Want to Bloom? Remember, It’s a Process, So Let It Unfold

If you want to bloom it’s important to know that it’s a process. Nature treats us to the fruits of the process every spring. But it starts long before we see the blossoms. We had one very warm, spring-like day this week. That led me to think about what’s involved in blossoming. It’s an excellent model…

Self-Care and You — Plan a Retreat to Tap New Energy

Finding time for self-care is an investment in your energy, efficiency, and effectiveness that repays you in ways you may not even be aware of. It is probably your most important time and energy skill. And yet it’s one that isn’t emphasized nearly enough. Over the past week or so we’ve been surveying our subscribers about…

2 Simple Tips to Help You Simplify, Declutter, and De-Stress

Have you noticed the light changing? Here in New Hampshire the darkness falls later and later, and I don’t know about you, but my thoughts are turning toward spring. Possibilities are expanding as the light returns. Simple pleasures beckon as the world opens to newness. Soon enough, buds will be bursting, windows will be thrown open, and we’ll…

Stressed to the Max? Step into Sacred Time to Deepen into Quiet

Do you feel like you’re drowning in stress? Well, strong time, or sacred time, offers an experience of your moments that is qualitatively different than everyday time. Different and deeper. When you are living with lots of stress, whatever its source, that not only affects your productivity and health.  It also affects the quality of your…

Time Boundaries Help You Stay in Sync with Your Values

Establishing boundaries in your life, no matter what the area, helps you stay focused and on track. And time boundaries are a powerful part of that process. Indeed, whether you’re talking about time boundaries, interpersonal boundaries, or lots of others, one thing is true: Our boundaries define who we are and what we value. So, how…

Monday Morning or ANY Morning, Rituals Help You Start Your Day

Rituals help you deepen and enliven your experience whenever and wherever you find time for them. Indeed, that’s why I recommend creating rituals for yourself at various points in your day. And your morning is one of those places where a grounding and energizing moment can set the tone for everything that follows. This may…

Clear Clutter to Free Up Energy and Time with These 3 Tips

Clutter makes every task harder and it drains your energy. It’s disturbing and unsettling. Things feel chaotic, unfinished and confusing. There’s just no getting around it. When you’re surrounded by clutter, you’re ultimately adding to your stress, while decreasing your chances of feeling settled and satisfied. Clearing clutter really helps. So, finding time for decluttering is…