What is PANDAS?

Do you have a PANDA? If you think that I mean a furry black and white bear from China, there is a good chance you don’t. What I am talking about is a kid who seemed to lose her darn mind after she got sick. Sound familiar? PANDAS is a cute name for a serious condition...

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Life in extremes

Did you know that the highest point in the contiguous United States is only about 120 miles from the lowest point? Mount Whitney towers over the Sierras at a whopping windswept 14,508 feet, and only a two hour drive away lies Death Valley at a sweltering -282 feet....

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Resilient Moments

    Lately I have been thinking an awful lot about resilience. I talk about resilience every day, but I have been searching for a way to explain to others how to cultivate it, how to recognize it, and what resilience really means. I do some of my best thinking when I...

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3 Ways to Start a Resilient Day

The way we start our days make all the difference in how the rest of our day goes. The old saying “he woke up on the wrong side of the bed” certainly rings true. When we start the day in a bad mood it generally impacts our decisions, that in turn, impact the rest of...

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