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…

Pause to De-Stress and Step Into Your Moments Again

When you pause in the midst of busy times you immediately reduce your stress. But choosing to take a moment to pause and let go of stress is a challenge. This is especially true when your tasks are pressing and time feels like it is rushing by. The thought of pausing in the midst of…

Take a Walk Around the Lake — Deepen into Yourself

What does it mean to deepen, and why is it important? It might seem counterintuitive, but finding time to pause and reflect always enhances your productivity and boosts your energy. Indeed, the simple act of taking a small break and a deep breath is rejuvenating. Why is that? It has to do with your energy, I…

Stop Making Your Life a Race with Friday as Your Finish Line

It’s not a race. But does your life sometimes feel like one? How often do you get home on Friday evening feeling drained and breathless, like you’ve just finished a road race? Or, during your week, do you hold onto Friday like it’s the finish line for your personal marathon? The light at the end of a…

Self-Care Rituals Soothe You and Refresh Your Time

Self-care is a fundamental key to our health, success and enjoyment of life. Yet, when our days get busy, self-care is often the thing that we set aside.  This can be especially true for many women, as we are socialized to place self-care rather low in our hierarchy of priorities.

Find Time to Let Reflection Points Refresh You Throughout Your Holiday Journey

Finding time to keep yourself present, energetic, and refreshed over the span of the holiday season can be a big challenge.  There’s so much to do, finding YOU time often gets lost in the shuffle.  That’s why I propose that you give yourself the gift of Reflection Points throughout your day, each and every day.…