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An Antidote to Tough Times

Oh my goodness gracious, what a week—elections, another mass shooting, Ruth Bader Ginsburg has fallen and fractured her ribs. Silly me, I thought that once election day had passed we’d get a bit of a breather, but the hits just… more →

3 Ways You’re Making the Holidays Harder Than They Need to Be

Holidays stressing you out? There are all kinds of factors we can lay the blame on—parties, school performances, year-end pleas for donations from non-profits and political candidates, relentless digital marketing from retailers trying to move some merchandise, trying to finish… more →

Thanksgiving comic by Sara Zimmerman at unearthedcomics.com

Reduce Stress at Holiday Family Gatherings

My father-in-law has a saying that has become legend: Family’s tough. As much as you love the clan you were born into or perhaps married into is, all those long-lasting ties can make things complicated. You love them, but they… more →

7 Ways to Build Focus

I am in the happy predicament of having two book projects—one of my own, and one for a ghostwriting clients—that have the same aggressive deadline. (It’s kind of like exams for me at the moment—and honestly, I always loved exams…. more →

4 Ways to Make Peace With The Stuff That Drives You Crazy

“Hidden within every problem lies an opportunity so powerful that it literally dwarfs the problem.” — Albert Einstein It’s only a couple weeks into summer temperatures here in Providence. And even though I’m swooning at the chance to pack away… more →

If I Could Give All Moms One Thing…

I learned everything I needed to know about motherhood before my first child was even officially born. Of course, I need to continually remember and deepen that learning, but it was all right there in those 72 hours of labor…. more →

Good Things Happen When You Leave the House

I’m writing this to you from the glorious locale of a Peter Pan bus. I’m headed to New York City for the day simply to network with people I love and respect. Today, I’ll be on the bus longer than… more →