Capturing Creativity — When to Ride the Wave and When Not To

Capturing creativity when it comes is a skill well worth cultivating. And if you’re a busy person (and who isn’t these days) you know that finding time to manage your creative ideas can be a challenge.  Indeed, if you’ve pursued any kind of creative endeavor, you know how wonderful it can feel to be in…

A Walk Around the Lake is a Gift that Keeps Giving

What do I mean when I write about taking a walk around the lake? The phrase comes from one of my favorite quotations about the fundamental value of self-care. For me, it highlights the simplicity and accessibility of any act of self-care. And it also underscores its importance. The poet Wallace Stevens wrote: Perhaps the…

Greeting the Transitions of Aging — 3 Timely Tips

Greeting the transitions of aging is a topic that you may not reflexively welcome. And for that reason, readers and writers alike may tend to shy away from it. Indeed, ours is not a culture that is welcoming of the aging process.   And that’s somewhat understandable, as our mortality is so closely tied up…

These 3 P’s Help you Make Your Best Time Choices

You’ve heard of the 3 R’s, but what are the 3 P’s? They are your key to making time choices that help you use your time for whatever is most important to you. Making conscious time choices is a skill that serves you well, no matter what your goals are or what is happening in…

Inner Abundance — Claim It to Transform Your Time

What do I mean by ‘inner abundance’ and how does it impact your time? Well, read on, because this is life-changing. When you are so busy that you feel like you can’t squeeze in one more thing, you’re likely to feel overwhelmed and on edge. You are living in a world of scarcity when it…

When Times are Calm, Do You Still Set Boundaries?

Whether times are calm or stressful, time boundaries help shape your energy and your time. And yet, we are most likely to think about the need for boundaries when we are most stressed. Stressful times… Establishing and maintaining your time boundaries is a challenge anytime. And when you are under stress, it can be even…

Simplify and Declutter — It’s Much Easier Than You Think It Is

Finding time to simplify and declutter is a game-changer. And yet, if you’ve got ‘simplify and declutter’ on your to-do list, are you inclined to shy away from it? How often does it get bumped to the bottom of your list? The fact is that this activity is often on our radar, but on more…