Trisya O'Brien

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How To Strengthen Your Intuition | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I can’t stand the phrase, “trust your gut.” Not only does “gut” remind me of digestive issues and crime scenes from Law & Order, but as a chronic …

4 Life Lessons From Realizing a Loved Will Go Soon | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

For the past week I’ve been going to the hospital everyday.<p>My grandfather is there. And he’s not doing well. In fact, the rest of us in the family …

What I'm Not Afraid to Say About Parenthood

Over the weekend I found myself sitting in my dark closet and sobbing uncontrollably. You know, the kind of snotty, ugly-faced cry that you never see in the movies. I'll spare you the details of all that led up to it, but suffice it to say that it's not the first time that it happened and it …

Why Is Parenthood Filled With So Much Anxiety?

<i>Part 2 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Growing Up.<p><b>About Jennifer Senior's TED Talk</b><p>Journalist Jennifer Senior says the goal of raising happy children is so elusive it has put modern, middle-class parents into a panic. She says there's no right way to parent.<p><b>About Jennifer Senior</b><p>Jennifer Senior is a …

How I Regained Perspective on Life and Parenthood

I often speak of the omnipotence of perspective, but lately I find myself really losing it. Quiet reflection is the best antidote, but free time is the scarcest resource for our busy family. It has taken weeks and weeks to get a little time in which to write, and I have been feeling increasingly …

A New Season of Parenthood, And More That's New on Netflix

How was your week? Was it a good one? There isn’t much on TV these days, before all the excitement of fall, so it helps to have some shows on …