Moving Your Body is a Gift That Keeps Giving

Moving your body is a fabulous and foundational self-care gift. It’s that simple, and you can give this to yourself, literally, any time. Creating time for a little exercise every day is vital to your well-being. And as you age, it becomes that much more important. So, moving my body, even if it’s not for…

Nourishing Yourself Is All About Knowing Yourself

Nourishing yourself isn’t just about what you eat. That’s an important part of the process, but when it comes to nourishing yourself I believe it’s best to take a much broader view. I like to think of nourishment as what keeps me going. So, for example, I am an introvert. That means that silence and…

Listen to Yourself for Your Self-Care Clues

Why is it important to listen to yourself? Well, your productivity starts with taking care of yourself.  And taking care of yourself starts with knowing what you need. So, how do you discover that? There’s just one more step. And this is where it all starts: Knowing what you need begins with finding time to…

How You Treat Yourself is Especially Important Right Now

How do you treat yourself on a daily basis? Your self-care is one of the best investments you ever make. And yet, how often do you let this drop to the bottom of the list. Busy times like the holiday season are fun AND they can strain relations, compound confusions, and end up leaving everyone…

Recharge Your Energy for the Holidays (and Any Days) with This Tip

When you recharge your energy, you are offering yourself a gift of sustainability. Not only does this enhance your productivity and allow you to keep going, but it’s also a powerful affirmation of your self-worth. And now that you’re in the midst of the holiday season, any gift of time and energy that you can…

Your Self-Care is Key, Today and Every Day

Yes, self-care is key, no matter what time of year it is. And finding time as the holiday season is upon us gets harder and harder, doesn’t it? This time of year, it’s so easy to get swept up and swept along in the rush and bustle. And ultimately that adds to stress while it…

Honoring Yourself With Self-Care is Your Most Important Job

Does honoring yourself with self-care seem like a foreign idea? Well, in our culture, that may be the case. But I would argue that self-care is job one for each of us. You know how the airplane safety instructions go, right? They always say to put the oxygen mask on yourself first. That way you’ll…