Sometimes parenting is just completely and utterly overwhelming. Here are some tools that will help you snap out of snapping at your kids.
I noticed that the questions are everywhere, like a reflex. Can I take a shower now? Can I practice yoga tonight?
Memory transports me back to the OR and I’m in essentially the same savasana position: flat on my back, arms outstretched, hands open.
The effect of time blocking can increase productivity and tighten up the day, leaving those who practice it feeling like they know where their time went.
At one point or another, you’ll feel it. You will. You’ll feel trapped. You’ll get tired of being so completely depended upon. You’ll miss your freedom.
Consistent exposure to everyday noises can slowly damage our hearing. See the risk level of different common sounds in this handy infographic.
Professionals use tricks all the time to gain a fresh perspective on long-term projects. You can also use them to get unstuck from the parenting dead end.
It starts during pregnancy, and then the worry and self-recrimination gather steam. What can you do to tame the worry-monster? The key is self-compassion.
Let me tell you about the time a "tough" fireman was reduced to a slobbering, sniveling mess in the arms of his then-two-year-old daughter.
I know I'm still the same person with the same views and values, it's just that my circumstances have changed. They'll continue to change.
This simple practice has made me a more calm and peaceful boss in my work setting and a more patient and attentive parent to my children.