Listen to Yourself and Learn What You Truly Need Today and Every Day

When you listen you learn. And when you listen to yourself, you may be especially surprised at what you learn. Yet, finding time to really listen to yourself seems a challenge that defeats many of us. It’s so important, and it sounds so easy. But more often than not, it seems to be the last…

Relax and Unwind This Weekend with These Two Simple Steps

When you make the time to relax you are giving yourself a rejuvenating gift of power self-care. And yet, this incredible gift is often very hard to come by. Why is that? As we finish out the month of June and start a weekend, I thought this would be a great time to talk about…

Create a Nurturing Environment for Yourself Today and Everyday

Creating a nurturing environment for yourself is a surefire way to enhance your productivity, heighten your creativity, and boost your energy. So, how can you do this? Consider creating new flow in your surroundings. The ancient Chinese worked to unite the energies of the heavens and the earth in their homes. (Feng Shui literally translates to “wind-water.”) Western…

Exercise is a Fundamental Self-Care Skill and This Helps You Keep It Going

Finding time for exercise is often the thing that falls to the bottom of your to-do list. This is especially true when life gets busy. And yet, it’s making time for exercise and other kinds of self-care activities that gives you access to your best energy. This, in turn, enhances what you bring to the…

Finding Peace and Quiet is Key to Your Well-Being, and This Helps

Finding peace and quiet isn’t easy. Many days, you rush through your hours and are challenged to find any breathing space at all. Does that sound familiar? And peace and quiet sounds delicious, doesn’t it? Like dipping into a cool, deep well. So yes, peace and quiet is a consistent source of energy and nourishment. It’s…

How Silence and Emptiness Enrich Us — Consider This…

Emptiness isn’t a word that conjures fulfillment, at least not on first blush. But let’s step back and think about this. The reality is that filling each and every moment with activity, productivity and efficiency might seem like what we’d all be aiming for. But it will eventually leave us depleted. Why is that? On the…

Self-Care and Your Health — Make Them a Top Priority Today

Your health is the foundation of your well-being. And yet, finding time to stay healthy isn’t always the first thing on your to-do list. How often do you put other things ahead of health and self-care? Just pause and think about it. Whether it’s planning, preparing, and eating healthy meals, getting enough rest, getting exercise, tending…