Did you know that happiness is your natural state?  In this video I tell you how you can create happiness in your life every day, including easy tips – with scientific proof to back them – to help you improve your mood.

Do You Practice Enough Self-Care?

One of the biggest challenges women face is learning how to care for themselves while caring for others. It requires a delicate balance between what often feels like polar opposites. I’ve spent a lifetime studying self-care. And I’ve come to the conclusion that good self-care is the single most important aspect of our health, period.

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Self-Soothing for Self Esteem

I Want my Mommy! Why We Never Outgrow This Need

I was talking with a friend the other day, whose daughter Nancy is pregnant with her second child. Nancy had gotten into the habit of calling her mom in tears just about every time she felt stressed out—and with the expectation that her mom would “fix it.”

My friend was laughing as she said, “I told her in a light-hearted way that she has to step up and be an adult now. I explained that it’s not OK anymore for her to call me every time she loses it, like she has her whole life. That’s been our relationship, you know.

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