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Setting Kids Up For a Successful Summer

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Summer is my absolute favorite time of year and I’ve always thought about it as the season of opportunity for kids.  In summer, kids no longer have the social and academic pressures that they have been dealing with during the

Posted in Achievement, Children, Energy, Family, Goals, Parenting, Self-Care, Success

Are You Happy?


A few years ago, Bronnie Ware, a nurse who cared for patients during their final days recorded the five most common regrets of the dying and published her findings in a book. One of the regrets people expressed near the

Posted in Decisions, Emotions, Energy, Happiness, Life, Self-Care, Stress



I was sitting at a coffee shop yesterday and couldn’t help but overhear the conversation at the table next to me.  Two women were talking about how the holiday season is always such a busy time of year. Woman #1:

Posted in Attention, Energy, Holidays, Mindfulness, Self-Care, Success, Thoughts, Worries


Several years ago I read My Stroke of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor, a Harvard-trained brain scientist who suffered a massive stroke at the age of 37.  Throughout the book, Taylor details her life both before the stroke and the

Posted in Children, Emotions, Energy, Family, Life, Mindfulness, Parenting, Self-Care