Don’t Wait

First, a reminder… Recently I mentioned that now is the time to use those special things you’ve been saving, such as the good dishes and glasses, the nice shirts you always save for special occasions, or the special soap someone gave you. I received some really sweet responses about how true it is that we… Read more »

The Art of Wasting Time

How do you define ‘wasted’ time? Is it time spent scrolling through social media? Maybe sitting in traffic or waiting in a long line? Having to go back and redo something that didn’t turn out as expected? Saying “Yes” too often and doing things you don’t really want to do? Do you ever get still… Read more »

Friendship

I’m inspired to write about the benefits of having good friends because I’ve just returned from a visit with a long-time bestie. We first met while training for a long-distance running event. There’s nothing like hours of running together during four months of training to get to know someone. And even though we are now… Read more »

Priorities

Are you a list maker? I love lists. I keep lists of tasks and to-do items, in both electronic and paper form. And I love crossing things off my lists and marking them as complete. If you’re a list person, you know that feeling of satisfaction. I also prioritize items on my list. Items on… Read more »

Benefits of Meditation

You may have noticed more articles and blog posts lately about meditation. I know I have. Perhaps it’s because we’ve just started a new year and starting a meditation practice is on many of our lists of intentions and goals to improve our lives. Meditation is simple to practice, costs little to nothing, and is… Read more »

Overwhelm Part Two

Response to my “Feeling Overwhelmed?” blog post has been, well, overwhelming. 😉 I’m glad the step-by-step approach was helpful and thanks for your follow-up questions. I wanted to go a little deeper in this post about a question I received from several readers just in case you have the same question. In the last post,… Read more »

How I Stop My Migraines

If you suffer from migraines or frequent headaches, you might benefit from my story about how I learned to control them. This happened a few months ago at the end of a stressful week. I was away from home, subjected to unfamiliar foods, constant exhaust fumes, and uncomfortable situations, both physical and emotional. The day… Read more »

I Am Safe

This is a little tool for those of us who wake up with what I call ’runaway mind.’ Minds that go from zero to 120 in the heartbeat that it takes to start the waking process…that precious time when you go from dream to almost eyes open. When everything that awaits your attention in the… Read more »

The First Thing You Need To Know About Relieving Stress

Now that you’ve researched and downloaded the tools you need to help reduce stress in your life, you’re all set to let go of all that stress. You’ve read about the methods to see how they work and you’ve listened to the audios (promising to actually practice them when you really need them) and now… Read more »

It’s Easy to Relax in Paradise!

You know the saying “It’s easy to be a guru on a mountain top”? How about this one: “It’s easy to relax in paradise”? 🙂 While I haven’t been able to establish guru status on a remote mountain somewhere, I have recently found myself unexpectedly in paradise in Bali! First, I am thankful. Bali has… Read more »