Get Comfortable with Money

Chances are money has made you uncomfortable at some point. When we have too little money, our quality of life is devastated not only by harsher living conditions, but also the exhaustion of prolonged stress. Financial PTSD has lasting impacts on us; even those who later reach stability may show persistent effects of early-life hardship. Those born into wealth can … Read More

Choosing Relationships Wisely

Relationships are often the most important part of our lives. They help us define who we are and underscore our sense of worth in the world. They can also be the cause of the most pain and despair. The good news is, we have choices to make about who we want in our lives. Some of us feel stuck choosing … Read More

How to Feel Beautiful

Beauty is highly valued in our society, but what does beauty actually mean, and why do even the most beautiful among us feel ugly? according to a new report by TODAY and AOL the average woman spends 55 minutes every day “beautifying” themselves. More than 2,000 adults and 200 teenagers were surveyed, and 78% reported spending close to an hour … Read More

Being Santa- Holiday Adulting with Joy

Ah the Holidays, the air is crisp, the lights twinkle, and all is Merry and Bright… for the kids right?! As adults, so many of us have a hard time juggling our desire for the magic and delight of the holidays with the stress of shopping, meal prep, and trying to meet the needs and expectations of family members. At … Read More

My Logo

My childhood home was full of dangers. As I was growing up, I spent a lot of time afraid and became hyper-vigilant as a way of keeping myself safe. I remember my sister and I locking ourselves in our room for hours, waiting for the fighting to stop, watching the door and praying that it didn’t open. To survive in … Read More

What Kind of Parent Will I Be?

You may never be able to say you’re 100% ready to become a parent, because there are so many unknowns and new experiences ahead, but you can do the work to feel emotionally prepared and clear on what kind of parent you are now, and what kind of parent you want to be. You heard that right, I said you … Read More

3 Ways That You Can Practice Being Happy Today

3 Ways That You Can Practice Being Happy Today

I was in the car the other day on my way to taco bell for a crunchwrap- one of my favorite naughty treat items. I was grooving along with the windows down, the music playing, and my dog, Eleanor, sticking her head out the window when I thought, “I think this might be what heaven is like”. I don’t know … Read More