6 Ways To Take Care of Yourself

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You spend most of your days (and nights) racing around helping everyone and taking care of everything that needs your attention.  Those who give to others, rarely take enough time for themselves.  From volunteering to being a parent, the energy that life requires can suck us dry.  Here are some ways to replenish your body, mind and spirit. * train yourself like you train a dog or cat by using ...

What You Need To Know Today

What You Need To Know Today

These are things you need to know today.  Right now.  Stop what you're doing and give yourself a break to read them.  Don't just skim, absorb them.  Jot them down in your planner.  Email them to a friend. Carry Less We go through life racing from one thing to the next.  I'm the biggest offender of carrying too much, literally and figuratively.  Often I'll be racing from room to room with my ...

What Happened When I Went Without A Mirror For A Month

What Happened When I Went Without A Mirror, For A Month

I've been telling you about how I spent some time on an island this summer.  When I talk about not having a mirror, it makes the whole island seem uncivilized and this isn't the case.  It's just our house.  It's always been a summer home and no one installed mirrors.  And when I tell you that we don't have mirrors, that's not exactly true.  There are some mirrors in the house.  They are small, and ...

Five Life Changing Books

Favorite Books

I love books.  I love reading.  I don't have enough time for it, but I try to make it a point to find a few moments each day to read.  Sometimes I've been known to multi task and I read on the spin bike in my home gym, or I read while I'm waiting for an appointment to begin.  I am single handedly keeping my librarians busy with all of the books I request and borrow from my library.  I might be the ...

What To Do When You Feel Stuck

What To Do When You Feel Stuck

Feeling stuck happens to all of us.  We all have big dreams, but our daily lives seem to get in the way.  It's hard to break out of our routine and make big things happen.  Our responsibilities, calendars and families all keep us running to and fro, leaving very little time for ourselves.  With all of this, it's easy to feel like things will never change.  Here are a few ways you can make big ...

What Yoga Has Taught Me About Organizing

What Yoga Has Taught Me About Organizing

I have been practicing yoga for a few years now.  I will admit, I have had lapses in those years.  My schedule gets crazy and I convince myself that I don't have time to attend.  However, when I start going, it is at those times I feel like my best self.  Everything seems clearer and more attainable.  However, I'm not here to convince you to head to a yoga class.  I'm here to tell you how it ...

35 Easy Ways To Spread Kindness

35 Easy Ways to Spread Kindness

There's a saying about too much of a good thing.  Well I disagree with it.  I don't think you can have too much kindness.  You never know how hard someone else's life is or what kind of day they are having.  I do know that we can all use a little more kindness in our lives.  There are some simple and inexpensive or free ways you can spread kindness today.  Let me know what you'd add to this ...

Our Top 6 Blog Posts

Our Top 6 Blog Posts

While I never like to repeat material, I wanted to round up our top six most read blog posts for you in case you missed one of them along the way.  Love them?  Let me know?  Want me to write about something else?  Let me know what too!  I read and respond to every comment! Find out how to turn around a bad day with our tips in this blog ...

6 Steps To Creating A Vision Board

Creating A Vision Board

You've probably heard about vision boards.  They have been made popular by celebrities like Oprah.  A vision board is a collection of pictures describing your long term goals and life's aspirations.  You can use vision boards to meet a specific career goal, financial goal or to live the life you have imagined in your head.  Want to know how to put one together?   Here's how: 1. ...

7 Ways To Make Your Day Better NOW

7 Ways To Make Your Day Better NOW

As I sit here and write this I'm having one of those days.  You know which days...where everything seems harder than it is and you'd rather crawl back under the covers than face one more minute at your desk.  So how do you over come days like this?  Here are the steps I take....they aren't scientific by any means, but they work for me :) 1.  Coffee.  It's not just the caffeine that gives ...