A Walk Around the Lake is a Gift that Keeps Giving

What do I mean when I write about taking a walk around the lake? The phrase comes from one of my favorite quotations about the fundamental value of self-care. For me, it highlights the simplicity and accessibility of any act of self-care. And it also underscores its importance. The poet Wallace Stevens wrote: Perhaps the…

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…

Slow Down and Breathe to Reclaim Your Energy and Your Time

When you slow down you give yourself space. In the midst of busy times there is nothing more rejuvenating! On some level, it doesn’t matter if you slow down for 30-seconds or 30-minutes. Simply making the choice to give yourself this gift means that you are in charge. And while making time to breathe and …

Slow Down to Catch Up-September’s Time Wisdom

Slow down!  How many time have you heard that advice…from your grandparents, long ago…from your doctor, perhaps…from spiritual advisers,,,even from a small, wise voice inside. Well, now your time management expert is telling you that, too. It’s the single best way to re-group, re-focus, and re-energize yourself.  It costs nothing, and all it takes is…

Slow Down, Savor, and Deepen Your Life in Time

“Slow down, you move too fast; you’ve got to make the morning last …” Remember that song from the ’60’s? Finding time to slow down – or to “stop and smell the roses”  – might be advice that feels so familiar that it seems like a cliché.  But there’s a great deal of wisdom there. It can be a challenge,…

Stop! In the Name of Living Your Moments

“Stop! In the Name of Love” – remember that 1965 hit by the Supremes?  I’ve got an important variation on that theme to share with you today. It’s about finding time to “stop and smell the roses” – a piece of advice that you may also remember hearing. This saying harbors a great 

Google Penguin, PicMonkey and Transitions Top August’s Menagerie of Timely Tips

Google Penguin and PicMonkey were among the top time tips featured in August on The Time Finder. Let’s run through the list now, as we start a new month by looking back at some of the highlights (based on reader preferences) from