The Cost of Fear

Fear is a powerful emotion. It can save us from a life-threatening situation with a fight or flight response. It can also keep us from experiencing valuable growth when we overcome new challenges. Fears we create from within can hold us back from reaching new heights in our careers and personal relationships. They can beContinue reading “The Cost of Fear”

Health, Happiness and Hot Wings: My Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Journey

Did everything change for you when we went into the pandemic shutdown? It did for my family. We started online school and I started working remotely. The pace when it all shifted was very stressful. A few months prior to all of the pandemic changes, my health world was turned upside down after a visitContinue reading “Health, Happiness and Hot Wings: My Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Journey”

Being a Working Mom During a Pandemic Part III

We’re about to hit a milestone I never imagined we’d cross. It’s been almost one year since we went to remote work and online schooling. How can that be? It was a mid-March shift in 2020 that many thought would be temporary. I figured we’d be working remotely for a few weeks and then returnContinue reading “Being a Working Mom During a Pandemic Part III”

Setting Goals During a Pandemic

2020 proved to be a year of chaos, uncertainty, and great sadness because of Covid-19. It’s been almost one year since I moved to remote work and started the social distancing odyssey that is still ongoing. Nobody really knows when we will return to normal or what the new normal will look like. I supposeContinue reading “Setting Goals During a Pandemic”

2020: The Year of Covid

We knew Covid-19 was coming as we celebrated Christmas 2019. I remember watching the news of the world and seeing it spread across the map toward the United States. The last time I traveled was early March 2020 and that was a little scary with the virus spreading so rapidly. I planned to meet myContinue reading “2020: The Year of Covid”

Book Review: Resilience

Written by Linda Graham, Resilience includes guided exercises designed as resilience brain training. You will not only feel empowered after reading this book, but you will also have the tools to continue to help you master life’s ups and downs. Resilience is a learned ability to cope with any level of adversity. We all haveContinue reading “Book Review: Resilience”

4 Strategies For Learning Beyond The Classroom

Parents know that kids are always primed for picking up new skills. Taking advantage of your child’s innate ability to explore and learn can help them hone their academic abilities. Whether your child is struggling or needs new ways to stay busy, these strategies can help. Use Technology to Expand Horizons Most children are familiarContinue reading “4 Strategies For Learning Beyond The Classroom”

How To Find Inspiration When You’re Just Not Feeling It

Inspiration can come at any time and from anywhere. It can also feel like it’s lost in the uncertainty of the times we’re experiencing now. We can easily get bogged down with online school, remote work, and the thousand things dragging on us each day. I have felt that lack of inspiration many times overContinue reading “How To Find Inspiration When You’re Just Not Feeling It”

What is Social Media Doing to You?

We curate everything in our lives. From who we talk with to what we view on social media platforms, we create the world we want to see around topics that interest us. Social media plays a big role in what we view and listen to each day. It’s evolved over the years and with thoseContinue reading “What is Social Media Doing to You?”

5 Ways To Build Your Resilience

Resilience is one of my favorite topics to learn about these days. We have so much to deal with as we face COVID-19, racial inequalities, and unemployment. Resilience simply put is one’s capacity to overcome difficulties, challenges, and even trauma. There’s nothing simple about it though. Do you ever wonder how some people bounce backContinue reading “5 Ways To Build Your Resilience”