Create Some Quiet — A Holiday Gift for Yourself

When you create some quiet in your life, you give yourself a gift. And sometimes it’s a gift that’s hard to come by. Indeed, finding time to take a breath can be one of the most challenging undertakings in your daily life.  And yet, it is also one of the most rejuvenating gifts you can…

An Appointment With Yourself — Making Time for Self-Care

Making an appointment with yourself is one of the best ways to ensure that you give yourself what you need. Indeed, finding more time is just about the best thing going, don’t you agree?  But when you’re busy, time is hard to come by. And that’s especially true when it comes to time for self-care.…

Your Place — Create a Personal Sanctuary of Peace and Power

Your place in this world is, truly, something that you have the power to create for yourself in each and every moment. Is that something that you are consciously aware of? Or does it sometimes feel like you don’t really have a place of your own? Maybe you’ve tried to carve out some space, only…

Fitness on the Run — 5 Timely Tips for Your Health

What do I mean by fitness on the run? Well, as many or most of us know, exercise time can be tough to come by. Daily routines are hectic. Between getting ready for work, getting the kids ready for school, coming home and fixing dinner, cleaning up the house, and getting everyone, including yourself, to…

Listen to Your Heart to Find the Ground Under Your Feet

When you listen to your heart, you find yourself. And yet, how often do we actually do this? In our everyday lives, it can be a challenge to slow down and take a breath, let alone open up and listen to your heart. In the midst of everything that you need to do each day,…

Start Your Day Well — The Impact is Profound

Start your day well and you give yourself a boost that affects everything that follows. A good beginning makes all the difference. As Henry David Thoreau once wrote: “An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” If you think of the start of your day as the foundation for everything that follows, you…

Springtime Self-Care — How to Blossom and Thrive

Springtime self-care provides you with a solid base for this transitional time. Yes, it’s springtime here in the Northern Hemisphere. Can you feel it? The air softens as blossoms burst open and green returns to the once-frozen earth.  Vernal pools are alive with activity as we all open windows and turn our thoughts to gardens,…