This Simple Phrase Can Help You Practice More Self-Compassion

Are you hardest on yourself? I know I am. I realized recently I have a problem treating myself nicely and so I’ve been researching ways…

Why You Should Resolve to Be a Nicer Person to Yourself in 2017

I came down this morning, took one look at my crumb-covered kitchen counter and said out loud, “Oh, God, I am such a messy person.”…

25 Ways to Fill Your Life with Hygge

  I recently decided that my word for the year 2017 is the Danish word “Hygge.” Loosely translated, hygge means “taking pleasure from the simple,…

Why My Word for 2017 is Hygge

I often pick a word at the beginning of the New Year as my theme for the year. It’s easier than a resolution (although I…

Frustrated by Generational Labels? Pick a New One.

Is having meaningful work important to you? Do you appreciate opportunities for collaboration and freedom to decide the best path for you? Would you like…

Five Ways My Mom’s Memory Loss Taught Me to be Mindful

I went to pick my Mom up a few days ago at her assisted living facility for a pre-planned family lunch and found her room…

The Parent’s Guide to Handling the College Drop-Off

I’m already starting to plan my daughter’s college drop-off in the fall. I just booked a hotel and we’re checking out flights. It’s always a…

Why We All Need a Self-Care Kit

Summer is supposed to be a time of fun and relaxation but it can actually be a difficult time for many of us in midlife.…