How To Not Procrastinate When It Comes To Big Projects

Do you have some big projects that need to be addressed but keep being put off? I tend to avoid things when the appear overwhelming. However, I am starting to learn how to not procrastinate when I have big things on my to do list. Procrastination is a way I’ve “handled” large tasks for a large portion […]

How ADHD Affects Social Skills In Preteens and Teens

Mastering social skills can be difficult under the best of circumstances. However, for tweens and teens it can be especially challenging. They are meeting new people, learning where they fit in, and even working on identifying their own personalities. On top of all that, there are the feelings of peer pressure, the onset of sexuality and […]

Simplify Your Life, Stop Over Committing

Life has so much to offer us with many wonderful activities to be a part of. However, between work, kids, their activities, our hobbies, volunteering, sports, and leisure, it is easy to take on too much. Before we know it, we are constantly on the go without a moment to ourselves. Oftentimes, we find ourselves […]

Relieve Stress Naturally With Your Creative Outlet

The daily grind of to-do lists, work, dinner, kids, bills and more is not going away. Stress, in one form or another, is a fact of life. Although most of us know how detrimental stress is to our health, we do not make the time to relieve it. Exercise is one of the best ways […]

Dealing With Anxiety In Your Child – A Mom’s Perspective

Parenting is challenging enough, but what if you were told your “worrier” actually has Generalized Anxiety, Panic Disorder, and possible ADD? Dealing with anxiety in a child has a profound amount of obstacles, some we’ve learned how to deal with and others we are still figuring out. As an adult who is starting a family, […]

How To Stop Taking Things Personally And Let It Roll

You know how there are those who are like a wet duck, allowing everything to roll off their back? Then there are others, who tend to take every comment as a personal ridicule. Well, I tend to fall in the latter of those two categories. Although, I believe, over the years I have gotten much […]

Building Self Esteem To A Healthy Level

2014 has truly been a year of growth for me personally. As you may know, in the midst of seeing a counselor for anxiety, I was also diagnosed with ADD. I have always felt different, but never knew why. Growing up with this undiagnosed disorder made life very challenging as both a child and an […]

Keep Momming

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Shire. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. The relationship that exists between mothers and daughters is unlike any other. It has many unique moments, memories, and yes, even challenges along the way. The relationship dynamic can be […]

Getting Real About Life and Mental Health

This year has been a bit of a revelation for me. It has been a difficult one mentally, but I have learned so much about me in the process. I don’t really know what happened to me at the time of the holidays, but since then it has been very difficult to for me to get back […]

Dealing With Stress and the Myths Surrounding It

When it comes to dealing with stress, how much stress is normal? Also, is stress really a necessary part of life? Unfortunately, there are some popular myths about stress that can be inaccurate or detrimental. Dealing With Stress Here are some myths about stress and what you should watch out for. 1. Some Stress is […]