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10 Things Happy Moms Don’t Do

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the 10 things I think moms should do every day to be happy. Today, let’s talk about 10 things happy moms don’t do. These are the things that, if you truly want to be happy, you won’t do – or if you do them, you’ll stop. So what Keep Reading

Lessons Learned In 40 Years

I turned 40 over the weekend. For a long time, I dreaded it. I did not want to turn 40. Every time my boyfriend teased me about it, or my kids mentioned it, I would groan and roll my eyes. I was not looking forward to it. But then a few weeks ago, it all Keep Reading

7 Tips to Building a Solid Meditation Practice In the New Year

Everyone wants to make resolutions for the new year, and often, meditation is one of those resolutions. While this isn’t necessarily a bad thing, if not handled properly, you can set yourself up for failure. If a consistent meditation practice is your goal this year, let’s talk about how you can make that happen – Keep Reading

The Most Commonly Asked Meditation Questions

People who have never meditated before, or who struggle with meditation, have tons of questions. Some of them are unique to the individual, but others are so common that I thought I’d take the time to answer them here. The most important thing to remember about meditation is that your practice is yours. Regardless of Keep Reading

Self-Care Stocking Stuffers For Mom

With only about two weeks until Christmas, I wanted to share a few ideas for some great self-care stocking stuffers for mom. These are small, inexpensive items you can give Mom (or that Mom can ask for!) that will allow her to have some relaxation and rejuvenation. Of course, we all know that self-care is Keep Reading

Keeping Your Romance Alive After Kids

When you’re a couple with no kids, having a thriving romance is easy. You can be spontaneous and do anything anytime – within the constraints of jobs and finances, of course. But post-kids? Keeping your romance alive after kids is a bit more complicated. Whether you’re a couple who has kids together, or a couple Keep Reading

Acceptance and Change in Relationships

Relationships are about a lot of things: love, companionship, friendship, intimacy. When you ask a group of people for relationship advice, you’ll usually get as many different answers as there are people in that group. Often, that advice ends up contradicting itself. One person will say one thing, and another will say the exact opposite. Keep Reading

10 Things Moms Should Do Every Day to Be Happy

When you’re a busy mom, sometimes it feels like you’re just running from one thing to another to get through the day. It’s important to do things for you, however, so you don’t end up burnt out, overwhelmed, and exhausted. Wouldn’t you love to be a happier mom? Of course, adding more things to your Keep Reading

Meditation: Good For Your Self-Esteem, Confidence, and More

Like most meditation teachers, I had a regular personal meditation practice for several years before I became a teacher. The truth is I don’t remember exactly what prompted me to sit down and meditate that first time, but I do know what kept me doing it: the difference it made for me. After two really Keep Reading