Seasonal Rituals, Seasonal Chores, and the Seasons of Your Life

Seasonal rituals mark your passage through your days, months, and years. They come and go like clockwork. As you evolve, they evolve. They change with time, and they also serve as touchstones that help you see how you have changed. Seasonal rituals include mundane everyday tasks as well as more momentous markers of meaning and…

Nurturing Rituals for Opening and Closing Your Work Space

Rituals support you by integrating what unites body, mind, and spirit into daily activities. Unlike routines, rituals deepen your experience of your time, because they tap the energy of repetition and of mindfulness. Here’s a simple ritual Many years ago, I created rituals for entering and leaving my home office. They helped me focus and work at top efficiency. My…

Monday Morning or ANY Morning, Rituals Help You Start Your Day

Rituals help you deepen and enliven your experience whenever and wherever you find time for them. Indeed, that’s why I recommend creating rituals for yourself at various points in your day. And your morning is one of those places where a grounding and energizing moment can set the tone for everything that follows. This may…

Open to the New Each Day, Each Moment, Starting Right Now

Each day, each moment, you hold much more power in your hands than you probably realize. For example, every morning you make a choice about how you’ll greet your new day. Choosing to open up to the new is an enriching decision that you have the power to make in every single moment of your…

Boundaries and Your Holiday Planning – Find Your Comfort Zone

Time choices and time boundaries are your keys to finding time for what matters most to you. And, as the holidays draw closer and closer, what could be better that reducing your stress and increasing your enjoyment with these time tools? I’ve written here previously about creating de-stressed holidays for yourself and those near and…

Opening to the New – Choosing Powerfully in Each Moment

Opening to the new is a conscious choice that you have the power to make in each and every moment of your life. Every time you make this choice you give yourself the gift of a new beginning. And yet your time and what it can hold

Self-Care is Vital! 5 Rituals to Soothe, Energize and Find Time

Self-Care is key to your success and satisfaction no matter what your goals and responsibilities may be. Indeed, life gets way too busy. So busy, sometimes, that you may feel like you don’t have time to take care of yourself. But that’s a big mistake!