4 Bedtime Habits to Get You Mentally Ready for a Good Nights Sleep

A few weeks ago, while listening to an episode of the Melissa Ambrosini Show about blue light, I realized that my family's bedtime habits needed to change. When school started in August, I thought the early wake-ups would naturally shift all our circadian clocks into holy alignment and everyone would gladly fall into slumberland as [...]

The Power Of Releasing Worry, Stress, and Anxiety: How Your Brain Responds

Think of your brain as the President Of Problem Solving. There he is, suit and tie, pacing back and forth between your ears, thinking 24/7. (Or maybe she's wearing a dress and rockin' heels. I don't know.) And since your brain is responsible for problem-solving, where does that leave you? What's your job? Well, it [...]

I Am Not My Cysts: What They Are and How I’m Remedying It

Originally Published on The Sticky Apron When I first found out, I was certain it meant having more kids would be impossible. So, naturally, I cried. It’s still likely my ovaries are damaged from cysts that have been forming and dissipating for the last three years. Five months after first discovering them on a CT [...]

4 Truthbombs to Remind You How Much Control You Actually Have Over Your Life

After everything I've been through to get back to feeling sane, I feel like I've reached a point where I've accepted the circumstances of life. Rather than gripe and complain about how much better life could be, I focus on what I actually can control - which, come to find out, is pretty much everything. [...]