As an entrepreneur, mother, and caregiving daughter, my to-do lists are never empty. I am constantly on the go. Over the years, I’ve come to realize that overworking myself isn’t beneficial to myself or those around me. I learned how to implement self-care into my day and understand the importance of taking a few deep breaths for clarity and calm or a snack break when necessary. Below are some of my favorite ways to unwind and rejuvenate my brain, I hope it can help you as much as it does for me.

1. Mindfulness

Practicing mindfulness can help you stay present and…


I was born in a small town with more cows than people. My memories of that home are filled with magic and the intense wonder of the world through a child’s eyes. I remember the woods and our tree forts, the puddles, the the towering piles of leaves we’d jump in and the snowmen that we’d build. That’s one of the most intense experience of being carefree I’ve ever had.

As we grow, our childlike perceptions of the world are usually overlaid by the logical thinking of an increasingly maturing person. It’s not that we forget what we knew as…


A recent video has gone viral on social media. It shows the late prima ballerina Marta C. Gonzalez Valencia, in an advanced stage of Alzheimer’s, responding to Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake by dancing, with her arms, from her wheelchair. The video will move you if you love music or if you love someone who has Alzheimer’s. But more than that, it will move you if you are human. What is it that’s so universal about this video?

I think it speaks to one of the most fundamental human experiences: living with the constant loss that is time itself. It’s not just…


Children are insightful; they tell you exactly how they feel about something, with no filters to dilute their thoughts. For those of us dedicated to user-centric design, they are the dream target audience. I consider myself very lucky to have cut my teeth in product development at Sesame Street, creating some of the early technologies designed specifically for preschoolers. Today, it’s hard to imagine a world where four-years-olds are not tech-savvy. But 20 years ago, most preschoolers were unfamiliar with computers; there were no handheld devices and no mobile apps. …

Wendy Paige Bronfin

Successful technology, consumer product and marketing entrepreneur who is innovative and accomplished in incubating and launching health & smart home companies.

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