Beat the Blues with 7 Ways to Be More Optimistic

Are you a grump?  Do you see the glass as half empty?  Is the grass greener on the other side?  Check out these 7 ways to be more optimistic from Dr. Sanam Hafeez PsyD to get your attitude in check! With the time change, it seems like I’m seeing a lot of grumpy statuses on Facebook and hearing moans […]

My Goals for 2017

I am not much into resolutions for the New Year.  I’m not great at long term planning, not because I’m a flake, but because I get so busy and distracted and life just changes!  I’m quick to adapt, and don’t mind. I want to share a few of my goals for 2017, and I’m love […]

Why I’m Wearing a Safety Pin Today

You’ve probably seen the hype for the Safety Pin campaign on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. I am wearing a safety pin today, just as I did yesterday, and I will continue to do for as long as it feels necessary.  It is not a political statement.  It is a way to show hurting people that they […]

The Right Way to Multitask

It seems like everyone loves to brag about how well they multitask.  We live in a society where doing more things at once makes you seem better because there are so many things to do.  We over-obligate, can’t say no, try to one-up, and over-schedule all the time! Multitasking in itself isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but […]

When Weight Loss is No Longer the Goal

For basically my entire adult life (since having my first kid at age 21, anyway), my world has sort of revolved around my weight.  During pregnancy, it’s all hyper-focused on weight gain, both for myself and my baby.  After pregnancy, there’s this race to shed the pregnancy pounds and feel “normal” again.  Now that I’m […]