3 Simple Mindfulness Techniques to Un-Rock Your World

Mindfulness is getting so much exposure right now, you might be tired of hearing about it. But I hope all the talk makes you curious instead. The thing about mindfulness is that it has been shown to make a real difference in lowering stress levels, improving mood, outlook, creativity and productivity. Who couldn’t use that? … More 3 Simple Mindfulness Techniques to Un-Rock Your World

Manifesto for Parents of Children Who Struggle

I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the challenges parents face when their child struggles. Some kids have a hard time concentrating, making friends, or managing school. Others are quirky, difficult, depressed or anxious. Kids can be sensitive, gifted, delayed – or just different. They might struggle with hyperactivity, a medical condition, or the … More Manifesto for Parents of Children Who Struggle

New Year’s Resolution: Let’s Go with Ridiculously Simple

I’ve never been a big New Year’s Resolution fan. How many times have you decided to get in shape or spend more time with friends, only to have your motivation fizzle out after a few weeks? Science shows that the real reason we fail is not for lack of trying, but because it’s super hard … More New Year’s Resolution: Let’s Go with Ridiculously Simple

The Best Present

Since we’re in the midst of the holidays, I’ve been thinking a lot about gifts. One of the best presents I ever received was a pile of rocks. Let me explain. It was a milestone birthday, and a few friends held a dinner party for me. As a gift, they each chose a word they … More The Best Present

Three Micro-Actions to Start Neutralizing Stress Today

Have you noticed that we seem to be in the midst of a stress epidemic? Many of us have been conditioned to be productive, forever multi-tasking as we ignore any distress signals from our minds and bodies. If your child struggles, the stress load is even greater. Whether your child is dealing with learning and … More Three Micro-Actions to Start Neutralizing Stress Today