Super Stressed? Get Grateful.

Super Stressed? Get Grateful.

Did you know that the quickest way to feel better when work has you super stressed is to express gratitude? It is. And it's easy to do. Open your eyes and look, really look, for the silver lining in the "project that never ends" or the "boss who never found a...

5 Do’s and a Do-over

5 Do’s and a Do-over

Do you make New Year’s resolutions? I don’t. Not new ones, anyway. Instead, I simply remind myself of the decisions I made a few years ago after my husband’s death. I call them my 5 Do's and a Do-over (because everyone deserves at least one do-over!) and share them in...

A Little Fear Is A Good Thing

A Little Fear Is A Good Thing

A Little Fear Is a Good Thing... A few years ago, when my younger son and I left my ex-husband and moved into an apartment, I discovered a quote that I fell in love with. It simply says, “If you can’t beat fear, do it scared.” Every morning I’d read that quote and ask...

Survival of the Grateful-est

Survival of the Grateful-est

"Gratitude is the gateway drug to awesomeness." Jen Sincero There's something I like to call Survival of the Grateful-est. It's kind of like survival of the fittest, but better. It's good to be fit, but it's crucial to be grateful. In fact, the more we are thankful...

You’ve got to laugh

You’ve got to laugh

"Sometimes a laugh is the only weapon we have." Roger Rabbit You've got to laugh. People frequently ask me how I find the humor in hopeless situations like cancer caregiving and raising a child with autism. The answer is pretty simple: humor gives me distance, it...