relieve stress

I Am Human

If life is a classroom, what’s the one thing you would say you’ve learned so far? Whenever I interview people for a job, I love to ask the question, “What do you know for sure, about life, right now?” I don’t ask this question to challenge anyone or be cocky. I simply ask this question […] Read more…

Letter To My 30-Year-Old Self

“I’m worried… I’m almost 30 years old — I don’t have a boyfriend and I’m still trying to figure out what I should do with my life…,” said a friend of mine over a drink the other day. My first reaction was to calm her down. I told her to relax and said, “The 30s […] Read more…

Dear Stress, Thank You

Last weekend, as my husband and I were having a relaxing Sunday brunch at our local coffee hangout, I noticed an elegant woman in the corner of my eye. She appeared to be waiting for someone. Another elegant woman showed up not long after and they began to chat excitedly, as though they hadn’t met […] Read more…

45 Best Lao Tzu Quotes

Some people collect things, I collect quotes. You see my favorites posted daily on Authentic Woman’s Facebook and Instagram pages as Power Words, and you’ve also read some collections on I’ve posted on Rumi, Wayne Dyer, and even from the British film, Hector And The Search For Happiness. I have to say, I love writing […] Read more…

7 Things For Your Not-To-Do List

It’s spring time here in Argentina, and it’s time to clear some things out. I’ve been practising the “power of less” in many aspects of my life — especially when it comes to clothing and “stuff”. But the other day it hit me — a new way to look at how far the concept that […] Read more…

Are You Being Your True Self? Here’s How To Tell

A friend shared a great 2-minute video with me the other day on Oprah speaking to Father Richard Rohr. Father Richard believes that within each of us, lies the true self and the false self. He says the true self is what religion often calls the soul, your eternal essence, while the false self is […] Read more…

How To Travel With Toddlers (And Have Fun)

When I found out I was pregnant with my first child, I remember someone said to me, “It’s a good thing that you’ve done your share of traveling, cause now that you’re having a baby, things like traveling is about to become more complicated.” I smiled politely, but a thought did cross my mind: “Really? […] Read more…

Divorce Advice From A Kid [Video]

Since the 16th of September, this video has been seen over 6 million times. Just overnight, a video uploaded by a mom who was getting relationship advice from her 6-year-old on her divorce went absolutely viral. And not just because the kid is absolutely adorable, but because the words she speaks are so deep and […] Read more…

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