Posts about 'Self-Care Time'

Your Power Sanctuary for the Holidays – Timely Tips

Posted on November 14, 2013 by , under Self-Care Time, Time and Energy.

Power SanctuaryEarlier this week I wrote about the importance of self care – and how creating your own personal power sanctuary gives you the space you need – when you need it – to recharge your batteries and greet your moments with your fullest self.

So, today I’d like to share just a few timely  (more…)


Your Power Sanctuary – Create One Today to Recharge for the Holidays

Posted on November 12, 2013 by , under Self-Care Time, Time Boundaries.

Power SanctuaryYour power sanctuary is a place you go to recharge your batteries so you can bring your best self to your moments.  Sometimes it seems like we treat our iPads and cell phones better than we treat ourselves.

And that’s often especially true during busy times like the holidays. (more…)


Stop! In the Name of Living Your Moments

Posted on October 27, 2013 by , under Self-Care Time, Time Transformation.

Stop in the Name of Your Moments“Stop! In the Name of Love” – remember that 1965 hit by the Supremes?  I’ve got an important variation on that theme to share with you today.

It’s about finding time to “stop and smell the roses” – a piece of advice that you may also remember hearing. This saying harbors a great  (more…)


Standing Up for Yourself to Increase Your Productivity

Posted on October 19, 2013 by , under Self-Care Time, Time and Energy.

Standing up for yourself ...Standing up for yourself is a vital skill, as any assertiveness guru will tell you.

But that’s not what this post is about.

For increased productivity, I’m suggesting that you consider standing up for yourself, literally. (more…)


Clutter Cramping Your Style? Start Small and Make Big Changes!

Posted on October 11, 2013 by , under Self-Care Time, Time Transformation.

Clutter-You Can Clear ItClutter is something that we all have to deal with from time to time.  Whether it’s in your space, on your To-Do List, or in your mind and heart, clearing out that clutter is one of the surest ways I know of to decrease stress and increase your efficiency and effectiveness.  (more…)


Anger, Control, and Fear: Untangle the Knots to Find More Time!

Posted on October 10, 2013 by , under Self-Care Time, Time and Energy.

Anger KnotsEarlier this week I wrote about enlisting the power of gratitude to transform your anger into something manageable, creative and positive in your life.

Today I’d like to dig a little deeper and explore the roots of anger. I find that they are similar, for many of us; (more…)


Sleep, Your Energy, Your Productivity and Your Time!

Posted on October 9, 2013 by , under Self-Care Time, Time and Energy.

Sleep and YouYour sleep is so important!  And yet, when it comes to self-care and time management, sleep time is often what we sacrifice to get just-one-more-thing done.

While that “one-more-thing” may seem very important in the moment, when it sets (more…)


Emotional Eating and You: Feed Yourself What You Need with Melissa McCreery’s Timely Rescue Plan

Posted on September 16, 2013 by , under Self-Care Time, Time and Energy.

emotional eating peace with foodEmotional eating is a challenge that many people, and most especially many women, grapple with on a daily basis.  It can be most challenging for women who are generally high achievers and who have experienced success in many areas of their lives.  Emotional eating becomes, for them,  (more…)

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Slow Down, Breathe Deep, and Savor Your Time

Posted on August 13, 2013 by , under Self-Care Time, Time Transformation.

Slow Down“Slow down, you move too fast.  You’ve got to make the morning last …”  Remember that song penned by Simon and Garfunkel?  I was certainly hearing it in the back of my mind as I read an article by Madisyn Taylor in The Daily Om.  It was titled “Enjoying a Snail’s Pace: Doing Things Slowly” and began (more…)

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Workspace Woes? Nurturing Energy Finds You More Focus and Time!

Posted on June 27, 2013 by , under Self-Care Time, Time and Energy.

WorkspaceYour workspace is key in shaping the energy that you bring to your work.  Whether it’s located inside your home or elsewhere, your workspace has a powerful impact – and YOU have lots of choices about the quality of that impact.  You really do!

So, let’s explore how to extend open and  (more…)

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Refresh Yourself Today and Find Time!

Posted on June 20, 2013 by , under Self-Care Time.

Refresh YourselfRefresh.  Isn’t it an inviting and energizing word?  Just the sound of it … refresh!

When you refresh yourself you are giving a gift of energy that transforms the moments that follow.  And while you can’t literally add to your time (because time is what it is), you can  (more…)

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Springtime Self-Care: Tending Your Garden of Time

Posted on April 25, 2013 by , under Self-Care Time.

SpringtimeSpringtime.  Can you feel it?  The air softens as blossoms burst open and green returns to the once-frozen earth.  Vernal pools are alive with activity as windows are opened and thoughts turn to gardens, cookouts, and outdoor chores and recreation.  (And for our  (more…)

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Animal Companions Enhance and Deepen Self Care Time

Posted on March 19, 2013 by , under Self-Care Time.



Animal companions are warm and silent (or not-so-silent) presences in many of our lives.  To the degree that we are open to them, our animal companions offer depths of connection and caring that enhance our lives … and our moments … in wonderful and sometimes surprising ways.

Animal companions refresh me!

In the hustle and bustle of your daily life, how often does your  (more…)

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Sleep Time Soothes and Refreshes: Use Affirmations to Get the Rest You Need

Posted on January 17, 2013 by , under Self-Care Time.

Sleep Time Soothes and RefreshesSleep time is such an important part of each and every day.  It nourishes and sustains our minds, our bodies, and our spirits.

Yet, our sleep time is often squeezed by  (more…)

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Exercise for Health in 2013: Keep Yourself Going with Affirmations!

Posted on January 3, 2013 by , under Self-Care Time, Time and Energy.

exercise, time and energyExercise is a fundamental key to a healthy lifestyle.  And yet, for busy people, exercise is often the thing that gets shelved to make way for other responsibilities and tasks.

But here’s the thing:  exercise is one of the most energizing and stress-reducing activities you can engage in.  When you skip it, you are  (more…)

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