Learning to let go

Learning to let go

Posted: September 2016 It seems like yesterday, but it was 19 years ago that my first child was born. I quickly became redefined as “Claudia, mother of Jonathan.” Being a mother took over my identity, and most of my time. But, as we all know, time flies by and last...
Time to be, time to stop, time to smile

Time to be, time to stop, time to smile

Summertime. Time to be. Time to stop and appreciate what is around you and to do something for yourself. Appreciation is an important concept in positive psychology. It is important to practice being grateful for what you have and for what is around you. Most things...
Making Decisions: Something to think about

Making Decisions: Something to think about

Spring is here! A time when the days are longer and new flowers appear — and, maybe, a time for new beginnings for us as well. Today I would like to share a quick exercise that I find useful when making decisions. We make decisions many times every day. What to do or...
You and I, we’ll change the world

You and I, we’ll change the world

“You and I, we’ll change the world”- Arik Einstein A few weeks ago during a deep conversation with my good friend Morly, she mentioned that she had recently heard two songs by singer Arik Einstein played back-to-back on the radio. The songs made her think about how...
From challenge to opportunity

From challenge to opportunity

Each year at this time — before I start celebrating the holiday season and start planning new resolutions — I like to take time to acknowledge my accomplishments and what I learned throughout the year. I like to focus on what I did, what I worked on, and what made me...