5 Tips to Make Your Day More Joyful

Did you know that there are 1440 minutes in each day?  That’s 1440 chances you get every morning to experience life anew…to make the most of another day you get to be alive. What if more of those minutes were filled with belly laughs, heartfelt smiles, and warm feelings of contentment? Sometimes it takes hearingContinue reading “5 Tips to Make Your Day More Joyful”

6 Tips to Practice Mindful Communication

Are there people in your life with whom you feel comfortable sharing absolutely anything?  Whether you’re feeling excited, anxious, or sad, you know they’ll listen fully…without judging you or offering unsolicited advice. I have several friends like this whom I had a chance to be with this summer. And that made me think…do others thinkContinue reading “6 Tips to Practice Mindful Communication”

4 Ways to Soak up The Healing Benefits of Nature

Whether you’re heading off to the beach, the mountains, or visiting family across the country, making time to be in nature can bring you (and your little one) tremendous benefits. Did you know that just 10 minutes spent in nature can boost your mood and release stress? According to the latest research, nature can alsoContinue reading “4 Ways to Soak up The Healing Benefits of Nature”

10 Ways to Increase Your Brain’s Superpower

Have you ever wondered how kids can remember new things so fast?  Like when you say a phrase they haven’t heard before… and they repeat it for days to come? Or when they watch a new movie and instantly remember the names of every character? The reason a child picks up new skills or habitsContinue reading “10 Ways to Increase Your Brain’s Superpower”

Self-Care Practices For Mother and Child

There’s someone really important in your life right now who you’ll be spending your whole life with.  And that someone deserves the best life has to offer. That someone is none other than the beautiful face looking back at you in the mirror. Since you’ll be spending every day of your life with YOU, it’sContinue reading “Self-Care Practices For Mother and Child”

5 Quick Tips to Find Anxiety Relief

Do you ever find that even when you meditate, anxiety still washes over you more than you’d like? Does that mean that your mindfulness practice isn’t working?  No, it just means that you’re beautifully human! As someone who loves my daily meditation time, I too have moments when I get tense…I get caught up inContinue reading “5 Quick Tips to Find Anxiety Relief”

The Secret to Making Positive Habits Stick

Whether it’s cozying up with an inspiring new book or journaling while sipping on a cup of tea, I find that the spring’s a great time to go within and nurture new possibilities. When you nurture your heart and mind by paying attention to them, you also show up stronger for the people you careContinue reading “The Secret to Making Positive Habits Stick”

5 Ways to Boost Positive Self-Talk

I love the fresh energy and possibilities that the start of a new month brings. Now’s a special time to focus on what you want to create more of in your life  – because you absolutely deserve the best it has to offer! While many of us may have set resolutions for the New YearContinue reading “5 Ways to Boost Positive Self-Talk”

3 Ways to Practice More Self-Compassion

Depending on where you live you may be longing for more sunshine during the winter months. But…do you ever think to remember the sunshine within you? Because you’re a ray of sunshine in so many people’s lives… They see what you’re doing and the strong person you are. And they love you for all of you – the good and theContinue reading “3 Ways to Practice More Self-Compassion”

4 Ways to Diffuse a Meltdown

“A regulated, calm adult can regulate a dysregulated child but a dysregulated adult can never calm a dysregulated child.” – Dr. Bruce Perry One of the most special things about family and friends is that close emotional bond we feel to one another. We can pick up on their vibes – good or bad –Continue reading “4 Ways to Diffuse a Meltdown”