Weed Out Clutter with Wisdom from the Garden

Weeding a Garden

Weed out clutter a bit at a time!

Clutter gets in your way, slows you down, and adds to your stress.  And the thing is, clutter doesn’t clear itself.

You have to take action.

But the task really doesn’t have to be overwhelming.  In fact, if you make it overwhelming for yourself, you can rest assured that  [Read more…]

Stress Stressing You Out? Try These 5 Timely Tips!

Stress and Your Time Choices

Stress doesn’t HAVE to stress you out!

Stress is a part of being alive – and managing stress is part of staying well and finding satisfaction in your life!

Maybe your stress comes from taking on too much. Maybe it comes from worrying, or from perfectionism. Or maybe you’re so stressed that you’re spinning your tires and feel like you don’t  [Read more…]

Procrastination Slowing You Down? 5 Tips to Find Time!

Procrastination Slowing You Down

Does procrastination sap your energy and slow you down?

Procrastination is a huge time, energy and confidence thief.

The habit of putting things off creates a vicious cycle that feeds on itself and fosters a spiral of negativity and discouragement.

It can be difficult to do things we don’t want to do. But procrastination doesn’t solve that problem – it just puts it off. The task always waits for you. [Read more…]

Relaxation Tips to Refresh and Rejuvenate Your Time

Relaxation Tips

Relaxation Tips to Keep You Going!

Relaxation isn’t usually at the top of anyone’s list of New Year’s Resolutions.

But, when it comes to being able to actually follow through on plans and aspirations, relaxation and self-care aren’t indulgences.

Indeed, I’d like to propose that you reframe relaxation as a responsibility in this New  [Read more…]

Stuck? Scared? Turn Toward Trouble and Find Time!

Stuck or scared

Stuck and scared? You can find time instead!

When you’re stuck, scared or just plain stymied, the temptation is to turn (or run) away from whatever you perceive as the problem.  It’s instinctual – a knee jerk reaction that may have saved us back when dinosaurs wandered the earth.

But it often doesn’t serve us now.  In fact, in many cases it’s about the worst thing you can do if you’re stuck or scared.  Turning away doesn’t make the  [Read more…]

Stress, Your Energy and Your Time – Helpful Affirmations

Stress Affirmations

Stress getting to you? Affirmations help!

Stress is a fact of life.  There’s no getting around it; BUT you can develop skills for managing it.

Managing your stress well contributes a LOT to your success – and even more importantly, to the quality of your relationships, your moments … and your life!

When it comes to stress management,  [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…]