• A few great podcasts you should listen to this week!

    Hi, everyone. Happy Sunday! Recently, my mom interviewed a few fascinating authors on her radio show: Ann Marie Dobosz, author of The Perfectionism Workbook for Teens, and Andrea Wachter, author of Getting Over Overeating for Teens: A Workbook to Transform Your Relationship with Food Using CBT, Mindfulness and Intuitive Eating. You can listen to the interviews by […]

  • Guest Appearance on Relationships 2.0

    This week I appeared on my mom’s radio show, Relationships 2.0. We discussed our book Communication Skills for Teens: How to Listen, Express and Connect for Success. As teens head back to school, we thought it would be a good time to revisit and reinforce healthy communication skills. Above all, we had a lot of fun […]

  • Mindfulness and Technology

    I’m sharing an article below titled “The Joy of Missing Out.” It’s written by Dr. Christopher Willard, author of Growing Up Mindful. He was recently a guest on my mother’s radio show. You can find that podcast here.  I was flying to a mindfulness conference recently when I looked down to my tray table. My Macbook formed […]

  • What’s Your Kilimanjaro?

    Here’s a blog post from fitness professional and transformation coach Molli Surowiec entitled “Saying Yes to New Experiences” about my mom’s adventure climbing Mount Kilimanjaro! Check it out below. “When it comes to new experiences, do you have a habit of saying yes? Or a habit of saying no? Do your daily choices support a life of openness, […]

  • Get Outside

    Two years ago, I trekked alone into the desert of Southeastern California and set up camp miles away from civilization. I stayed there for a week, isolated from technology and the comforts of modern living. I didn’t see another human for three days and nights. I had just concluded my term as high school Student […]

  • What We’ve Learned from Each Other in the Last 10 Years

    In our book, Communication Skills for Teens: How to Listen, Express and Connect for Success, we discuss family communication. Communicating with people you know very well can be tricky. For example, it can be easy to make assumptions based on your past experiences with them. As we grow up, we change and our relationships change, especially between […]

  • Take the Lead

    Most sophomores in college have no clue what they want to do this weekend, let alone for the next 20 years. In the age of millennials and indecision, it’s rare to find a student who is ready to break into the workplace and has been since she was a sophomore in high school. That was […]

  • Radio Show Appearances

    Happy Monday! My mom and I had a great time talking on a few radio shows this past week. Listen below to learn more about the book! ^ Relationships 2.0 with Dr. Michelle Skeen ^ The Real Side with Joe Messina