Boost Your Courage and Nourish Yourself with Love

When times get hard you can boost your courage whenever you choose. That may sound like a tall tale, but it truly isn’t. Any time you are asked, by life or by your own choices, to explore in new directions, you have to stretch. And that stretch that will both challenge and nourish you.  It…

Moving Your Body is a Gift That Keeps Giving

Moving your body is a fabulous and foundational self-care gift. It’s that simple, and you can give this to yourself, literally, any time. Creating time for a little exercise every day is vital to your well-being. And as you age, it becomes that much more important. So, moving my body, even if it’s not for…

Nourishing Yourself Is All About Knowing Yourself

Nourishing yourself isn’t just about what you eat. That’s an important part of the process, but when it comes to nourishing yourself I believe it’s best to take a much broader view. I like to think of nourishment as what keeps me going. So, for example, I am an introvert. That means that silence and…

Listen to Yourself for Your Self-Care Clues

Why is it important to listen to yourself? Well, your productivity starts with taking care of yourself.  And taking care of yourself starts with knowing what you need. So, how do you discover that? There’s just one more step. And this is where it all starts: Knowing what you need begins with finding time to…

How You Treat Yourself is Especially Important Right Now

How do you treat yourself on a daily basis? Your self-care is one of the best investments you ever make. And yet, how often do you let this drop to the bottom of the list. Busy times like the holiday season are fun AND they can strain relations, compound confusions, and end up leaving everyone…

Ready to ‘Fall Back’ and Let Go of Daylight Saving Time?

Yes, if you live in most places in the States, it’s time to let go of Daylight Saving Time. And, finding time to begin and end this time each year is a ritual that most of us here in the United States are very familiar with.  For many people, at least on the surface of…

Honoring Yourself With Self-Care is Your Most Important Job

Does honoring yourself with self-care seem like a foreign idea? Well, in our culture, that may be the case. But I would argue that self-care is job one for each of us. You know how the airplane safety instructions go, right? They always say to put the oxygen mask on yourself first. That way you’ll…