Meditation When Your Mind Just Won’t Quit

Recently someone on Instagram commented to me and said that her mind just can’t stay focused. She then asked how I calm down. One of the most common complaints or questions I hear is a variation on, “My mind is too busy to meditate!” Some meditation teachers will tell you that’s not possible or true, 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

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

Why Keep a Journal? (Plus: Alternatives If You Hate Writing!)

Everyone tells you to keep a journal these days: therapists, life coaches, self-help and personal development books. They all tout the benefits of keeping one, but the question is: is it really worth it? I think it is. There are numerous benefits to keeping a journal, and since it can be customized to be exactly Keep Reading

Self-Care During a Breakup or Divorce

Self-care is always important, but when you’re going through a breakup or divorce, it might be even more critical. Life is hard enough, and the emotional stress and turmoil of a breakup just makes it worse.Self-care won’t make it all better, but it will help if it’s done correctly. Self-care during a breakup or divorce Keep Reading

Self-Esteem: 3 Tips to Improve Yours

Until I hit high school, I was a very confident girl. Then we moved, and I started at a new high school. I didn’t know anyone, and everyone else already knew other kids. I did eventually make friends, some of whom are still good friends today, but I also found myself being bullied by kids Keep Reading

Meditating, Yoga, and Me

As a homeschooling mom of two very free-spirited and strong-willed young men, a freelancer, and the girlfriend of a guy who likes to have spur of the moment dates, being able to relax and go with the flow is important. Unfortunately, if I’m not careful, I can let myself get overwhelmed, and then I need Keep Reading