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Resiliency, Inner Peace, and How to Calm in an Emotional Storm

We are all still adjusting to post-pandemic and building more forward momentum. Regardless of what challenges you face, resiliency is critical. When confronted with tragic world events coupled with personal challenges of our own, life can seem overwhelming. Learning emotional intelligence skills will help, grounding you in inner peace and well-being despite stressful times. When dealing with uncertainty, worry, and anxiety, you will be glad you have a life jacket keeping you afloat in the turbulent waters of emotions.

Estimated reading time: 4.5 minutes

Posted in Brain Fitness, Mindfulness and Perspective, Emotional Intelligence & Fitness

Mindfulness: How to Have Mindful Mornings that Can Change Your Day

It’s often said that mornings are the most important part of every day—and it’s true. After all, mornings lay the groundwork for each day, setting the tone, building the foundations, and ushering in new challenges.

The trick is to enjoy peaceful mornings that encourage a focused, mindful day. But how do you go about having a mindful morning?

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

Posted in Brain Fitness, Mindfulness and Perspective, Habits for Health

3 Life-Changing EQ Tools that Will Transform Your Life for the Better!

Did you consciously choose your habits? Do you feel stuck or in a rut with bad habits? A simple way to shift our lives for the better is through emotional intelligence.

Habits are one of the most vital things to be mindful of and intentional with. They have tremendous power—for better or worse! Each tiny (and not-so-small) habit in your life adds up to the quality of your life.And how you think and feel each day is directly responsible for new beginnings and transforming the old into the new.

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

Posted in Brain Fitness, Mindfulness and Perspective, Emotional Intelligence & Fitness

Create Your Best Self with Healthy Habits for Your Best Year EVER!

As we approach the end of another year, it's a natural time for reflection. What have you accomplished this past year? What were your greatest successes and biggest challenges? What got in the way of achieving your goals or stole your happiness a little too often?

Whether you're pleased looking back or discouraged that life took a U-turn, before making New Year's resolutions, find out why you shouldn't waste the time!

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Posted in Brain Fitness, Mindfulness and Perspective

Internal Motivation Versus External Motivation: Which Is Best and Why?

Motivation pushes us to reach our goals and achieve accomplishments in life. Some individuals lack drive and ambition, while others seem unstoppable. When people are unmotivated, they often struggle to experience fulfillment and purpose. Knowing your intrinsic versus extrinsic motivators is essential. While we want to find a work-life balance in life and avoid burnout, finding ways to pursue what is important to us and discover ways to motivate ourselves is crucial.

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes

Posted in Brain Fitness, Mindfulness and Perspective, Emotional Intelligence & Fitness

Inner Peace Requires You to Be Present with Self-Compassion

“Gotta pick up the kids from school.” “Gotta get this report done by tomorrow.” “Gotta shop for dinner.” “Gotta pay the bills!” “Gotta get to the gym and lose this extra weight.” Gotta, gotta, gotta.

A lack of work-life balance and the need to get somewhere are themes I hear frequently. We are seekers. And personal transformation is high on the list for many. Yet, we are often unaware that we are reaching for something, even if it's self-growth. While ignoring what is happening right now within ourselves and around us, the present moment evades us.

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

Posted in Brain Fitness, Mindfulness and Perspective, Emotional Intelligence & Fitness

Stress Relief and Work-Life Balance through Mindfulness

How's your work-life balance? Do you ever feel like your life is too busy for living—like there's just not enough time for authentic connection with those you love? And are you fooled to believe it's a time management problem?

Estimated reading time: 4.5 minutes

Posted in Brain Fitness, Mindfulness and Perspective

Exercising Your Brain: 6 Ways to Boost Brain Fitness and Mental Health

When you think about fitness, you probably imagine going to the gym to stay in shape and build muscle tone. However, your body isn’t the only thing that requires exercise. Some people are unaware that the brain is a muscle. Brain fitness exercises keep your mind sharp and toned, ensuring peak mental and emotional wellness.

Mental fitness does not require intense brain training. Instead, it involves fun and creative exercises that challenge your brain to think critically.

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

Posted in Brain Fitness, Mindfulness and Perspective

Parenting Tip: Turn Mishaps to Happy Memories

As a parent coach, I get asked three questions frequently, "How do I discipline a toddler?" "How can I stop my toddler from hitting?" and "What's the best way to deal with temper tantrums?"

Of course, toddlers are adorable and endearing. Yet, their behavior can be exhausting; they're feisty and too young to act logically.

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

Posted in Perfectly Imperfect Parenting, Brain Fitness, Mindfulness and Perspective

How to Shift Your Mind to a Positive Perspective! Why Priming Blinds Us

Our brains, human behavior, and conditioning have always been a great fascination for me. Every single person is unique, giving them a distinct perspective. Each person sees life differently based on temperament, personality, and past experiences. Not just through their experiences but what conclusions they draw from their experiences. 

Perspective is a lever to extract lessons and encouragement. What an incredible opportunity we have to learn empathy and understanding when life throws us some hard knocks.

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Posted in Brain Fitness, Mindfulness and Perspective

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