Self-Care and Strong Boundaries — A Power Combo for the Ages.

Self-care doesn’t necessarily come naturally. No, indeed, it’s a skill that you develop with practice. And strong boundaries are a key ingredient in your efforts to take good care of yourself. You might think that self-care would be easier during vacations and holidays when you have more time. But is that really true? Step back…

That Friday Feeling — A Powerful Gift You Can Give Yourself

It’s almost Friday. Are you going to make it? How often do you arrive at Friday night feeling frazzled, breathless, and too tired to enjoy your evening? And is Friday, for you, like the proverbial light at the end of a tunnel? Well, this pattern is true for so many of us. We race through our…

Boundaries and Your Holiday Planning – Find Your Comfort Zone

Time choices and time boundaries are your keys to finding time for what matters most to you. And, as the holidays draw closer and closer, what could be better that reducing your stress and increasing your enjoyment with these time tools? I’ve written here previously about creating de-stressed holidays for yourself and those near and…

Nurturing Yourself – A Time Skill and Responsibility

Some time ago I shared a post titled Nurturing Energy – Your Powerful Antidote to Time Toxins that described the nurturer as a part of each of us. I refer to this part as a sub-self. It’s a part of us that we can develop with practice, and it enhances our lives palpably and 

Stress Eating Up Your Time and Energy? 3 Timely Tips

Stress not only drains your energy, it also slows you down. AND it keeps you from enjoying the life you are working hard to create. So, I want to help you to step away from the stress and worries that can so easily pile up in everyday life. This isn’t about stepping into denial or about…

Productivity Boost – Make a Playful, Creative Day for Yourself!

Productivity is something we all seek, and it can be a very elusive goal. It can also feel, when you make productivity the be-all and end-all, like you are a hamster in a cage. Know the feeling? I think we all do — and it isn’t fun.

Quiet Time, Like Healthy Food, Nourishes Your Mind, Body and Spirit

Quiet time – time spent with yourself, is like dipping into a deep well. It’s a constant source of energy and nourishment. And yet, in our busy world, we all-too-often don’t avail ourselves of quiet time. Given a choice, we often choose to be busy and productive. There’s lots of pressure to make those choices…