Suffering From Holiday Overwhelm?

Don't let unrealistic expectations for the holiday season get you down. Take a lesson from Mrs. Claus, settle in, and enjoy.

So You Think You Can't Meditate?

A common misconception about meditation is that we need to clear our mind of thoughts. Not true — meditation is simply noticing our thoughts — and everyone can do it.

Overwhelmed with the Busy Back-to-School Pace?

Don't let the crazy back-school-pace wear you down. With a quick Life as Pie exercise you can create some delicious slices of peace, quiet, and calm in your day.

No Time for Mindfulness? Think Again.

Love your morning cup of coffee or tea? Add a bit of mindfulness to start your day off with a taste of calm, focus, and pleasure.

Can We Really Boost Our Level of Happiness?

One woman's inspiring story and her simple happiness hack.

Mindful Eating for the Mamavore

Do you pay attention to what you are eating? Having kids can make it challenging. Here are a few reminders to keep us on our mindful eating game.

What's It Like to Write a Book?

When faced with any project, creative or otherwise, we often face doubt and fear. Learn how to keep them at bay with this one simple trick.

Why I Choose a New Year's Word (and Why You Should, Too!)

New Year's are out. Choosing an intentional word of the year is in — and for good reason.

It's the Most Confunctional Time of the Year

Feeling overwhelmed by the busyness of the season? This simple reminder will help you keep things in perspective.

Mindful Holiday Hack: Schedule in the Downtime

The busy holiday season is in full swing. Here's a simple way to enjoy and savor.

10 Ways Writing a Book is Like Having a Baby

Ever wanted to write a book? Here is an inside look from a first-time author's perspective.

10 Mindful Life Lessons From a World-Class Triathlete

We don't need to marathon train in order to live like a champion. Here are some simple reminders for a more vibrant, mindful life.

How to Fight Those Back-to-School Germs Like a Superhero

Moms aren't really granted sick days. Research shows an easy way to help boost your immune system so you can keep your superpowers running strong.

Want to Feel Like a Kid Again?

Need an antidote to all the negativity in our world right now? Take a look through the eyes of a child....

How Exactly Does Mindfulness Improve Your Life?

Research shows mindfulness can help us calm down, sleep better, lose weight, and enjoy life more. Here is what practicing mindfulness meditation has done for me.

16 Ways to Breathe, Mama, Breathe This Summer

Summer is a perfect time to bring more mindfulness into your life. Here are some simple ways to savor the season while keeping cool, calm, and collected with kids.

Awe and Awareness in Motherhood: An Interview

A hesitant adventurer's search for wonder in the natural world and how she keeps the phenomenal alive in her everyday life.

12 Simple Ways to Teach Mindfulness to Kids

Want to teach your children to be more mindful? Here's how.

Want to Teach Your Kids Mindfulness? Here's How.

Shown to reduce stress while increasing resilience, attention, and compassion, mindfulness is catching on as a vital happiness skill that can be taught to children of any age.

20 Simple Ways to Be More Mindful Right Now

Bring more calm and happiness into your day with these easy mindfulness practices.

The Secret to Stopping the Teen 'Tude

It's not so much about ridding ourselves of the universal teen 'tude as it is about staying in control of ours when faced with it.

Where Do You Want to Go in 2016?

Forget those New Year's resolutions. Choose an intention instead. Learn how to use a simple exercise to reach your dreams in 2016!

Feeling Ready to Snap, Mama?

With the holidays upon us, it is easy to feel overwhelmed and on the brink of losing it. Rather than snap, learn how to take a simple SNAP Break with a bit of mindfulness.

Embracing Imperfection

Frustrated with the messiness of life with kids? A subtle shift can make all the difference in the world.

What I've Learned From Having Kids 10 Years Apart:

Ever wonder what it would be like to go back and redo your parenting? What would you change? This is what I have learned (so far) from having my children a decade apart.

Schooled by a Teen YouTuber

We all need a reminder to be more mindful in our communication with those that matter most. Here are 5 simple steps.

Is Your Life on Autopilot?

Mindful Breaks are strategies acting as life lines for when the moments feel tough and life enhancers for the ordinary, beautiful moments we often miss when we are operating on autopilot. Used to infuse your life with more calm and energy, they offer a multitude of ways to step off the treadmill of busyness while remaining efficient and productive.

4 Steps to "Do You" in the Midst of Mommyhood

Give yourself permission to engage in more enjoyable interactions with your kids. Let go of the Mommy Guilt and learn to "do you."

8 Mindful Ways to Slow Down Time

How many times have you wished you had more time in the day? Here are 8 simple ways to shift your perception of time and increase your productivity.

Losing My Mindfulness: A Tale of Spilled Milk and Blue M&Ms

What I know to be true experientially is what scientific research now proves—that mindfulness meditation literally changes the brain. Take a brief thirty seconds and give it a try. Right here, right now.