Freaking Out When Others are Calm

Freaking Out When Others are Calm

Ever wonder why one person stays calm in a particular circumstance while another completely freaks out? Our nervous systems are unique, just like each human is unique. Some nervous systems are more regulated than others, some are highly sensitive, and others are...
Will My Baby be Safe at College?

Will My Baby be Safe at College?

  We recently helped our son move in for his first year in college. He was accepted to his first choice college which happens to be across the country from our home. The lead up to the drop off was a mix of many emotions, thoughts, and concerns. He’ll be so far...
That time my animal instinct almost took over…

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...
The Body is a Wonderland

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...
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...