Time for the next installment in my four-part series, Emotional Intensity is My Superpower. The previous two articles looked at extreme emotions and extreme empathy and offered tips to help your gifted children reframe these attributes of emotional intensity into a strength. This week I want to tackle the somatic aspects of emotional intensity – … Continue reading Beaten Up By Your Emotions: 5 tips to help children manage the somatic aspects of emotional intensity
Soar With Your Strengths
I have a confession to make - I don't love some of the ideas floating around in the mental health/coaching fields. I struggle with the idea that when I am plagued with anxiety, or anger, or depression it means I have something "wrong" with me that requires "fixing." This mindset just really rubs me wrong! … Continue reading Soar With Your Strengths
Lots of covers, lots of excitement…
Hi everyone! Happy Wednesday. I, for one, can't wait the week to be over. My oldest is home from college in three short days and I couldn't be more excited. But that isn't what this blog post is about. It's about my shiny new cover. Elana Johnson is helping me out with a cover reveal … Continue reading Lots of covers, lots of excitement…
Time for another week of unplugging. And yes, I know it seems as though all I've done is unplug. But I promise great things are in store this Spring, including: A little remodel for Spring! Webinars and podcasts. Yep, that's right - I am fulfilling a goal and bringing you MORE content. But not just … Continue reading Unplugged Week
Hi all - It has been a crazy week. Short work weeks always are! I wanted to stop by to give a quick shout out to my new favorite YouTube channels, Mindvalley and Awesomenessfest. If you are in need of inspiration, motivation, or just some awesomeness, check out there many videos - especially those from awesomenessfest. To … Continue reading Got Inspiration?
Finding Joy: 5 Tips to Releasing Your Inner Joy
Hey all! So nice to be back after the great long break. This month I thought I'd tackle the topic of joy and love. To start, I wanted to talk a little about being happy. Have you seen the December Weight Watchers commercial featuring the cutest little girl ever! This kid absolutely understands joy: There … Continue reading Finding Joy: 5 Tips to Releasing Your Inner Joy
Hi all! I'm unplugging and living life this week! See you 2/10!
The Art of Breathing
I find it both interesting and completely appropriate that the health difficulties I've had this year all relate to breathing. We all know breathing is essential to life. But it plays an even bigger role than we may realize. When we are scared or frustrated, our breathing style changes. Some of us may even hold … Continue reading The Art of Breathing
The Value of Taking Breaks
Well, my regular posting schedule was a bit of an overstatement I think. The truth: January has left me sick for the majority of the month. The good news, after a few relapses, I "think" I am back among the living! For today's renewal post, I want to talk about the art of taking breaks … Continue reading The Value of Taking Breaks
Going Green – Literally
Those of you who follow my Intense Life Facebook page know that part of my goals this year center around my health. As I mentioned on Monday, my passions involve around my post too! There are several reasons for this! First, both my grandmother and my mother died relatively young - my grandmother at 85 (cancer … Continue reading Going Green – Literally