These days, I don't feel that Chris is around and helping me as much anymore because he knows that I've got this now. I took care of him when he needed it, and he was here for me when I needed it. I have learned that connecting with him means tapping into my own heart energy and loving myself. It is one in the same.
It is easy to ease down Atlantic Ave with its close proximity to public transportation and its variety of small businesses to peak the interest of any shopper.
As I watched the menorah lighting at the foot of the Eiffel Tower via live-stream, the Rebbe's powerfully enduring ideas that continue to mobilize men and women to go where few others will and disrupt the status quo, struck a lively note that took me back to my childhood.
It's so important to stay connected with your groom through this time. Brides are excited about their weddings, and often that's all they want to talk about. That's completely fine, but you really have to remember to nurture your relationship and to reconnect as a couple.
Practice gratitude: One of my favorite ideas from a recent TED talk is finding easy ways to be more grateful and happy, such as listing out three things that we are thankful for each day. I started getting in the routine of doing this every night, and I am so glad I did.
As we board life's runaway train for another year of twists and turns and ups and downs, I can't help but wonder, "Will this ride be better than the last?" We make resolutions, but so many factors are beyond our control.
Everyday makes resolutions but how many of us stick to them? I made a resolution over a decade ago that I have religiously stuck to no matter what, it was to stop making resolutions.
Here are the best way to ring in the new year, without buying a drink package at an overcrowded bar. When I set out this year, the cold air will let my body know that I'm still alive (at least that's what I'm telling myself)
I am a HUGE advocate of total vacations, but I understand that there are times when we still need to get things done during the holidays. Look below for a step-by-step guide to guilt-free holiday productivity.
I made mistakes and I learned from them, but without these mistakes and triumphs of the past year I wouldn't be where I am today. So my friends, I want to let you in on a little secret. I am not making any New Year's resolutions this year and I want to encourage you not to either.
Grief is not pretty. It is loneliness at a primal level. Like some organ has been removed and you can't really breathe properly. It's waking up each morning where your first thought is this is another day without your person. And in that way, without the you that you were. It's going to bed alone each night without him.
If you choose to go out, you'll welcome the new year by listening to one of your favorite bands with like-minded fans -- instead of attending some overpriced and ultimately disappointing party.
In 2015, New Year's Eve can be an ultra-efficient, mobile-driven experience. With social networking, ecommerce, crowdsourced service, and lifestyle-enhancing mobile apps, today's NYE can be seamlessly assembled at the swipe of a screen.
Why do mythological romantic tales resonate so much? Why do people remain faithful to these narratives that depart from our lived experiences, when so many people are choosing to buck tradition?
With our worship of wealth and our love of trash, combined with our historical racism and xenophobia, so entrenched that a Supreme Court justice feels free to spew racism from the bench, we run the risk of getting exactly the president that we deserve.
I am here to tell you how to deal with these tricky teens and how to get them to be both chatty and happy about talking to you. Trust me on this one. I know teens. I work with them all the time. I listen to them. I've raised a very lively one.