Cleaning Out and Letting Go — How to Free Yourself This Spring

Cleaning out and letting go are definitely phrases that I associate with springtime. As the world turns toward a new season, my thoughts turn toward personal rituals of renewal. And sometimes that means cleaning out and letting go. It’s an important activity, both relative to ‘stuff’ and to our inner lives. Think of it as…

Holding On Holds You Back — How to Let Go and Keep Moving

Holding on during times of transition is a surefire way to stay stuck. So, what’s a better course? Well, life is filled with flux. The movement of our planet means that our environment is changing all the time.  Right now if you’re in the northern hemisphere, autumn is here. In the southern hemisphere, it’s spring.…

Success Exercise: Making Your Success Truly Yours

In a previous post, we looked at the definition of success and the profound effect it has on how you use your time. Today I’m going to be digging deeper with a success exercise to help you uncover how you define success. Why is this important? It’s all-too-easy to spend precious years of your life…

Let Go of Perfectionism and Let Your Holidays Be Real

Letting go of perfectionism allows you to enjoy your holidays more fully. This is because it lets you be grounded solidly in your moments. You are free to be present to all that the season offers. On the other hand, pursuing perfectionism sets you up to hold eternally unrealistic expectations. Let go and settle in……

De-cluttering and Your Time — Let Go and Simplify

What does de-cluttering have to do with time? Well, for one thing, we’re always looking for more time in our lives. It’s a universal quest. But what is time? Where is it and what does it feel like? While time is not visible, it is everywhere. It’s the medium in which we live, move and breathe, and it is…

Simplify. It’s a Caring Gift You Can Give Yourself Anytime

Finding time to simplify is a core self-care skill. I find it very helpful to think of it that way, rather than as a task for my To-Do List. Unfortunately, when it’s seen as a task, finding time to simplify often gets bumped when things get busy (which is most of the time). It never…

Spinning Your Tires? Get Unstuck by Opening Up and Letting Go

Feeling stuck is no fun. Especially when you’re busy or working on a deadline, getting unstuck becomes a priority. Yet the more stressed you feel, the harder it is to free yourself. Have you had that experience? When you’re stressed and stuck, spinning your tires faster isn’t going to help. And this is true, whether…