Tag Archives: stress relief

disagreeing with friends and family

Disagreeing with Friends and Family

These are intense times we’re living through and disagreeing with friends and family is becoming a bigger part of our landscape. You used to more or less be able to decide when you wanted to wade into a potentially heated… more →

Creating A Quarantine Routine

Creating a Quarantine Routine

When it comes to steadying yourself during uncertain times,  routine is your friend. Creating a quarantine routine will give your days a basic rhythm and help ground you. Doing so will also ensure that you’re doing the things that sustain… more →

Tips on Having Difficult Conversations

Having Difficult Conversations

Difference of opinion is nothing new. And in these unique times, we are being forced into having difficult conversations with one another on what feels like a daily basis. With the stakes so high in pretty much every area of… more →

should you watch the news

Should You Watch the News or Avoid the News?

I mentioned last week that I shared in a private Facebook group that I was feeling upset about the state of affairs in America and around the world. I got many responses that were supportive, a couple that were combative,… more →

love

3 Ways to Give and Get More Love

Dionne Warwick sang it in 1966 but it’s still every bit as true today: What the world needs now is love, sweet, love. Aside from making you feel all warm and fuzzy, love is a force that compels us to… more →

holidays

3 Ways You’re Making the Holidays Harder On Yourself

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 →

Yourself

Give to Yourself During The Holidays Too

When you’re in the throes of shopping for holiday presents, donating to food drives, giving gifts to the bus monitor, planning and attending events to make the season special for the people you love, I just want you to remember:… more →

Your Mess Is Your Message

When we moved to Providence four years ago, I was nervous to tell the people I met what I did. What would happen if I told them I was a coach and the author of a book on reducing your… more →