Looking for Balance in Your Life? Start Here

Balance is something that lots of folks strive for. But what does it actually mean to you? It’s different for each of us, but that fact sometimes gets lost. Did you ever play the game “Statue” in your neighborhood? I remember lots of long summer evenings doing this. It was an exhilarating challenge to run around and then,…

Find Focus Fast — Right Now!

Finding focus when you’re under stress is challenging – and yet it’s vital to your success. Picture yourself at work with a deadline approaching, your phone ringing, co-workers knocking on your door with questions … can you see it? Focus is what you need to meet your deadline – and focus is exactly what you…

Choosing to Savor in Stillness Transforms Your Time

Choosing is a complex and often unconscious process. Whether it’s choosing what’s ‘best’ or choosing what we want, or making choices based on other considerations, we are constantly choosing. We do it hundreds of times each day – choosing. One moment it’s an active choice and maybe the next 

Your Present Moment-Stillness, Choice and Transformation

Your present moment – this moment – the one you are in right now – is the intersection between your past and your future. If you let them, your time choices come alive in this moment. At once profound and mysterious, your present moment is a place of stillness.  As you allow yourself to settle in…

Animal Companions Enhance and Deepen Self Care Time

Animal companions are warm and silent (or not-so-silent) presences in many of our lives.  To the degree that we are open to them, our animal companions offer depths of connection and caring that enhance our lives … and our moments … in wonderful and sometimes surprising ways. Animal companions refresh me! In the hustle and…

Time Balance: Finding It and Keeping It

Time balance can be an elusive concept.  It’s vital to our well-being, but what is it, really?  And how do we achieve it? The obvious answer is that time balance involves equal parts of different activities like 

Finding Time for Self Care: Do You Know What You Need?

Time management skills are powerful keys to productivity; and one of the basic elements in optimizing your efficiency and effectiveness is self care. It can be a challenge, especially when you are very busy, to slow down and take care of yourself.  But when you invest in self care, the pay-off is big!  (Conversely,