From Irritation to Understanding: Harnessing the Pause-Notice-Choose Approach to Be Your Best Self

I was in another room when I heard my husband yelling from the kitchen, asking why I hadn’t taken out the garbage. I instantly felt annoyed and responded in an irritated tone, saying that I [...]

She Pulled the Cotton Off of My Santa! How we react when we’re hurt

The whole class had been working hard on creating their paper Santas. I loved art and so I was trying to make the best Santa possible. The cotton balls had to be pulled apart and glued on just [...]

The Powerful Formula for Staying Calm – Driving Gives Us Plenty of Opportunities to Practice

If we’re willing to put in a little effort for more happiness and less stress, life gives us plenty of opportunities to practice. A very powerful formula that I’ve been learning and using is [...]