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…

How to Move Forward by Creating a Personal Retreat

Creating a personal retreat is a profound act of self-care. It is also a powerful investment in your energy, efficiency, and effectiveness. Too many of us were raised to equate self-care with self-indulgence. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Many are learning, during this time of COVID, that deep reservoirs of resilience and energy…

Want More Energy for Autumn? Celebrate YOU as Summer Winds Down

When you celebrate YOU, you give yourself an energy boost no matter what. And who doesn’t need an energy boost right about now? Managing your energy is a key ingredient in caring for yourself. And as we move toward a new season, with so many unknowns ahead, self-care is even more important to your well-being.…

Making Time for Emptiness Fills You in Unexpected Ways

What do I mean when I write about ‘making time for emptiness’? Well, more often than not, we strive to fill each moment with activity, productivity, and efficiency. That might seem like a goal we’d all want to be aiming for. Who doesn’t want to be productive and live days filled with accomplishments? But it…

Wind Down and Relax This Weekend to Replenish Your Energy

Finding time to wind down and relax is one of the most rejuvenating gifts you can give yourself. It’s also a gift that’s one of the hardest to come by, it seems.  As we begin a weekend, I thought this would be a great time to talk about relaxation and to share a couple of…

Does Your Environment Nurture and Sustain You? If Not, Let’s Fix That.

Your environment has a profound impact on your energy. And yet, if you’re like many people, your awareness of your surroundings is sometimes spotty. So, today I want to look at some quick ways to give your self-care a big boost. It doesn’t need to take a lot of time. And it certainly doesn’t need…

Your Routines — Keep Them Fresh to Sustain Energy and Focus

Keeping your routines alive for yourself can be a challenge. That’s because your routines are founded on repetition. Repetition helps you be more efficient. AND repetition, by definition, is, well, repetitive. So if you’ve established routines to help accomplish repetitive tasks, how can you also keep things fresh for yourself? Your engagement. How you relate…