Your Exercise Time is Powerful Time — How to Step Up Your Game

Your exercise time is your key to staying ahead of the game no matter what challenges and opportunities life presents.  So, the single most important gift you can give yourself is to NEVER think that exercise time can’t be carved out in your day. Remind yourself that exercise possibilities are infinitely flexible.  The only limits…

Our Bodies Have So Much to Tell Us — Here’s How to Listen Better

Paying attention to the messages that our bodies send us can be one of the most helpful time choices we ever make. Yet it’s information we often ignore. But think about it: Who knows more about how you are feeling than YOU? More often than not, though, we aren’t aware of what our bodies are…

Start Each Day with a Gift to Yourself — How to Begin Well Every Morning

When you start each day in a planful and self-caring way, you give yourself an energy boost that is very sustaining. This is true no matter what challenges your day holds. And then as your day unfolds, you can draw upon the power that even a small gift to yourself.  This, in turn, dramatically affects…

Your Perfect Day — What It Looks Like and How to Give It to Yourself

What does a perfect day look like for you?  This isn’t about perfectionism, but about what makes your heart sing. So, have you thought about it?  Would you recognize a perfect day if you stumbled on one? Sometimes we get so caught up in our busy lives that we lose sight of what we most…

A Warm Bath and Work — How to Fit It All In and Thrive

A warm bath and time management? Really? When you’re managing competing needs and competing priorities, how do you make time for self-care? We face hard choices every day in our busy lives.  A reader raised one aspect of this challenge in an email the other day. And I was especially interested in the way that…

Don’t Know What You Need? Here’s How Listening Helps

When you know what you need, it’s a lot easier to give it to yourself. And, as you’re probably well aware by now, being productive starts with taking care of yourself.  And taking care of yourself starts with having a clear idea of what you need. So start here: Knowing what you need begins with…

Coping with Clutter — How to Become the Boss

Coping with clutter, whether it’s in your space, your time, or in your mind is one of the biggest challenges that we face in this day and age.  During this time, many people are at home more. Perhaps you are working from home and your kids are also at home because their schools are working…