Manage Sudden Change — Ideas for Responding to the Unexpected

How to manage sudden change is a challenge that’s much on people’s minds these days as the world struggles to manage Covid-19. I recently had a very timely question from a reader. It wasn’t specifically about the coronavirus. But it was spot on about how to manage sudden change when it visits your life. So…

Moving Your Body is a Gift That Keeps Giving

Moving your body is a fabulous and foundational self-care gift. It’s that simple, and you can give this to yourself, literally, any time. Creating time for a little exercise every day is vital to your well-being. And as you age, it becomes that much more important. So, moving my body, even if it’s not for…

Don’t Let Springing Forward Set You Back

Springing forward when Daylight Saving Time arrives is a challenge for many.  So, today I want to share some Daylight Saving facts, along with 3 tips for keeping yourself healthy as you move through this transition. The bottom line is that, while springing forward is disruptive in many ways, it doesn’t have to set you…

Nourishing Yourself Is All About Knowing Yourself

Nourishing yourself isn’t just about what you eat. That’s an important part of the process, but when it comes to nourishing yourself I believe it’s best to take a much broader view. I like to think of nourishment as what keeps me going. So, for example, I am an introvert. That means that silence and…

Listen to Yourself for Your Self-Care Clues

Why is it important to listen to yourself? Well, your productivity starts with taking care of yourself.  And taking care of yourself starts with knowing what you need. So, how do you discover that? There’s just one more step. And this is where it all starts: Knowing what you need begins with finding time to…

Daylight Saving: Are You Ready to Spring Forward?

Yes, Daylight Saving Time starts next weekend. And giving yourself a chance to adjust to “springing ahead” next weekend is an excellent self-care choice. Why? Well, the change from Standard to Daylight Saving Time is a jolt to your system.  And as we age, we may feel that impact even more. So, there are many…

3 Tips to Enhance Your Energy and Lower Your Stress

When you lower your stress you enhance your energy, expand your perspective, and transform your time.   You feel better and you get more done. Yet the reality is that, for most of us, the hustle, bustle, and challenges of everyday life have our stress levels inching up each day.  It can be overwhelming. On…