Turn a bad day around by taking this step

By | April 26th, 2017|Categories: Family, Lifestyle, Mindfulness, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

First my car battery died and of course it had to be on the chilly evening that I was picking up my already stressed daughter early from her PSAT Prep course because she had an [...]

Stop the Weight Struggle by doing this…

By | April 24th, 2017|Categories: Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Jenny (name changed), age 32, struggled with weight ever since she graduated college.   She called me in total frustration and said, "Why is it that I constantly crave carbs and caffeine?"   I asked [...]

This Could Have Been Your Sister, Daughter, Friend…or Even You

By | April 17th, 2017|Categories: Domestic Abuse Empowerment, DomesticAbuse, Lifestyle, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Here is a recent speech a survivor of domestic abuse delivered to first year BU grad students about the importance of noticing signs of domestic abuse and domestic violence. Her obstetrician in the UK nearly saved her life [...]

Could this be slowing you down and making you overweight?

By | April 10th, 2017|Categories: Exercise, Health, Lifestyle, Mindfulness, Nutrition, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Sounded like we may have finally have found an answer for obesity! A study conducted by Stanford University/University of Wisconsin study on 1,000 subjects found that people who slept less than 8 hours per night [...]

Why is Developing Depth an Emotional Savior?

By | April 5th, 2017|Categories: Life, Mindfulness, Spiritual, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When the Dalai Lama toured Portugal, he marveled at all the construction, some of it quite luxurious. The story goes that one of his colleagues commented about living in the penthouse of one of those [...]

Shattering the Victim Within Us

By | April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Family, Life, Lifestyle, Mindfulness, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In the movie Philomina, Judy Dench plays the riveting role about an Irish mother who has a son born out of wedlock who was forcibly taken away from her by nuns and sold to an American couple [...]

Learning a Key Lesson from this European Woman Who Set Herself Apart

By | March 31st, 2017|Categories: Family, Life, Mindfulness, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I met Mela through her son, Relja, who I befriended when he attended my high school during his Junior Year. While we wore the typical American casual clothes, Rela would wear slacks and tweed blazers. [...]

Free Yourself from Biased Thoughts and Closed Mindedness

By | March 29th, 2017|Categories: Life, Mindfulness, Spiritual, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Julie grew up thinking her mother was a hypochondriac and judgmental. She experienced a revelation at the age of 20 when her mother’s childhood friend came to visit. Julie saw that the friend viewed her [...]

Are you battling with Toxic Hunger?

By | March 27th, 2017|Categories: Exercise, Health, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Have you tried every diet and still are yo-yoing? Have you lost weight and then gained even more back?  We receive so much bad information telling us to eat less, exercise more and watch our [...]

Feeling like you’re falling apart? Then do this…

By | March 24th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle, Nutrition, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I couldn't believe it when even my mother asked, "Are you sure that's the best idea?" September is typically a very busy month for us moms as we get our kids back into their routines. [...]