How Do You Start Your Day? It Matters, and This Helps…

The importance of how you start your day really can’t be over-estimated. Henry David Thoreau knew this and summed it up simply and concisely when he wrote, “An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” Indeed, the start of your day sets the tone and establishes the foundation for everything that follows. So, you…

Slow Down to Move F-A-R — A September Self-Care Thought

Slow down. Remember racing around the yard or through the living room and hearing those words? Indeed, how many time have you heard that advice? Maybe it was from your parents or grandparents, long ago, and you chafed at it. More recently, have you heard it from your partner, or your doctor, perhaps? Or from…

Flexible Focus and Self-Care — Here’s Your Key to Health and Success

Flexible focus, as I noted in my post titled “Flexible Focus Keeps You Nimble, No Matter What Your Day Brings,” is a powerful, heart-based time tool. It’s one that I encourage you to explore for yourself. Especially in today’s world, when our focus is so easily divided, flexible focus enables you to stay on track,…

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…