A Pause That Refreshes — Do It Today

When you pause in the midst of your busy day, you give yourself a gift. It’s that simple and that dependable. So, pause right now and take three deep breaths. Don’t keep reading. Actually do it. You’ve just given yourself a small message that you are important and that being in your moment, right now,…

The Easiest Self-Care Boost Ever? Think Chewing.

Wait. Chewing is a self-care skill? Bear with me here. Especially for the busiest among us, chewing is an activity that has profound benefits and that we seldom, if ever, think about. The reality of our everyday lives is that self-care is often the thing that falls to the bottom of our list of things…

Deepen Your Moments by Keeping Your Routines and Rituals Fresh

Routines and rituals help you be more efficient and effective with your time. But when they become rote, they lose some of their unique power and you lose your connection to your moments. In fact, when a ritual becomes rote it is no longer a deepening experience and is more like a routine. So putting…

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……

Does Perfectionism Poison Your Moments? Well, This Helps…

Whether you’re 16 or 66, one of the biggest time thieves going is what I call ‘Perfectionism Poison.’ Sometimes it’s subtle – sometimes it’s glaring. But on any and every level, perfectionism exerts a paralyzing influence. So, does perfectionism poison you?  If so, the first challenge is to recognize it. Only when you see it can you apply…

Upgrade Your Time Skills Today with These 7 Timely Tips

Your time skills affect everything about your life. The good news is that skills aren’t magical. No, in fact, you develop and sharpen them through practice. So, here are some time skills for your consideration. Having them in your time toolbox will help you make time choices that enhance your productivity, as well as your…

Finding Fullness: Your Values and Time Choices Define Your Moments

If you find yourself feeling overwhelmed about your choices or struggling with competing priorities, that’s a good sign that you may need to step back and do some values clarification. This doesn’t need to be a lengthy or unpleasant task. Think of it as a friendly dialogue with yourself. It’s a wonderful way to get re-acquainted.…