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Loving the Body You’re In

One of my guilty pleasures is People Magazine. I was looking through this week’s edition and found myself paused at an article about actress Kelly Preston. She is the wife of John Travolta, and they tragically lost their 16 year-old son in 2009. Miraculously, she got pregnant in 2010 and gave birth to a baby boy last year at age 49. I paused because the article was not about how resilient she is or about her new family – it was about how she lost 42 lbs. in 14 months.… Read more Loving the Body You’re In

Oh, Where Does the Time Fly?

[OK, please don’t smack me!] Wow! It’s already more than half way through January, 2012! Can you even believe it? One of the things that I have never truly been able to do successfully is to set aside a normal “regular” day to be more of a “really important” one here and there. If you look at every day as a gift, true “lesser important” days can’t even occur. Every day is as significant as the last; however, it may just not appear that way because a lot of “normal… Read more Oh, Where Does the Time Fly?

Make New Year’s Resolutions You Can Keep

The New Year is a time of renewal and change, but what, exactly, ARE New Year’s Resolutions? defines “resolution” as: the mental state or quality of being resolute; firmness of purpose. Resolute alludes to making a decision; a popular one being losing weight. However, the difference between a decision and a resolution is significant. It’s easy to say, “I’m going to the gym three times per week this year.” It is also easy to NOT go to the gym three times per week. So, unless you stick with a… Read more Make New Year’s Resolutions You Can Keep

Meet Stacey Glaesmann, Our New Self-Care Expert

Hi! My name is Stacey Glaesmann, LPC. I am a counselor in private practice near Houston, TX. I wrote my first book, “What About Me? A Simple Guide to Self-Carein the 21st Century,” in 2007. If you want to take a look, visit What got me interested in self-care is that I kept noticing ALL of my clients were concentrating on other people and external situations. This was draining their mental resources. Some clients even made themselves sick because they never took time for themselves. And honestly, I was… Read more Meet Stacey Glaesmann, Our New Self-Care Expert

Pick Your Pie

“For those of you who feel overwhelmed and yet can’t see what you could eliminate from your schedule, I’d like to address a few things here. First, I want you to know that life really isn’t a competition. I think we can all agree that a little competitiveness is good-it motivates, keeps us on our toes and helps us do our best. But when you feel everything you do is being compared to someone else, it can make you a little crazy! I’m not knocking being the best at something. But… Read more Pick Your Pie