When Stress is More than Stress: It’s SAD

Running a business and raising a family are two very large pairs of pumps on their own accord. Wearing them both at the same time is enough to stress even the most relaxed Mompreneur to her breaking point, and boy can I relate!...more

When Control Gets Out of Control

Margie was the best hostess. She greeted everyone at the door. She passed appetizers and offered drinks. Margie ensured that everyone had a good time and that absolutely everything was perfect. The problem was - this was not Margie’s party. She was a guest at the party like everyone else and yet she acted as if she owned the place. Margie is a control freak. She needs to be in charge. She needs to be in control. I used to be like Margie....more

For the mom hanging by a thread

I had a bad morning. ...more

I Do Not Like Roller Coasters

 Today I opened the book Miracles Now by Gabrielle Bernstein and flipped to #30 Backpack Meditation....more

When Stress Becomes the New Normal: 8 Stress-Busting Hacks to Get Your Life Back

I received Jillian Michael’s “Biggest Loser: 30 Day Shred” workout DVD a few years ago for Christmas. It’s been collecting dust on my shelf, (Why bother with workout DVDs when there’s millions of free workouts on Pinterest!?) but I finally decided to give it a whirl. ...more

Shed the Tyranny of the To Do List

Recently a client admitted to falling back into an old undesirable habit. Ashley had once again become a tyrant at home. She was obsessed with the cleanliness of her house. She worried about getting things done on time. She stopped interacting with her family. The only time she spoke to them was when she was barking out an order or reprimanding when something was not done correctly or on time. Ashley was obsessed with her to-do list. She was frantic to complete each item. She was becoming very stressed by all she wanted to complete....more

Three Ways to Beat Holiday Stress

Holidays are the best time of the year filled with parties, celebrations, gifts, food, family, and friends.Or are they?...more

The soup mishap that shook my world.

As I sat in the grocery store parking lot, car running, trying to pull myself together, I heard my cell phone ping alerting me to a new text message. My eyes were swollen and red from intense crying and my nose was running, partially due to an oncoming cold but mostly from the hysterics.*Have the kids eaten dinner yet?*...more