Relax and Enjoy Your Holiday Moments — Affirmations Help

Making time in your life to relax is often a challenge. And this is often especially true during the holiday season. Some people even experience the pressure to relax and enjoy this time as debilitating. And the truth is, if you are not able to relax, there’s a good possibility that stress will drain your…

Self-Care Choices and the Holidays — It Just Takes 30 Seconds

Your experience of each moment, and of your life, is determined by your time choices. And this may be most true in relation to your self-care choices.  And I don’t just mean the big choices. It’s right down to the smallest self-care choices you make. So, that’s a very powerful fact to assimilate: The choices you…

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…