Pause to De-Stress and Step Into Your Moments Again

When you pause in the midst of busy times you immediately reduce your stress. But choosing to take a moment to pause and let go of stress is a challenge. This is especially true when your tasks are pressing and time feels like it is rushing by. The thought of pausing in the midst of…

Too Many Top Priorities? Try This…

Setting priorities is a powerful way to organize yourself. It’s a time skill that helps you organize and order your daily activities. And yet, it isn’t always simple. Here’s a recent question from a reader that illustrates a common challenge that people face when prioritizing. See if it resonates for you… Carol of Trenton, New…

Declutter Your To-Do List and Get More Done

When you declutter your to-do list you give yourself a huge productivity boost. Think about it. We all know that finding time to complete the items on your to-do list is an ongoing challenge.  During the holiday season, it’s a challenge that often becomes especially difficult. So, this morning, I invite you to take a step…

Listen to Yourself and Learn What You Truly Need Today and Every Day

When you listen you learn. And when you listen to yourself, you may be especially surprised at what you learn. Yet, finding time to really listen to yourself seems a challenge that defeats many of us. It’s so important, and it sounds so easy. But more often than not, it seems to be the last…

Exercise is a Fundamental Self-Care Skill and This Helps You Keep It Going

Finding time for exercise is often the thing that falls to the bottom of your to-do list. This is especially true when life gets busy. And yet, it’s making time for exercise and other kinds of self-care activities that gives you access to your best energy. This, in turn, enhances what you bring to the…

Procrastination Stealing Your Time and Sapping Your Energy? This Helps…

Procrastination is a huge time and energy thief. And you know what else? It has a profound effect on your self-trust and your confidence. It nibbles away, undermining incrementally. Unnoticed at first, its effects are very debilitating in the long run. The habit of putting things off creates a vicious cycle that feeds on itself…

Breathing — Not only Does It Keep You Going, It Keeps You Calm

Breathing is foundational. It’s also generally not something we think about. And yet, finding time to breathe when you are busy can sometimes seem impossible. Slowing down is the last thing on your mind.  Indeed, “How can I squeeze in one more thing?” is what you’re more likely to ask. It’s a universal issue… I can…