Positive Psychology

Where’s the Casserole for That?

In less than a year, in my community, there were two overt and heartbreaking losses: a child died, and a family's house burned down. Heartbreaking, tragic losses, impossible to keep hidden. And my ...

Mental Health | Positive Psychology | Skills and Strategies

Thank You Tom Brady for Inspiring My Husband

My husband Jim loves football and is a huge Patriots and Tom Brady fan. In the twenty years we have been together, I don't think he has ever missed watching a game. This week, my husband picked up an ...

Motherhood | Parenting | Positive Psychology

7 Steps to Increase Compassion in Your Life

It's been a while since I've posted. Instead of writing, I was focused on my family, work and coping with unexpected health issues with a family member, which thankfully have resolved. All is well aga...

Positive Psychology | Self-care | Skills and Strategies

9 Reasons To Practice Meditation

Did you know, the average person has approximately 12,000 thoughts a day? According to the National Science Foundation, if you are a deep thinker, you have closer to 50,000 thoughts in a day. And I th...

Positive Psychology | Self-care | Skills and Strategies

Want to be happy? Start with Gratitude.

What makes you happy? Have you ever thought about actively increasing your happiness? Most people equate happiness with an increase of money and material possessions; a nicer car, bigger house, ...