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…

Celebrating Yourself and Your Accomplishments is Your Job

As we navigate the New Year, many of us have made resolutions. Plans like finding time to exercise top many lists, I’m sure. And, indeed, activities like exercise are key ingredients in caring for yourself. But today I want to write about something even more fundamental than that particular self-care skill. It’s something that people…

Self-Care Choices and the Holidays — It Just Takes 30 Seconds

Your experience of each moment, and of your life, is determined by your time choices. And this may be most true in relation to your self-care choices.  And I don’t just mean the big choices. It’s right down to the smallest self-care choices you make. So, that’s a very powerful fact to assimilate: The choices you…

Self-Care and Your Health — Make Them a Top Priority Today

Your health is the foundation of your well-being. And yet, finding time to stay healthy isn’t always the first thing on your to-do list. How often do you put other things ahead of health and self-care? Just pause and think about it. Whether it’s planning, preparing, and eating healthy meals, getting enough rest, getting exercise, tending…

Overload and Stress Don’t Have to Be Your Everyday Baseline

Overload and stress sometimes feel like the new normal, don’t they? How often do you feel like you’re at the end of your rope? Frayed and frazzled and ready to snap? You use to-do lists and templates. You set time boundaries. But still, you arrive at the end of a typical day with overwhelm and stress…

Overwhelmed and Wondering — Is Self-Care Just Pie-in-the-Sky for Me?

Self-care is all too often a commitment that we make to ourselves and then don’t follow through on. Other priorities bump it out of the way, and it’s easy to start thinking that we’ll NEVER find time for ourselves. Well, yesterday we shared a post about time myths that we tell ourselves. And we offered some…

Nurturing Yourself – It’s Your Top Job!

Nurturing yourself is the #1 thing you can do to insure your time success. And yet, for many smart, busy people — women especially — it tends to be way down at the bottom of your priorities. Last week I wrote about learning to set aside scarcity and live in abundant time. Today I’m digging…