Why sticking a pencil in your mouth makes you happier. I was driving with my daughters in the car today and was talking to my second daughter about happiness. She's six years old and sometimes struggles to keep a positive attitude, let's put it that way. I told them about a study I read, where scientists asked some of their subjects to hold a pencil between their teeth. ... Read More
In this episode I chat with Jodi Danen, who was once an overweight stay-at-home mom who never exercised, pouring all her time and energy into her children. One day Jodi realized she wanted to do something just for herself and made the decision to get active by running a 5K with her sisters. She says,"I downloaded a couch to 5K program. I stuck with it and did it and learned that it was my boost ... Read More
This Episode: Take a bed-cation? Today I'm talking about my bed. Now, don't be afraid... this isn't X-rated. It's very much G-rated, but I have to tell you, my bed is one of my favorite places to be. I love to go there to escape from noise--from my six children. I can go in my room and lock the door. The walls of my room are a nice sage green. The comforter is white, and it reminds ... Read More
Sue Lachman shares how she learned to LET GO after hitting a very low, frazzled and overwhelmed point in her life. Sue challenges us to “Get curious about where you think your feelings are coming from in the moment. See if they’re coming from this very moment, from the past, or something in the future and see where that takes you.” Sue is a mother of five children (two with Down syndrome), a ... Read More
This Episode: Be your best self. Be a light in the midst of negativity, anger and fear. Lately, I've felt that social media has been flooded with negativity, anger, and fear, so I made a conscious choice to combat this influence by choosing happiness, positivity and light. The challenge I want to give you, today and forever, is to consciously make the choice to shift your emotions to a ... Read More
Overcoming the trauma of past abusive relationships is super difficult; Melanie Banayat shares her story of healing from abuse, including physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, and learning to trust, form deeper relationships and to live a fulfilled and happy life. Melanie is a certified holistic health coach, an author, and a professional artist. She lives in Prescott, Arizona with her ... Read More
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