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…

25 Great Gifts for College Students

Wondering what to get a college student for Christmas? I quizzed my three subject matter experts and did some research of my own to come…

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…

Mostly Homemade Heirloom Tomato Tart

I have a ritual that I follow every Sunday evening starting in mid-July and continuing as long into the fall as I can: I walk…