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5 mindfulness attitudes to help you meet your New Year’s resolution

It’s the beginning of a new year and time to at least think about some resolutions.  If you are like me, there is much ambivalence in establishing a goal that I am unlikely to complete. From studies I have read, only 45% percent of the continue

3 ways to avoid head hunger during the holidays

Oh my, the challenges of the holiday season. Although this special time of the year is supposed to be full of good cheer and optimistic hopes for the New Year, for many of us there may be times of “holiday blues,” frustration and feeling overwhelmed.   continue

7 ways to develop good self-esteem

“I don’t want to belong to any club that would accept me as a member.” This infamous quote of Groucho Marx, comedian and self-critic always makes me laugh.  Details of the exact story are a bit unclear, but one interpretation is that he joined the continue

9 tools for your emotional toolbox

You lost your job and might lose your home.  A family member is seriously ill and you have to travel across the country.   Your divorce is finalized and your world feels strange and unfamiliar. We all experience major life events  that can rock our stability.  continue

4 ways to reduce stress eating

Why do you turn to chocolate when you are having a bad day? When life seems out of control why do you find yourself finishing an entire bag of chips with no recall of the event?  Your body actually craves rich foods when you experience continue