6 Tried and Tested Parenting Habits for a Coronavirus Outbreak

As my family and many other families across Europe move into our 3rd week of lockdown with no end in sight, it seems much of the world is following suit. As an Author and Parenting expert living in Italy, I thought it would be useful to share some strategies from the acronym PARENT in  The Danish Way ofRead more ⟶


Hold On. I can understand how you might feel nervous or out of sorts because of what you are seeing on the news and media or because of how the changes seem to be effecting our communities and families or because we don’t know what’s going to happen next. It’s a strange time to lookRead more ⟶

How to Survive Social Distancing When Your Life is Built Around Mobility

When President Trump addressed the world on the global coronavirus pandemic last Wednesday, my husband and I watched from his apartment in Boston, where he lives half of the time. The other half, he’s with me in Zurich, Switzerland, where I live with my children. He ‘commutes’ between the two cities every two weeks, hisRead more ⟶

From Religious Ritual to Connected Communion ~ How Prayer has Evolved in My Life

“Now I lay me down to sleep… God bless my mom and dad, and my grandma and grandpa, and Terry, and Margaret, and Jimmy and…” My fear of leaving anyone out during the blessing phase kept me awake for an hour before I could fall asleep. I had been raised in the Lutheran Church soRead more ⟶

How I Left a Soul-Sucking Job, Took a Huge Leap of Faith, Lost My Condo, Had a Major Breakup and Couldn’t Be Happier

I’ve been in fitness and personal development for 18 years and it was not easy in the beginning. Like with most of you I encountered obstacles and doubts along the way. After being in fitness for about four years and in tears one April morning because I had to go to the gym to workRead more ⟶

This international community sparks my well-being each day

Interested in knitting, astrology, gaming or making your own beer? Hey, it’s easy to find birds of a feather online or in real life that share those hobbies. One of my passions is exercise. So, when I was asked to join a private Facebook group in January 2019 that focused on promoting daily movement, itRead more ⟶

Inspirational Mentors 
Who Leave a Lasting Impression…

I remember a time in my youth, when I was looking for a role model, someone inspirational.  I was a veracious reader, and often found myself in the library or bookstore scouring the biography section looking for interesting and motivational stories about successful women. I’ve always had a love for the arts, and often theRead more ⟶

This brain cancer survivor continues to thrive by focusing on well-being

Meredith Moore knows a lot about tenacity. Six weeks after giving birth to her son in 2005, she was diagnosed with glioblastoma, the aggressive brain cancer that took the life of John McCain. In the midst of experiencing three brain surgeries and a lifetime dose of radiation, Moore lost her mother to breast cancer. HerRead more ⟶