Tag Archives: self-care

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 →

Some is Better Than None

Some Is Better Than None

Greetings from the whirlwind that is the beginning of fall! Here in Rhode Island we started school last week, and that’s always a bit jostling as we get back into a routine. Plus, Mercury (the planet of communications) went direct… more →

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 →