Tag Archives: stress

The Truth About Having Doubts

This is a picture of our new dog, Cookie. She came home with us a week ago. My daughter had been asking for a dog since kindergarten (she’s in third grade now). My husband and I would always say, when… more →

Emotions Carry Messages. Are You Receiving Them?

If we’re connected on Instagram (@MsMindbody)or Facebook (if we’re not, I’d love to be!), you saw this photo this week. It’s me, making my “Grrrr” face. I was seriously irritated by something that I just couldn’t shake, despite doing all… 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 →

A Tale of Two Augusts

Last August, I made a conscious decision to work as little as possible. I still had coaching calls with existing clients, but pretty much everything else I let slide. I wanted to do a deep dive with my kids. I… more →

How I Stopped Creating My Own Misery

There was a time in my life when I had backed myself into quite a corner. I had just had my second (and last) baby, and I was miserable. Post-pregnancy hormone swings and sleepless nights aside, I was creating the… more →

4 Ways to Have a More Peaceful Evening

When my kids were very small, as in ages 2 and 0, dinner was my daily dose of insanity. I got so stressed cooking and plating the food, cajoling bites into little mouths, doing it all in a timely manner… more →