Posts Tagged "mindfulness"

Resolutions for Developing Positive Habits? It Starts with Inner Awareness

Another article posted online (http://www.amsterdam-mamas.nl/stories/this-month/developing-positive-habits) and here . . . I’ll admit it – there have been many a January when I conducted an online search on something like “create positive habits” . . . only to find a wide variety of suggestions, best strategies or top ten tips that sounded promising, but in reality didn’t help lead me to much change. I’m motivated to share what has helped…

Seeking Balance: Taking a Closer Look

My latest blog was posted on the Amsterdam Mamas website today (http://www.amsterdam-mamas.nl/stories/this-month/seeking-balance-taking-a-closer-look). In it, I reveal my own journey toward finding work-life balance and pass on some tips for how others can as well. You can also read it here . . . When both my kids attended elementary school, there was notably quite a bit more breathing room to gain more grip on the theme of…

Solicited Advice (and the gift of empathy)

A friend of mine just had a baby – her first. At our age it’s probably one of the last births I’ll be celebrating in a while. If I were to give her some of that infamous “unsolicited advice,” I might start with something like, “stay in touch with community; don’t isolate yourself.” In her case, I don’t have to, because in her birth announcement email,…