Making my peace with traffic

One of the many reasons we moved was to shorten our commute time. So, although I find myself driving less miles, I find that I am in the car for the same amount of time as I used to be (or sometimes for longer). Every morning and evening, I sit in traffic and look at the other cars around me: I see angry, frustrated drivers who are endangering everyone around them by not using turn signals when merging; I see sleepy drivers who are yawning and drinking Starbucks; I see a lot of people talking on their phones....more

Living With Anxiety

Sometimes the thought surprises me that someone may not know what its like to have anxiety.But then again, it’s become such a state of ‘living’ for me, that when I an anxiety-free – even for a moment – that is when I acknowledge what its like and the ways it impacts on my body and mind....more

Relax and Try These Top 10 Stress Busters

No matter who we are or what we do these days, there is one common denominator: S T R E S S Now, I've struggled with stress and anxiety for what seems like FOREVER, and I've tried loads of things to get it under control. Here are 10 things to try when you're feeling stressed. ...more
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Who needs BuzzFeed when you have BuzzBrain?

I am awake and getting ready for my day. Only, I am not just getting ready for my day. I am thinking about a project at work, and if my son has any homework he needs to bring in, and if we are out of milk, and what today's blog post will be about, and the fact I can't seem to catch up on my podcast, and did I just shampoo my hair twice because I wasn't paying attention? and, what am I making for dinner tonight, and...a host of other things....more

The Most Effective Stress Reducer

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The maniac's guide to meal-planning: part 2 of 4

This is the second post of a four-part series on meal-planning like a boss–even when life’s crazy....more

Worry. What I Do Best.

Worry. Now that's something I am really good at. I am good at worrying about real concerns. I am also very good at worrying about things that could happen. I am one of those people who breathes a sigh of relief every time I go around the curve and see my house still standing after being away even for a few hours. If you are looking for someone to do worry, I am the person for the job. ...more