Beaten Up By Your Emotions: 5 tips to help children manage the somatic aspects of emotional intensity


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

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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…

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