Calm doesn’t mean losing your energy, being stoic or unemotional; it means gaining energy and positive energy. Let’s calm up, not calm down.
Chaos to Calm Blog
There’s no “step” in my family
I don’t have “stepkids,” my kids are just my kids. How I went from “Jenna” to “Mama Jenna” to “Mama” and why I wear the role of “mom” proudly.
Why did I Write My Book, “Chaos to Calm?” Because I Needed It
Calm had to be the answer, for my own sake and my family’s.
From Idea to Reality: My Journey Writing “Chaos to Calm”
How I made time with four kids, a traveling husband, and a full-time career to complete the book of my dreams (Hint: Part of it was written in a bar!)
Self-Care Starter Guide
Self-care is not negotiable. Here’s how to start taking care of You.
Dear Diary: Help Me Feel Calm
How to start journaling to release stress.
Habits to Increase Calm
How to create healthier habits and trash ones that don’t serve you.
How to Ask for Help and Actually Get It
Incorporate these communication skills to get more support and increase calm.
You are not meant to parent children alone. Why having a community doesn’t just benefit you in owning your calm, but your kids.
Owning Your Calm When You Get Bad News
How to remain calm when life slaps you with a setback.
The Calming Effect of Curiosity
How having an open mind aids in calm.
Busy Mom Time Management Tool #1
The most important tool you need to create more time for yourself.
Connecting With Calm While Grieving
When grief and loss feel overwhelming, these calm tools can be a comfort.
The Hidden Gifts in Chaos
How chaotic times can help us thrive.
My Book is Coming in May 2023!
Why I chose hybrid publishing for my first book.
Keeping Calm When Your Child is in a Health Crisis
10 ways to help you and your child through turmoil.
Calm Is My Religion
“Living the calm life” is a religion anyone can follow.
Stay Calm and Holiday On
Your guide to keeping calm during one of the most stressful times of the year.
8 Ways to Save Your Sanity with a Newborn
How to own your calm in the “4th trimester”
Keeping Calm When Things Go Wrong
How to flex your “calm muscle” and keep your cool (even when sh*t is hitting the fan)
Calm is a Muscle
You don’t need a gym to train your calm muscle.
The Quiet Marathon
You aren’t alone in the marathon of life, but it is a solo journey.
Mindfully Transitioning to Fall
Every seasonal change is a great time to evaluate your energy and routine to be proactive about the season to come.
How Potty Training Made Me a Better Leader
Turns out potty training doesn’t just teach your child how to use a toilet, it can teach you how to be a better boss.
Reflecting on Yom Kippur
How to achieve calm and clarity by observing this Jewish holiday (which can be practiced by anyone!)
16 Life-Changing Books
Just in time for National Read-a-Book Day, here are sixteen books which have made a lasting impact in my life.
Two Fun Ways to Get Closer Around the Dinner Table
Around the dinner table is the perfect time to foster family closeness.
My #1 Hack to a More Efficient Life
Create the life you want – including time for you – with my #1 efficiency hack!
Transitioning Back to School with Calm
With kids going back to school, it’s the perfect time to evaluate and improve your routine.
How showing gratitude by throwing “snowballs” of thanks can create an avalanche of peace and positivity in your life.
Don’t Sprain Your Brain!
Why using active recovery to rest your mind is as important as resting your body
Do Your Best, Relinquish the Rest
Four effective steps for letting go of stress, guilt, worry and overwhelm.
7 Leadership and Life Lessons I Learned from Running a Preschool
I may have been the one in charge, but managing a preschool taught me these extraordinary insights.
Destiny is a Matter of Choice
Why we need to change our thinking from, “You can be anything you want” to “You can be anything you work hard for.”
Where to Find Growth? In the Hard Stuff
You don’t find growth getting to the top of a mountain. You find it in the process getting there. Here’s how accepting the hard creates calm.
Hi, Can You Help Me?
Why Asking for Help is a Win-Win
How to Say No and When to Say Yes
Decrease stress and increase calm, even when a million people want things from you all the time.
What Juneteenth Means in 2021
As the US is moving to be more conscious of our historic and current racism, this Juneteenth feels extra meaningful. Here are some thoughts and concepts that could help make things better for ALL humans.
Attention Humans – We Need a Co-Op with the Earth
6 small things you can do right now to save Mother Earth, because we need her!
Use These Five “Love Languages” to Be More Successful At Work
Here’s how you can use the power of the “five languages of romantic love” to help you achieve work success as well.
You’ve Got the Power! The Power of Choice
There’s only one constant in life – the ability to make choices, so how can you make ones that better serve you?
Starting Anew – What is the “New Normal?”
As we start to transition into a post-quarantine “new normal,” it’s a perfect time to evaluate what you want back in your life.
Leave the Straw Up!
Easy tricks to eliminate barriers standing in your way of reaching your goal.
Ugh…Do I Have To?
How to reframe your responsibilities from burdens to choices to lower stress and start enjoying life again.
When you do good for the environment, because it makes your life easier.
Because I Said So
Why dictator parenting doesn’t work and how to use the concept of “Co-Active Leadership” instead.
Power Up With Music
When I’m feeling a lull in energy, all I need to do is open up my Empower Playlist. These are my go-to songs for feeling like a badass!
3 Small Steps to Making a Big Change
Yes, you can make big changes in your life, one step at a time. Here’s how to make it easy.
How to Manage Your Energy During a Crisis
Five ways to take care of yourself while going through hardship.
Finding my Purpose – Achieving My Dreams
How I spent the last two years manifesting and creating Chaos to Calm.
New Habit Backup Plan
How to safeguard your new habit to make sure the change you want to make sticks.
Every Day is New Year’s Day
How to change your life, any day of the year.