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…

Live Your Truth and Revitalize Your Energy and Time

What do I mean when I say, “Live your truth”? Well, for one thing, it’s going to be different for each of us. Finding time to pause and reflect will always enhance your productivity and boost your energy. AND it will help you live your truth. Hit the ‘Pause’ button: As a time management tool,…

Take a Walk Around the Lake — Deepen into Yourself

What does it mean to deepen, and why is it important? It might seem counterintuitive, but finding time to pause and reflect always enhances your productivity and boosts your energy. Indeed, the simple act of taking a small break and a deep breath is rejuvenating. Why is that? It has to do with your energy, I…

Find Time to Live from Your Unique and Powerful Place of Truth

Finding time to live authentically and powerfully in the world … walking, breathing, and choosing from the depth of our truest selves … is one of the most fundamental and rewarding challenges of our lives.  To meet that challenge, we are called to sift through all the different voices that speak to us and learn…

Find Time to Move by Being Still

Finding your own, authentic path forward in life often requires finding time to be still. This paradoxical fact has always fascinated me. I recently read a post by Alice Vlietstra on her Life Attractions blog that helped illuminate why this is so.  The post is titled “Freeing Yourself from the Prisons of the Past:  Mindsight.” …

Finding Time for Another Walk Around the Lake!

Finding time for yourself and for self-care is one of the most important – and most-often-neglected – time finding tasks you have!  We’ve written about this many times in the past – and will do so many times in the months and years to come, too.  It’s THAT important. Why? Self-care is the foundation on…

Finding Time for a Walk Around the Lake

Finding time to reflect is something that we’ve written about in The Time Finder from time to time.  We’ve looked at it in the context of self-care and of time choices, as well as time boundaries (making time for reflection points). Certainly these pauses are very grounding and energizing.  They are a way of re-connecting…