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

Focusing on Stress

I’m excited! Today is November 1st....more

Some Days I Want to Run and Hide

Let me start by saying that I love my husband, MS, my cats, and the rest of my family and friends very much. ...more

What Have You Lost in Constantly "Doing"?

In our fast-paced, multi-tasking, on-the-go-deadline driven work, we are often caught up in the act of “Doing.” We move from task to task on our to-do list. We rush from work to class to home. We keep pushing ourselves to do more and do it better....more
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