Nourish Yourself This Weekend with This ONE Time Tip

What do you have on your docket this weekend? Is it going to be packed with activities? Well, here’s something I’d like you to think about for a second. Productivity has its limits… Finding Time to plan ahead is a powerful tool for making the most of your time and energy. And planning in some…

Keep Exercise on Your Radar, No Matter Where You Are or What Day It Is

Exercise is a self-care skill that is vital to your well-being. But often it’s something we all postpone or ‘forget’ when we get busy. And there’s no denying that finding time for physical activity can be a challenge. That’s especially true when the weather isn’t conducive to getting outside.  It’s also true at busy times,…

Self-Care Time is Practical Nourishment for Your Soul

Finding time for you isn’t self-indulgent. Think of it as practical nourishment. In fact, it’s one of the best productivity and stress management tools you can ever find. And yet, self-care is often seen as selfish. It’s a misperception, and it’s very damaging. So, do you want to find time to make the most of the…

Finding Time — A Gift to Give Yourself, Right Here, Right Now

Finding time, whenever you’re able to do it, is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself. And finding time isn’t something magical, it’s a skill that you develop with practice and patience. So, that means it’s within your reach, no matter what. Maybe you’re dealing with a crisis. Or maybe you have a…

What Do Peaches Have to Do with Your Values and Your Self-Care Skills?

Yes, peach season is upon us. IN fact, we’re in the thick of it, and we’re having a bumper crop here in New Hampshire after last year’s disappointing harvest. It’s hard to believe we are now looking back at Labor Day. And it feels like I was celebrating the arrival of our blueberries just yesterday.…

Life Bot and Alexa — New Productivity and Self-Care Possibilities Abound

Life Bot is a new addition to the skill set of Amazon’s popular digital assistant, Alexa.  Its aim is twofold: to make Alexa more useful in managing your daily routines and, ultimately, to enhance Alexa’s skills by learning your personal preferences over time.   Life Bot – What can it do now? Right now, Life Bot’s…

Self-Care and Strong Boundaries — A Power Combo for the Ages.

Self-care doesn’t necessarily come naturally. No, indeed, it’s a skill that you develop with practice. And strong boundaries are a key ingredient in your efforts to take good care of yourself. You might think that self-care would be easier during vacations and holidays when you have more time. But is that really true? Step back…