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How To Stay Healthy During The Winter Months

It's December. December, people!! When did THAT happen? Beside beautiful falling snow, winter often brings something entirely different -- flu season!  In fact, my family's skin has already faded from golden brown (summer lovin') to pale white to green-like. My boys have started their first runny noses, and you can feel the winter chill in the air fast approaching. We…

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Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents

By Reid Wilson and Lynn Lyons  Childhood can be a frightening and uncertain time for kids, and some mild anxiety is part and parcel with growing up in a fast-paced world. What many parents don’t realize, though, is just how many children are affected by clinically recognized anxiety disorders, and that their own anxiety can be a contributing factor to…

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WATCH: Erica Diamond on #HuffPost Live

I was honored this week when Huffington Post Live asked me to weigh in on a topic that is very near and dear to my heart, and something I have been coaching for years - how to live a happy, peaceful and thriving existence in life and business. Arianna Huffington, Editor-In-Chief of The Huffington Post recently founded The Third Metric: Redefining Success…

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Can’t Sleep? 5 Tips to Beat Momsomnia (VIDEO)

Insomnia is a very real public epidemic. If you have trouble sleeping, ladies, you are not alone. An estimated 3.3 million Canadians aged 15 or older, or about one in every seven, have problems going to sleep or staying asleep, and thus are considered to have insomnia, according to a study in Health Reports. To further that, a link correlated…

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Winning Wednesday: Do You Sleep With The Door Open Or Closed?

Okay, today's "On the fence" question: Do you sleep with your door open or closed? Why I am asking, is because this weekend, I discovered one of the greatest sleep secrets known to man mom. It's called... wait... here it comes.... I give you... SLEEPING WITH THE DOOR CLOSED. Winning! I grew up with two very "open" parents. Open, I…

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Why Being A Morning Person Could Be The Secret To Your Success

When your alarm goes off in the morning, do you snooze or do you wake immediately? Or perhaps a more appropriate question... HOW MANY TIMES do you hit the snooze button?  Truth. New research has been released which will make my friends (hopefully) stop making fun of me. My whole life, I have been an early bird. Doesn't the early…

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Momsomnia: How To Beat Insomnia and Reclaim Rest

By Guest Blogger Malia Jacobson When my daughter was a year old, I experienced a sleep epiphany. After months of horrific night waking, she finally started clocking twelve solid hours each night. Meanwhile, I continued waking in the wee hours and fighting daytime fatigue at my full-time job. The delicious prize I’d looked forward to savoring—sweet, uninterrupted sleep—was still elusive.…

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Sexual Dreams

By Guest Blogger Layne Dalfen Why We Dream About Sex Have you ever dreamt about having sex with your best friend? Or dreamt about sex with a hot stranger, perhaps while lying in bed right next to your partner?! How does this dream make you feel when you wake up? Aroused? Uncomfortable? Guilty? All of the above? It's not surprising…

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Relaxation Guilt

So, you know that expression, "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead?" Yah well, it's this expression that has pretty much sent me into overdrive. I look at my peers around me, and many of them live by this attitude. The husbands are A athletes, cyclists, skiers. The wives are tennis players, exercisers etc... (and so are their kids, by the way).…

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Problem Solving While You Sleep

By Guest Blogger Layne Dalfen Why stay stuck on the fence? Life is filled with decisions-- our own, others', and even those others telling us what decisions to make. But the fact is, deep down inside, we usually know exactly what we should do. The trick is getting in there to access that wisdom. Working with dreams is a wonderful and…

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