Reclaim Your Energy and Joy by Silencing Self Criticism

How will you reclaim your energy when so many things clamor for it? Well, living each moment to its fullest is right at the core of heart-based time management.  How wonderfully full of possibilities life looks, feels, and actually is when you are present and open, and have full access to our energy, heart, intelligence,…

The Little Things — How Appreciation Enlarges Them and You

The little things may not be so little after all. Indeed, when you make time to appreciate the little things, you give yourself one of life’s greatest joys.  Unfortunately, though, when we get caught up in all the challenges of our busy days, this is a joy that we often neglect to give ourselves. In…

Your Health — Affirm Its Importance by Making Time for Exercise

Your health is fundamental to your well-being. And exercise is a fundamental key to a healthy lifestyle.   But for busy people, exercise is often the thing that gets shelved to make way for other responsibilities and tasks. So, here’s the thing:  Exercise is one of the most energizing and stress-reducing activities you can engage…

In These Hard Times, How Gratitude Makes a Difference

Hard times are the times when gratitude makes the biggest difference. And yet, hard times are also the times when it can be most challenging to find gratitude in your heart. The times we have been living through may well rank among the most difficult in our lives. And finding gratitude may have seemed impossible…

Fear Robs You of Time and Energy — How to Change That in 2021

Fear robs you of confidence and creativity. It also wastes your time and siphons off your energy into dead-end worries and what-ifs. Sometimes fear is founded in reality. But quite often it is unrealistic and unnecessary. And so much of what we fear is actually about the stories we learned in our families, and the…

Darkness and Light — How to Live With the Changes and Thrive

Darkness and light are much on our minds at the time of the Winter Solstice. And the contrast of darkness and light is the foundational theme embedded in the rituals of this season in so many traditions. So, celebrating and welcoming the light is what this holiday time is about in the northern hemisphere, no…

Feeling Gratitude — How It Changes Your Energy and Experience of Time

Feeling gratitude and then expressing it expands your heart, adds to your joy, and boosts your energy whenever you do it. It’s amazingly powerful — the way that feeling gratitude affects our energy and, by extension, our lives.  Gratitude is about how you look at your world, how you move through your days, and how…