6 Easy Ways For Moms to Lower Stress

These little habits will help boost your well-being and feel connected to what matters to you most. This morning, I slid down the lime green wall of our tiny upstairs bathroom holding Magnus’s toothbrush. I crossed my legs, and he gazed steadily into my eyes while...

Got mean self-talk? This might help.

There’s a Buddhist story called The Two Arrows. When you are struck by an arrow it’s painful, yet unavoidable. Like when you are trying to dust your living room really fast and accidentally stub your toe on the TV stand. Naturally you would say, “Ouch!” Or in my case,...

The ruts that bind us

There’s a yogic concept called “samskara” which essentially describes that the more we do something the easier it is to fall into doing it. If you imagine driving a car over and over in the same place in a muddy road it creates ruts and eventually these ruts deepen...

Bladders and what matters

I actually don’t know how I haven’t broken by bladder by now. Vintage Chophouse had this dark intimate feel to it. I worked in the Tavern, which is otherwise known as the “bar” side of the fine dining restaurant. It was the only bar I ever worked at where servers were...