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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

The Quick Guide to a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

Aaaaaaaah, Thanksgiving. Why, it’s the beginning of the most wonderful time of the year! Not quite in that space? If obligatory feasting (that requires a whole lotta cookin’!), the onset of a month of hustle and bustle and incessant family in company doesn’t sound absolutely lovely, you’re not alone. Here’s a quick guide to not

By | November 26th, 2014|Categories: stress management, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

5 Facts That Will Make You Stop Worrying. Right. Now.

1. Worrying feels bad…It just does. Let’s start with the basics, shall we?  I could get into the ins and outs of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and dissect emotions all day long, but I don’t think I need to…this is a super simple concept.  Feeling good is better than feeling bad.  Worry will always make you

By | September 20th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|1 Comment

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"

Take That New Year’s Resolution and Make it a Life Long Habit FOR GOOD Workshop!

Take That New Year’s Resolution and Make it a Life Long Habit FOR GOOD Workshop!  Cost: $45 or $40 if you bring a friend Date: December 4th, 2014 and January 20th New Year’s Resolutions are rarely successful.  Why??? Learn how to avoid the New Year’s Resolutionist’s Mistake and other traps for good and forever.  I will show

By | June 27th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

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

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

Give Your Mind a Good Spring Cleaning

I went to Michigan State University (Go Green!) for undergraduate school. When I attended, there were about 55,000 kids there. It was quite a different academic setting than I was used to, but I embraced it. I liked the anonymity and independence of it all. I actually even enjoyed being a number rather than a

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