Anyone looking for a light, breezy read today might feel the urge to click elsewhere when I mention that September is Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month. But wait! If you stick with me, you’ll soon see that this is an article about health, hope, and happiness — and how you can achieve each of those things for yourself and your family. _________ Earlier this year, I … [Read more...] about How to Be a Superhero (Magic Not Required)
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A Matter of Life: Suicide Awareness and Prevention
Motherhood can be a dream. Nothing compares to welcoming your own children into the world, to watching them take their first steps, to hearing their first words, to seeing them make friends, go to school, graduate, begin their careers, start families of their own... Motherhood can also be a nightmare. Nothing is more agonizing than watching your children hurt, bullied, or in … [Read more...] about A Matter of Life: Suicide Awareness and Prevention
Why My Heart is Breaking for Chrissy Teigen
One of the downsides of being a public figure when you share so much of your life is also sharing when super hard things happen. Sadly, as most of you have already heard, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend lost their baby halfway through the pregnancy this week.Teigen has been in the hospital due to heavy bleeding she has been experiencing. It is unclear precisely what the problem … [Read more...] about Why My Heart is Breaking for Chrissy Teigen
Think TINY goals for BIG long-term impact!
The last few months have been challenging for us all. My magical thinking that life would be back to “normal” by September has not come to pass. My daughter started 2nd grade on Zoom, the gyms I teach/train at are still shut down, and I took on the challenge of creating a new company from scratch for a timely fitness product I believe in. If you are also feeling the stress of … [Read more...] about Think TINY goals for BIG long-term impact!
Making Mom Friends During Covid-19
I’ve never had trouble making friends. In high school, I was that kid who bopped from group to group, never settling with any one posse, happily getting along with people from all different social circles. And then I got older. And then I became a mom. Our friends and colleagues were split… They were either single and childless, or had kids that were older. Having a … [Read more...] about Making Mom Friends During Covid-19