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Self-Esteem: A Slippery Slope

Self-esteem is a fascinating and almost counter-intuitive concept when you put it to practice. On the surface, it’s defined by how you feel about yourself, but the remarkable twist is that it seems to fluctuate, almost violently, depending on...

Self-Care Scores Again!

Self-care always seems to get a bad rap, either downplayed as superfluous fluff or dismissed as straight-up selfish. But for me, self-care has nothing to do with the physical relief that comes from indulgent massages and pretty pedicures...

How to Outsmart Your Self-Doubt

Do you ever feel like a loser? Last weekend, I felt like a card-carrying member of that club when the negative voice in my head slipped back into its old ways, spinning and spewing lies set to the soundtrack of “you suck and everyone knows...

How’d You Get The Hole In Your Donut?

I had lunch with a new friend, Cheryl, recently. As the two of us sat in the corner booth at a local restaurant, we swapped life stories and shared more details than one normally would on a first friend date. As we shared our life stories, we didn’t...

How to Put Yourself On Your To-Do List

If you ask me, building balance into your life can feel like a full-time job sometimes. So much to do and so little time to figure out how to get it all done. We recently completed a research study at my company, The Mom Complex, where we analyzed...

Stop Trying To Be The Bitch You Hate

Do you ever beat yourself up for not being the perfect mother? Ever think that when it comes to being a mother you should be good at it from day one and infallible from that day forward? That you’re a failure if you don’t make your own baby food...

Knowing When To Give Up

I had an interesting revelation recently in the middle of a yoga class. If you’re not familiar, at the beginning of most yoga classes the instructor will often encourage everyone to set an intention for the class. To be honest, I never really...

Katherine Wintsch