Stalled and Stuck? The ‘5-More-Rule’ Gets You Moving Again

When you’ve stalled and your project is stuck, it feels just awful. Stress rises and creative ideas are suddenly elusive. You need to keep moving to accomplish your goals.  But how often do you feel drained and guilty because your energy has abandoned you and your projects have come to a grinding halt? Stalled projects…

Stress, Aging, and Your Energy — 3 Timely Tips

Energy.  It’s hard to come by sometimes. But the good news is that you can replenish it. So, does your work schedule have you stressed to the max? Or do you feel like you’re slowing down as you age and you just can’t accomplish what you used to in a day? Well, making time for…

Breathe, Just Breathe, and Release Your Stress

Stress is a huge energy drain. It eats into your productivity and certainly diminishes your experience of your moments. But just breathe to relieve it?  Really? What kinds of stressors do you experience in your life today? I have heard from friends that the 24-hour news cycle can be a great source of distraction and…

Stop, Breathe and Listen When You’re Stressed to the Max? Really?

When you are under pressure, stressed, or interrupted mid-project, the advice to stop, breathe and listen might seem counter-intuitive. But the reality is that sometimes a counter-intuitive step is what will help you more than anything else. So, while finding time to stop, breathe and listen when your instinct is to plow ahead can be…

What’s a Time Cushion? Well, Read This and Find Out.

If you’re someone who sews, I know you’ve heard of a pin cushion. But have you ever heard of a time cushion? Creating a time cushion for yourself is a powerful tool for reducing stress. How? Well, working ahead and creating a time cushion is your key to managing your time. This is especially true when…

Your Time Choices and Your Stress: Be Proactive and Feel the Relief

When you’re proactive you’re taking charge of your life and your time. This is one of the most powerful stress-reducers that exists. You’ll feel its power, no matter what is going on in your life. So, here’s one tip to get you started on tapping into your proactive time-power. Using this tip, you’ll develop solid…

Your Stress Profile — The More You Know About it the Better

Stress is insidious and debilitating. It eats at your peace of mind, robs you of sleep, adds pounds and wrinkles, and poisons your moments. But how much do you know about your own, personal stress profile? As universal as stress is, we all have unique triggers and thresholds. So, it’s vital to have a solid handle on…