How Are You Your Best Advocate?

One of the most productive and self-affirming skills to master is to know how to advocate for your children, your family and yourself. What does being an advocate mean? Speaking up. Speaking your mind and standing up for your rights, championing the rights of others, defending your ideas and yourself–all unapologetically. Some of us consider […]

Bad Behaviors of Parents: Sad Relief

It’s incredible and certainly I can’t be alone in this. A few days ago, there was a news clip reporting the all out brawl of parents at a baseball game in Colorado. It was a little league game. I am going to say something that I am sure many of us were thinking when we […]

The Intolerable Sounds of Misophonia

How many times have you said to yourself.”I can’t hear myself think!” or “That noise is driving me crazy!”?  Misophonia is a disorder in which certain sounds trigger emotional or physiological responses. According to some. the responses may be unreasonable given the circumstance. The reactions to certain sounds can range from anger and annoyance to […]

21 Ways to Stop Forgetting Why You Entered The Room

How many times have you gone into a room to do something but when you got there, you can’t remember why you were there? 1. Meditate Meditation has been linked to all sorts of health benefits, from lower blood pressure to improved moods. It also seems to help with memory. One 2010 study found that as few […]