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What we crave: connection & community

April 26, 2016
Recently after speaking at a women’s leadership conference on work-life balance, I was approached by a woman from the audience, her eyes were filled with tears. She said while sitting listening to me talk about the importance of building a support network ( read more ), she had a light bulb moment...
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We need emergency funding for the Zika Virus ASAP!!

April 20, 2016
Summer, and mosquito season, is quickly approaching yet the U.S. Congress is dragging its feet on passing emergency funding so we are prepared for a potential Zika Virus outbreak. We need YOU to take action now. Write your members of Congress tell them to pass emergency funding for Zika as soon as possible!
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Maybe it’s time to re-frame your circumstances?

April 19, 2016
I was once at a workshop with mindfulness teacher Tara Brach where she shared a line about a son who sends his mother a telegram that reads, “Start worrying. Reasons to follow shortly.” I love this! Have you ever found yourself in an endless cycle of worry, fear, irritation or frustration about how...
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Trauma Informed Care For Children of #MilFams

April 18, 2016
Every time I hear the statistics that 18 to 22 veterans commit suicide each day, I am heartbroken. I wonder what more could have been done to help. Perhaps nothing, but I don't really believe that. While I have never attempted suicide, I have experienced depression. My husband deployed last year...
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7 ways to stay connected to your partner

April 12, 2016
Everywhere I turn my friends are navigating choppy waters in their most intimate relationships. This makes my heart hurt, but I can relate. Lately, my husband and I have been feeling out of sync and stressed out from parenting our wonderful, passionate, intense teenager (wow, can the “adolescent...
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Fact of the Week: Lower-Income Renters Spend Nearly Half of Income on Rent

April 7, 2016
Investing in housing and renters' assistance improves the health outcomes of infants and children and lowers healthcare spending.
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Can you go with the flow?

April 5, 2016
“Water is fluid, soft, and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield. As a rule, whatever is fluid, soft, and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. This is another paradox: what is soft is strong.” – Lao Tzu Last weekend my teenager was in total...
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The power of the pause

March 28, 2016
“Are you listening to your life; what is it trying to tell you?” Some people are surprised to hear that I get as excited about making a big pot of minestrone soup for my family and friends as I do at receiving an invitation to go to India to speak to a women’s group on life balance. So after almost...
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Hey Congress: Opioid Abuse is Still an Emergency

April 1, 2016
More Americans die every year from drug overdoses than they do in car crashes. That’s one of the reasons President Obama was in Atlanta this Tuesday speaking at the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit, the largest national collaboration of local, state and federal agencies, business, academia, treatment providers, counselors and advocates impacted by prescription drug abuse and heroin use.
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Flint and Beyond

March 31, 2016
Members of Congress like to talk about securing the future for our children and grandchildren. Instead, Congress has foreclosed opportunity for many thousands of children because of its irresponsible failure to protect them from lead poison. Congress needs to come back and ensure that all children now threatened by such toxic inaction have the protection and services they need.
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