Healing Perinatal Loss

  Last week I had the absolute pleasure of talking to Dr. Christina Hibbert, the host of Motherhood on Web Talk Radio about healing perinatal loss. Many of you know, this is a topic close to my heart as I experienced a loss 15 years ago. After several years of infertility, I gave birth to […]

Do Something Nice Day

  October 5th is National Do Something Nice Day. In honor of this day for doing good deeds, I made a short video for you with some ideas and a challenge.   Please share your acts of kindness in the comments and let us know how it felt to do something nice today. Have a kind day! […]

Parenting Teens: Parent Survival Tips

  I always say: Parenting is like a marathon. You’re in it for the long haul. Day to day in the trenches is hard. I’m right there with you as I have two teens myself. Some days are great and some day I just want to run away. I put together a few tips to […]

Happily Imperfect

I’m happy to announce my new blog on Psych Central called Happily Imperfect. I’m excited to reach even more people through my writing. Happily Imperfect focuses on helping perfectionists and people-pleasers develop self-acceptance and self-compassion.  While perfectionism may seem like a good quality, in reality it causes unrealistic expectations, relationship conflict, self-criticism, stress and anxiety, procrastination […]

Perfectionist Habits

  I recently wrote an article for Psych Central titled The Top 10 Confessions of a Recovering Perfectionist. In it, I revealed ten of my perfectionist habits.     I’ve worked long and hard on overcoming perfectionism. And I still continue to challenge that negative internal voice that says “it’s not good enough”. I’ve learned […]