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 [...]

How Stress Damages Your Health, plus Ways to Build Up Your Resilience

Published on Pick the Brain on April 23, 2018 “The human capacity for burden is like bamboo – far more flexible than you’d ever believe at first glance.” – Jodi Picoult The life I live often results in hearing things like “I could never do [that]” or “I don’t know how you [do it].” My response is [...]