Don’t Let Springing Forward Set You Back

Springing forward when Daylight Saving Time arrives is a challenge for many.  So, today I want to share some Daylight Saving facts, along with 3 tips for keeping yourself healthy as you move through this transition. The bottom line is that, while springing forward is disruptive in many ways, it doesn’t have to set you…

Daylight Saving: Are You Ready to Spring Forward?

Yes, Daylight Saving Time starts next weekend. And giving yourself a chance to adjust to “springing ahead” next weekend is an excellent self-care choice. Why? Well, the change from Standard to Daylight Saving Time is a jolt to your system.  And as we age, we may feel that impact even more. So, there are many…

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…

Lack of Sleep is So Debilitating. And Small Gains Really Help.

Getting enough sleep is among the greatest challenges that many people face in today’s busy world. Are you chronically short on rest? If so, you’re not alone, AND your energy, productivity, health, and enjoyment of your moments are all suffering for it. And for children, the impact of inadequate rest time is even more debilitating and…

Sleep Giving You the Run-Around? Well, Here’s What Helps…

Sleep is like water. Without it, you can’t sustain life for very long. And yet sleep is elusive for lots of us. Last night I had a hard time getting to sleep. We’ve had to have our faithful, 30-year old furnace replaced. That’s disrupted just about everything. Between the noise, the smells, and things being topsy-turvy,…

Flexibility May Be the Missing Ingredient When You’re Stuck

Flexibility is an important time skill. It allows you to put your own unique ‘stamp’ on the tools in your time management toolbox. That’s because ‘one size fits all’ certainly is NOT the case when it comes to managing your time. Indeed, if your stance toward time management is rigid, you are going to run…

Sleep, Your Energy, Your Productivity and Your Time!

Your sleep is so important!  And yet, when it comes to self-care and time management, sleep time is often what we sacrifice to get just-one-more-thing done. While that “one-more-thing” may seem very important in the moment, when it sets