Tag Archives: self-care

How to “Get It All Done”—Part 1

At one of the first coaching retreats I attended, my coach stood in front of the room and drew five circles on the white board. She explained that the most roles any one person could successfully fill was five—what roles… more →

What My Peri-Menopause Has to Do With You

I sat down today to write an utterly compelling post designed to inspire the handful of you reading this who have been thinking of writing a book for months (or years) (or decades) to check out the cool new book… more →

The Busier You Are, the More You Need This

“The degree to which you do not believe you have time to spend ten minutes sitting quietly is the degree to which you desperately need to spend ten minutes sitting quietly.”  — Donna Farhi, in Bringing Yoga to Life It’s… more →

What I’ve Learned After Two Days Alone

As I write this, I’ve been on a solo writing retreat in Brunswick, Maine for almost 48 hours. It is heaven. Here’s what I love about it: No interruptions Don’t have to talk to anyone, much less three people at… more →

Stop Overwhelm In Its Tracks With This Question

  Feeling overwhelmed is the pits. It feels like there is so much coming at you that you are drowning, you are powerless, you are rendered incapable of even thinking clearly. Which makes overwhelm extremely tricky, because how can you… more →

So You Think You Don’t Have Time for You

My kids spent the past weekend at my Dad’s house. It was heaven! They had a great time, and my husband and I had that most precious commodity—down time. Or rather, a chance to choose how we spent every minute… more →

How Much Meditating Is Enough?

I recently had the good fortune to attend a mini meditation workshop with Sharon
Salzberg, where I had the chance to ask one of my most pressing questions about meditation.

Self-Care Shout-Outs

If you practice an ancient self-care ritual–such as yoga or tai chi–think of all the people who have talked to one another over the last three thousand years, keeping the discipline alive and making your practice possible.