Decrease Stress


A Busy Day Doesn’t Have To Be A Stressful Day

Today is going to be busy. There are things to do and not enough time to do them. Between the time and brain power needed to accomplish all that needs to be done, it’s looking like an impossible feat. You can feel it in every part of your body: the knot in your stomach, the […]


Mind Weeds - Press Onward Coaching

Weed Your Mind

Don’t you love the sense of accomplishment you get after a spring day spent cleaning up the garden? You’re tired and sore, but you feel relaxed and get to enjoy the beauty and see a clear difference. Imagine having that happen in your mind. When is the last time you “weeded” out your mind? Unlike garden weeds, […]


Apple or Laugh

Skip the Apple and Have a Laugh A Day

 “An apple a day keeps the doctor away!” Sounds nice, but skipping the sugar and having a laugh a day may just be even more effective.  That’s good, because there’s always something to laugh at in life. The health benefits of laughter have only been recently discovered, so it was easy to find the first […]


Two Minutes and a Pose: The Secret Weapon That Could Change Your Life

Wouldn’t you love to be in control of how you feel and present yourself?  Wouldn’t it be great to have a secret weapon?  And wouldn’t it be great if that secret weapon didn’t cost any money, require any special training or expertise, and only took two minutes of your time? Answer: Yes Allow me to […]

Power Pose to Change Your Life

Family Holidays

Happy Holidays . . . With MY Family???

When I worked in an inpatient psychiatric unit, we always had spikes in admissions on holidays and the days after.  It seems that for some, spending time with their families made them want to kill themselves or someone else.  These days, the situations are not so extreme, but I spend a lot of time working on plans […]