Bye-Bye Boston

Driving to my new home in Boston, the car packed with bags and anticipation, I made the novice mistake of trying to turn left on a busy street where there was no left turn. Cars whizzed by, horns honked wildly. Greetings flew through the air: “Get off the fucking...

Being Kind, Gentle, and Compassionate with Yourself

I had the pleasure of talking with my friend and coaching colleague, Andrea Bednar, about making “kind, gentle, and compassionate” choices for ourselves this year. If you are interested in learning about her, you can check out her website. We had a great time talking...

The Science of Yoga

The first yoga class I took was in beautiful upstate New York. I had just graduated from high school. The teacher was a woman named Joan. I can still see her in my mind. I have no idea how old she was 40? 60? 70? She seemed ageless, willowy with grace and long hair...

Sleepless

I spend a lot of time talking with people about sleep. A significant part of every new client meeting is delving into the nitty-gritty components of their sleep habits; the good, the bad, the ugly. We talk about caffeine intake (caffeine can influence your sleep many...

Extra Recess

His body was wracked with tears as I opened the school’s front door. Immediately I assumed he was in pain, as he had called me from the nurse’s office to tell me he had an earache and wanted to go to the doctor. I felt guilty I hadn’t taken him earlier, but this was...

Discipline

This is the fourth post in a series on parenting. In case you missed them, the first is Attachment and Parenting, the second is The Good Enough Parent, and the third is The Best Parents are Real Parents. Discipline is an action that requires us to be involved in an...

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