Tag Archives: relaxation

29 Mindful Ways to Spend February 29th

Because 2020 is a leap year, we get an extra day on Saturday, February 29th. It’s a bonus day–kind of like the extra hour we get when we turn back the clocks in the fall, only times 24. And in… more →

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How I Learned to Check Email Less (Finally!)

Checking your email seems like such a productive thing to do, doesn’t it? It means you’re staying on top of things, being responsive, and dealing with things as they arise so that they don’t pile up. Or does it? If… more →

3 Ways to Give and Get More Love

Dionne Warwick sang it in 1966 but it’s still every bit as true today: What the world needs now is love, sweet, love. Aside from making you feel all warm and fuzzy, love is a force that compels us to… more →

3 Ways You’re Making the Holidays Harder Than They Need to Be

Holidays stressing you out? There are all kinds of factors we can lay the blame on—parties, school performances, year-end pleas for donations from non-profits and political candidates, relentless digital marketing from retailers trying to move some merchandise, trying to finish… more →

Give to Yourself Too

When you’re in the throes of shopping for holiday presents, donating to food drives, giving gifts to the bus monitor, planning and attending events to make the season special for the people you love, I just want you to remember:… more →

Your Mess Is Your Message

When we moved to Providence four years ago, I was nervous to tell the people I met what I did. What would happen if I told them I was a coach and the author of a book on reducing your… 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 →