Take a Walk Around the Lake — Deepen into Yourself

What does it mean to deepen, and why is it important? It might seem counterintuitive, but finding time to pause and reflect always enhances your productivity and boosts your energy. Indeed, the simple act of taking a small break and a deep breath is rejuvenating. Why is that? It has to do with your energy, I…

Plan to Unplug – A Refreshing Gift to Give Yourself

When you unplug you give yourself a gift that has lots of positive ramifications for the quality of your life. And yet, while you might intend to give yourself a break from the on-line world, how often do you actually follow-through and do it? When you unplug you step away from the constant chatter of our…

Vacation Time Tips – 3 More Ideas to Find Time and Find Fun!

Vacation time is supposed to be a time to refresh yourself, reconnect with family and friends, and relax! But it’s easy to pack your vacation time with so many activities that, when all’s said and done, you may be more tired at the end of your ‘time off’ than you were when you started. Another pitfall of filling your vacation plate…

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 

Self-Care, Your Energy, and Transitional Time

Self-care is something that we’ll be writing more about in the coming weeks and months. That’s because if you’re not taking full responsibility for your self-care, you are daily sending yourself out into the world undernourished and unprepared. We would never do that to a child, or advise 

Your Work Rhythms-Know Them and Use Them to Optimize Your Time and Productivity

Our work rhythms are as unique as we are.  But one thing that’s true for all of us is that we each HAVE work rhythms. Our energy levels vary, and so there are times of day when we are naturally more energetic and, therefore, more productive.

Focus: 5 Tips to Find It, Keep It, and Find Time!

Focus is one of the most powerful time management skills in your toolbox.  It’s about being in the moment, and consciously choosing where you put your energy. Focus enhances your presence and productivity, and it’s a skill that we each need to bring to