Finding the Gifts of Pain Versus Changing Things

Finding the Gifts of Pain Versus Changing Things

I love how regular GPS members are embracing the concept of finding the gifts in painful, stressful situations. The fact is, when we can do that, we can much more quickly change those situations. I’ve had members ask me, though, how to know when to change things versus when to look for the gifts in pain. That’s prompted me to do a blog post on the subtle, but critical nuance.

The Critical Lesson that ER Docs Can Teach Parents

The Critical Lesson that ER Docs Can Teach Parents

People often joke about how being a mom means being a jack of all trades, including being a doctor.

What if a brief study of how ER docs perform could make you a much happier, more effective, and relaxed mom?

Every mom should know the basic concept that ER doctors use to get through their shifts and achieve the best possible outcome over. There are many times when being a mom feels almost as hectic as being an ER doc, so why not have the best tools for dealing with challenging situations?

Help for the Holidays: 5 Steps for a Happier, More Relaxed Time!

Help for the Holidays: 5 Steps for a Happier, More Relaxed Time!

Do you have mixed feelings when you think of the holidays that are already upon us?

US Thanksgiving is just around the corner. No matter where in the world you are, Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanza is undeniably coming! Unfortunately, the holidays can be such a stressful time for moms! Yet so much of what causes us stress, isn’t what makes the holidays special anyway. That’s why I am sharing five tips to making this holiday your best one ever.

The Power of Pain, Stress and Pressure to Transform your Family

The Power of Pain, Stress and Pressure to Transform your Family

Are you feeling a ton of PRESSURE in your life? Are you aware that there is actually an Upside of Stress? (Which is the title of a wonderful book by Kelly McGonigal.) Like so many so-called “negative” emotions, stress and pressure are critical for a healthy, successful life. Yes, I truly meant to say that pain, pressure and stress are critical for a healthy, successful life.