Self-Advocacy Soars When Fueled by Empowered Compassion™

Adding Empowered Compassion™ to your time and energy toolbox is a step that allows you to employ the power of self-advocacy to take your self-care to a whole new level. Giving yourself time to revitalize, re-energize, and refuel isn’t always easy. This is especially true when life gets busy. Self-advocacy is a much-needed skill in…

Tracking and Attaining Your Fitness Goals

Did you set any fitness goals for yourself this month? And if so, do you use wearable devices to track your exercise and self-care activities? I’ve found my Fitbit to be a really helpful tool for a number of years now. It allows me to track my exercise regimen, along with some other self-care efforts without…

Nurturing Spaces are Your Self-Care Foundation

Nurturing spaces provide a solid base for your self-care efforts. Indeed, when your environment is geared to nurture and sustain you, your self-care efforts become, in many ways, a natural extension of your space. In the Finding Time E-zine, we have explored ways to create nurturing spaces for yourself. And we’ve also looked at the…

Finding Balance — 5 Tips Help You Get There and Stay There

Your ability to find balance is influenced by lots of things in your life. There’s your personal history.  Pause and think about it: Who were your role models and how did they exhibit this life skill? There’s the energy you bring. And then there are your priorities and your values. And, perhaps most fundamentally, there…

Slow Down to Move F-A-R — A September Self-Care Thought

Slow down. Remember racing around the yard or through the living room and hearing those words? Indeed, how many time have you heard that advice? Maybe it was from your parents or grandparents, long ago, and you chafed at it. More recently, have you heard it from your partner, or your doctor, perhaps? Or from…

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…

Flexible Focus and Self-Care — Here’s Your Key to Health and Success

Flexible focus, as I noted in my post titled “Flexible Focus Keeps You Nimble, No Matter What Your Day Brings,” is a powerful, heart-based time tool. It’s one that I encourage you to explore for yourself. Especially in today’s world, when our focus is so easily divided, flexible focus enables you to stay on track,…