The Best You Blog

Advice + articles designed for your best you + your best life

January 23, 2019

In my practice in Old Saybrook, as well as with my video clients in other states, I've been incorporating meditation as part of their journey of growth and increased self-awareness. The results have been stunning. I'm so excited to share this with you today so...

Yes, women struggle day in and day out with loads of challenging thoughts that keep them stuck in the past, anxious about the future, and unhappy in the present. These thoughts are about their marriages, motherhood, their beauty and bodies, to just name a few. But by u...

April 10, 2018

At work, we have clear strategies to effect change when things get tough; and yet in our personal lives we allow ourselves to live so long at our low points. We watch ourselves struggle, repeat old patterns, and stay stuck. What I hope I’ve helped bring to light for yo...

October 11, 2017

Podcasts are like a continuous IV of betterment/insight/motivation/information/knowledge/human company. What's powerful about listening to a podcast that feels particularly relevant to you is the basic fact that as humans we tend to become what we absorb. Like a ve...

September 25, 2017

When was the last time you really gave yourself permission? We live our lives with all the "shouldn'ts" and "must-nots" and rules inhabiting our brain space, that overcoming these messages requires actual permission granting. "Will the fea...

September 5, 2017

So much of doubt comes from the stories we tell ourselves about what our choices mean and how our choices will be received by the world. By tackling those beliefs, you can begin to overcome doubt and take steps toward living the life you want for yourself.

August 29, 2017

Today's post is about relieving the self-judgment and fear associated with your own choices. It is about helping you to determine what it would look like for you to truly, really "lean in" to your own life. It is about helping you to embrace your lean-in,...

May 10, 2017

What if no one likes my designs? Do I know enough to even do this? What will the people I know think of my business venture? Do I even want other people to know? What if I fail? Sasha Mitten of Smitten Paper Co. shares her 5 top pieces of advice on moving past self-d...

April 26, 2017

There are so many ways in which we use and engage with our social media: sharing pictures, following politics, social movements, catalyzing or encouraging change, keeping up with people, messaging, and checking out funny videos and memes just to name a few. But how do...

March 30, 2017

A Happiness Worksheet to boost your understanding of where you feel the most joy and fulfillment in your life. Get in tune with yourself, realize and engage your strengths, and develop the lasting insight to live your best life possible.

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