We are all a work in progress.  I know that I talk a lot about changing your mindset, but I truly believe that we can feel better!  As we get older, we start to get settled into our “place” in life. Sometimes, we want to make changes, but don’t know where to start.  We can be happy, but still looking to make changes, which can be scary and exciting at the same time. I have been practicing law for 22 years and have teenagers, but felt late last year that I was missing something. I love to talk to people and decided to start thisRead More →

How to protect your mindset is my biggest issue of the week.  After getting 2 inches of hair cut off, I actually worried over the decision.  I have a tendency to want to make others happy, so I worried about what everyone was going to say about my new do!  One of my goals this year was to protect my mindset and follow my heart.  If I feel better about myself, then I can handle almost anything that is thrown at me. As an adult, I should not really worry about letting other people into my head.  In setting an example for my kids, IRead More →

How to Say No | Take Control of Your Life with One Easy Word

Let me show you How to Say No.  With this one easy word “No” comes a new feeling of freedom.  It is hard to say at first, but it is necessary to take back control of my life.  I know that I cannot control everything in my life, so I decided to take control of what I could.  I am not saying that you need to say No across the board, but you can use it as an option without feeling guilty. Let’s add a new goal to our daily routine, Just say No.  As women, we are expected to be nurturers and we doRead More →

Helping Myself to Feel Better

One of my goals for the year was helping myself to feel better.  I admit that I did not feel good about myself because I just felt gross and heavy.  Going to the gym has never really been my thing and I cannot run anymore due neck and knee issues.  I get frustrated, quit diets and the cycle starts all over again.  My goal is to eat well/healthy 80% of the time and the rest could be whatever I wanted.  If you follow me on Instagram, then you know that I like to eat and have an occasional “adult beverage”.  http://www.instagram.com/mmmcuster. After 46 years, IRead More →

Here are my 10 Sanity Savers for Overwhelmed Moms.  Being a mom can be overwhelming, especially with work, extended family, or outside obligations.  With a full time job and two teenagers, I am very familiar with overwhelm.  I have been working over the years to make my life as streamlined as possible, but it is definitely trial and error.   My methods may not work for everyone, but I like to be open to new ideas and to try new things.  I hope that this list of 10 sanity savers for overwhelmed moms helps you deal with your every day life. 1.   Give YourselfRead More →