Open to the New Each Day, Each Moment, Starting Right Now

Each day, each moment, you hold much more power in your hands than you probably realize. For example, every morning you make a choice about how you’ll greet your new day. Choosing to open up to the new is an enriching decision that you have the power to make in every single moment of your…

Focus and Finding Time – What Children Teach Us

Focus is one of the keys to your productivity and time success. And finding time by finding focus is a fascination of mine. In part that’s because the rich experience of being present and focused isn’t easy to come by these days. We are constantly bombarded with information and other input. Distraction is more the…

Morning Moment — A New Day and a Pause to Take It All In

Morning moment, morning light. It’s the morning after the shortest day of the year. This new day, I greet a snowy sunrise and enjoy a quiet moment. Here in my silent office the clock ticks. Wan morning light moves slowly up my windowpane, casting dim shadows as the day brightens.  I sip my tea and…

Gratitude and You – The Transformative Power of Thankfulness

Gratitude is in the air. As Thanksgiving approaches, those of us who live in the United States prepare to celebrate what we are grateful for. For many it’s a day of reflection, of family gatherings, and of thankfulness. But why do we reflect and appreciate in this way just once a year? I wonder about this…

Ask Paula – I’d Like to Savor My Time, But How Can I? I’m Just Too Busy!

Yesterday I shared 5 Tips to help you savor your moments while you traverse transitions. That prompted the following question from Nancy in Rockport, Massachusetts: I love autumn, and appreciate your encouragement to enjoy it. But my business is tourist-based, and I feel swamped with special demands. How can I find time for myself when I’m working double-time to…

Your Personal Power Boost — Get One Step Beyond Stuck!

Personal power is about the time choices you make in each and every moment. It’s isn’t a magical quality that you’re born with. No, not at all! Personal power is right within your hands, in each moment. It’s a direct result of your choice-making. So today, let’s see how far you can venture, simply by making the…

Start Your Day in a Nurturing Way with This Timely Tip!

How do you usually start your day? For many, many people, a computer, tablet or phone is the first thing their waking eyes see. What this does is plunge you right into the world of social networking, tasks, and news — all before you’ve even brushed your teeth. So, when it comes to giving yourself…