Happy No Matter What

There is a two hour window of time in my day I call the witching hour. It’s right after I get home from picking the twins up from preschool. I’m in the kitchen getting ready for dinner. All three of my kids – my four- year-olds and my two-year-old — are there at my feet [...]

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Jun.14.2012

How to Ask for What You Want

Do you ask for what you want or do you resent what you didn’t get because you didn’t ask for it? – Powerful Questions Once when I was a younger I was spending the night with a couple of friends when we decided we wanted to go to a party a few blocks away. It [...]

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Dec.14.2010

A Simple Cure for Holiday Overwhelm

What’s the difference between actual gratitude and theoretical gratitude?

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Dec.8.2010

Self-Care is the Missing Ingredient

“I wake up each morning torn between a desire to save the world and a desire to savor the world. This makes it very hard to plan the day.” — E. B. White I had the great pleasure of interviewing the magnificent Jennifer Louden for the final segment of my series of self-care. Jennifer has [...]

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Nov.24.2010

This Little Light of Mine

Throughout this series I’ve learned a lot about self-care but if were to boil it down to two words I would have to say: self love. I posted this quote by Brooke Castillo to Facebook the other day: “The sensation of hunger is satisfied with fuel; the emotion of hunger is satisfied with self love.” [...]

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Many of us believe that weight loss has to be hard. It’s about self-discipline, deprivation, endless hours on the treadmill… I disagree. Weight loss can be fun! It can be a gift you give to yourself. It doesn’t have to be hard but it does require a shift in mindset. Listen to my interview with fellow weight loss coach Cookie Rosenblum to see what I mean.

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Oct.28.2010

My Self-Care, Your Self-Care

Self-care – Sometimes it is about pedicures and bubble baths!

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Oct.14.2010

Diane Hunter on Self-Care

Diane Hunter is a certified Martha Beck life coach. She is a busy mama of two boys, one with special needs. As a certified Equis and Mind Body coach, I was eager to get her take on self-care.

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Sep.16.2010

On Persistence and Self-Care

In her post titled Just Show Up, life coach Ann Mehl shares a story about her friend James Maddock. A talented singer/songwriter, early in his career Columbia Records signed him then shortly “dumped” him when his record didn’t sell. Ten years later, she overheard his music playing at her local Starbucks.

People Give Up Too Easy

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Sep.8.2010

Savannah Mayfield on Self-Nurture

This week I had the pleasure of chatting with life coach Savannah Mayfield about self-care. In her work she talks a lot about the importance of “self-nurture” as opposed to simply self-care. I was really interested in getting her take on the difference between the two. Talking with her, I learned a lot about what [...]

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