Yes, You Can

One of the most fundamental and impactful disservices we can do to ourselves is to allow our “I can’t” to become our default response. It’s this kind of automatic negative thinking that prevents us from knowing how we really feel about things. It limits […]
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The Life-Changing Power of Gratitude

Snow day in St. Louis yesterday = a practice in gratitude. I will confess that gratitude was not my first instinct upon hearing the news. No, Step One was resisting the urge to scream into my pillow. Step Two was […]
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Not Happy? Then Do Something Else!

I remember the scene well: Strolling on a San Francisco beach with a girlfriend, lamenting the exhausting and never-ending struggle to balance career and family. At one point, I saw a little boy frolicking in the surf, letting out happy […]
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Perfectionism & Acceptance

It’s amazing how having professional photos taken will trigger the pipsqueak twerp voice inside your head, setting that thing off in ways you thought were long gone. Thighs! Teeth! A zit! Oh, and don’t even get me started on the topic of […]
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Feeling Overwhelmed? You’re Not Alone.

Dear Stranger, We may not have been properly introduced, but I know so much about you. Because I see you. I feel you. I am you. I know what it’s like to appear put together on the outside but feel […]
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