Lack of Sleep is So Debilitating. And Small Gains Really Help.

Getting enough sleep is among the greatest challenges that many people face in today’s busy world. Are you chronically short on rest? If so, you’re not alone, AND your energy, productivity, health, and enjoyment of your moments are all suffering for it. And for children, the impact of inadequate rest time is even more debilitating and…

FitNotes Free Exercise App – Find Time to Track Your Fitness Routine

FitNotes is a free exercise app for your Android or iPhone. Have you heard of it? It was suggested to us by a reader in response to our post titled Exercise Apps – Here are Two Top Contenders to Help with Your Workout. FitNotes has been around for a number of years now, and it’s a…

Exercise Apps – Here are Two Top Contenders to Help with Your Workout

Exercise is one of the best gifts you can give yourself. On a chilly, rainy day, you might question that statement, but it’s really true. When it comes to self-care, your exercise regimen is one of the best time investments you can make. I recently wrote about some of the ways that exercise boosts your…

Exercise – A Quick Energy Boost Whenever You Need It

Finding time in your day or week for exercise can sometimes feel like trying to squeeze your foot into a shoe that’s too small. That’s especially true when you’re busy. But when are you not busy? You see, that’s the thing: If you wait for the right time, there’s a very good chance that you’ll never…

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

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 

Relaxation Tips to Refresh and Rejuvenate Your Time

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 

Fitbit Zombies? Your Time – Your Choice

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…