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Just One Tiny Bit of Goodness

What if you don’t need an hour or more in nature or a full-on yoga session to feel better?

What if a few seconds or 5 minutes of something you love is enough?

Just one little bit of goodness can make you feel better. Multiple times of day of tiny bits of goodness can change your life!

Try it and let me know how it goes!

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That time my animal instinct almost took over…

“Tears are the safety valve of the heart when too much pressure is laid on it.” ~Albert Smith The other evening, someone ran a stop sign as I was crossing into an intersection (I had the right of way) and I almost crashed into his car. We were in a residential neighborhood (just a block and a 1/2 from… Continue Reading

The Body is a Wonderland

The Body is a Wonderland Info & Practices to Build Your Capacity for Handling Stress Every time I open Facebook, it happens. Facebook feels like the news – which is mostly bad, definitely over-exaggerated, and of course, there’s the fake stuff. Just this morning, I saw a post that caused me to gasp. My stomach… Continue Reading

6 Steps for Healing Feelings

6 Steps for Healing Feelings

“It is a grave injustice to a child or adult to insist that they stop crying. One can comfort a person who is crying which enables him to relax and make further crying unnecessary; but to humiliate a crying child is to increase his pain, and augment his rigidity.” Alexander Lowen, The Voice of the… Continue Reading

Causing Your Life

Causing Your Life

Many years ago, I was participating in a seminar. I’ve done a lot of seminars but this was one of the first. The leader said something to the class that stopped me in my tracks. It was something like, ‘You cause your life.’ I can’t recall his exact phrasing, but it was self-help speak at… Continue Reading

Is Your Childhood Affecting How You Parent?

Is Your Childhood Affecting How You Parent?

Do you feel like you’re failing at your goal of creating a better childhood for your kids than the one you had? I always told myself that my childhood wasn’t that bad. I had enough food, clothes and I’ve heard of worse childhoods than mine. I wondered why, in spite of all the good I’d created in my adult… Continue Reading

Clean Pain vs Dirty Pain

Clean Pain vs Dirty Pain

All emotional pain is not the same. In my latest scope, I reflect on the recent terror attacks and discuss two types of emotional pain. Learning about clean pain and dirty pain was helpful for me. Knowing the difference caused a shift out of unnecessary worry, rumination, and blame. Understanding these two types of emotional pain can help you… Continue Reading

The Good, Bad, Ugly of Expectations

The Good, Bad, Ugly of Expectations

On today’s Periscope, I talk about expectations. Expectations can be good or bad. I share a couple stories of expectations I’ve had that caused me various kinds of angst. Here are the definitions of Expectation I was working with in this broadcast: a strong belief that something will happen or be the case in the… Continue Reading

What the heck is a Thought Monster!?

What the heck is a Thought Monster!?

In today’s vlog, I share what about Thought Monsters! Everyone has a Thought Monster and each one is unique. Meeting your Thought Monster is a fun and helpful activity for you and your kids. Watch the video, then read on for more about taming your Thought Monster. Basically, your Thought Monster is the dreaded FEAR.… Continue Reading

Help for Anxious Kids (performing)

Help for Anxious Kids (performing)

Recently, a mom I’ve worked with wrote me to ask how she can get her daughter to do the work needed before performing. Her daughter is a musician and loves music, but she doesn’t learn the songs or practice before performances. I shared my thoughts and a personal story on Periscope. Watch it below: (keep an… Continue Reading

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