Exercise on the Run: 5 Quick Fitness Tips for Finding Energy and Time!

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Exercise on the run!

Exercise time can be tough to come by. With your hectic daily routine – getting ready for work, getting the kids ready for school, a busy day at work, coming home and fixing dinner, cleaning up the house and getting everyone, including  [Read more…]

Fitbit Zombies? Your Time – Your Choice

Fitbit and Self-Care

Self-care and your Fitbit – a great team!

My Fitbit has been a very helpful addition to my exercise regimen and self-care efforts.  Do you have one?  (And do you use it?)

I appreciate its goal-setting flexibility and the way that it tracks my steps without my knowing.  (I used a pedometer for many years, but found it distracting and cumbersome.  The Fitbit, on the other hand, works away in the background as I go about my day, syncing with my computer when I’m  [Read more…]

Fitbit Fun: Self-Care, Your Energy, and Your Time

FitbitIf you haven’t yet encountered a Fitbit, let me introduce you!

Or better yet, let me have David Sedaris introduce you (this is taken from his recent, very entertaining piece titled “Living the Fitbit Life” in The New Yorker): [Read more…]

Self-Care, Your Energy, and Transitional Time

Self-Care and TransitionsSelf-care is something that we’ll be writing more about in the coming weeks and months.

That’s because if you’re not taking full responsibility for your self-care, you are daily sending yourself out into the world undernourished and unprepared. We would never do that to a child, or advise  [Read more…]

Overwhelmed? Stepping Away Can Save the Day!

OverwhelmedWhen you’re overwhelmed, what’s your first response?

For many of us, the knee-jerk reaction is to increase our efforts immediately … because we want to do something about that feeling. But working faster or harder or longer simply isn’t the optimal  [Read more…]