Snow Day Stress Busters! You need this, I know…

Well, if you're anywhere near where I am in Atlanta, snow days have been in abundance here lately! It goes without saying that changes in schedules and the questionable future (is school out tomorrow again???) can make a lot of mommies super anxious. Add a little (A LOT!) of cabin fever and virtually no mommy [...]

By |2017-02-12T16:09:47+00:00February 14th, 2014|how to stay motivated, manage time, mom coach, motivation, planning, positive thinking, stress management|Comments Off on Snow Day Stress Busters! You need this, I know…

Tips for Quick and Easy Menu Planning

Needs some quick, easy ways to plan your weekly menu? This is a super easy organization tip that barely costs a thing, will take a little load off of mama and help you get the menu planned for the week. Buy a dry erase board and put it on the refrigerator in the [...]

By |2017-02-12T16:09:48+00:00July 31st, 2013|organization tips|Comments Off on Tips for Quick and Easy Menu Planning