Elaine Shtein

I am a 35 year old, mother of two living in San Jose, CA. My life was forever shifted upon my son, Jackson's, diagnosis with Autism at 18 months of age. To provide all the care required for my son to thrive, I put my teaching career of 10 years on hold to focus my efforts on Jackson, now 7 years old (and of course my daughter, Sophie 8.5 years old). I have evolved and learned so much about myself, health, beliefs and attitudes these past 5 years, and am so thankful for the opportunity to share.

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Entries by Elaine Shtein

Happiness is a Choice

Here’s what I know for sure, Happiness Is A Choice. There is so much more we are capable of, and through mindset and beliefs, we have the power to design our life and choose happiness. The hustle of life is filled with people, events, and stimuli, there’s no avoiding it. The weather. Traffic. People at the coffee shop. Eating dinner with the family. Stimuli encountered throughout the day aren’t ‘good’ or ‘bad,’ they’re neutral, and often cannot be controlled. Everyday, we are presented hundreds of situations. The beautiful part is that based on our beliefs, we have total self-power to… Read more.