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Training My Puppy Mind

Meet Pepper. Pepper is six months old and loves to chew. On everything. Shoes, power cords, furniture, toes—you name it, Pepper wants it in her mouth. But a puppy who chews (especially on people) can become a grown dog who bites, and we don’t like that idea. Continue reading Training My Puppy Mind

The Official Publishing Announcement

YAY! It’s officially official!

THE JOY PLAN, a story about what happened when I dedicated my daily actions for one month to the singular pursuit of happiness—in hopes that month would change my entire life, is coming out from Sourcebooks in July 2017. Continue reading The Official Publishing Announcement

YAY! It’s officially official! THE JOY PLAN, a story about what happened when I dedicated my daily actions for one month to … Continue reading The Official Publishing Announcement

What I Learned In My “Midlife Crisis Retreat”

A client of mine recently invited me to attend a retreat she was co-leading called Rite of Passage for the Midlife. I wasn’t really sure what to expect, but figured cool people in a beautiful location, with lush, organic food, and best of all—being away from the responsibilities of parenting for a whole weekend—couldn’t be too bad. Continue reading What I Learned In My “Midlife Crisis Retreat”

A client of mine recently invited me to attend a retreat she was co-leading called Rite of Passage for the … Continue reading What I Learned In My “Midlife Crisis Retreat”

Blurry Is Beautiful

Does anyone else remember those cheesy shampoo ads from the early 1990s that promised you’ll look “like you just stepped out of the salon”? The other day I had one of those moments. Fresh out of the shower, blow drying my hair in the bathroom, I glanced in the mirror and thought, “Awww yeah…” Continue reading Blurry Is Beautiful

Does anyone else remember those cheesy shampoo ads from the early 1990s that promised you’ll look “like you just stepped … Continue reading Blurry Is Beautiful

The Truth Behind The Rainbow Unicorn Hat

I need to clarify a few things here. I know my book is called The Joy Plan and this blog is at TheJoyPlan.com and often my posts are brimming with optimism. But I just want to be really clear that none of that is because I’ve figured everything out and am now sharing all of my wisdom on how to be full of joy forevermore. Definitely not. Continue reading The Truth Behind The Rainbow Unicorn Hat

I need to clarify a few things here. I know my book is called The Joy Plan and this blog … Continue reading The Truth Behind The Rainbow Unicorn Hat