Continue reading “8 Self-Care Tips for Introverts Who Want to Live Better”
Being an introvert does not mean you are anti-social. It simply means that you prefer to spend more time alone, and that can have many benefits. Sometimes, though, this can lead to feelings of isolation. When it comes to practicing self-care, there are ways you can nurture your introverted side and still take care of your health.
Continue reading “Learning to Accept”
Acceptance is not tolerating and acceptance is definitely not approval. Acceptance and forgiveness are linked, in that one requires the other. Acceptance and surrender are similar in some ways, different in others. Acceptance is the first step in taking action against resignation and it is often the first step that leads to understanding. While acceptance may be linked to other concepts, nothing can take its place. Only by identifying and accepting the things you are struggling with can you begin to deal with them in positive, specific ways.
Continue reading “Motivated by Habit”
When you are excited to begin a new project or to start work on a BIG goal, motivation is high. Use that energy. It’s what gets you started. But use it to build new habits that keep you moving in the right direction. That’s what keeps you going. Tap into the power of motivation and the power of habits.
Continue reading “How Parents of Children with Disabilities can Create a Self-Care Plan That Works”
Caring for special needs children is no small task; it requires constant attention and dedication from parents who often put their own needs last to ensure their child receives the best care possible. It is essential for parents to practice self-care to avoid burnout and maintain the energy and stamina to be their best selves. You, your child, and your entire family will reap the benefits in the long run!
Continue reading “Take the Right Action at the Right Time”
Action is required to reach your BIG goals and in every area of your Excelerated Life™. Not just any action will do, however. Wrong action or the wrong time can lead to misunderstandings, inconvenience, even disaster. To have the maximum effectiveness, choose the right action at the right time.
Continue reading “Pillars of Flourishing”
You have the choice to flourish or flounder. By nourishing yourself in the five areas of human flourishing – happiness and life satisfaction, physical and mental health, meaning and purpose, character and virtue, and close social relationships – you are creating your own pillars of flourishing.
Continue reading “Values Matter”
Are you letting your values matter? Are you consistently honoring your core beliefs and living in alignment with the things that matter most? You are not living your values for yourself only. There is a ripple effect that moves and expands your actions such that they can have a far-reaching impact, more than you may ever know. That’s a way you make our world a better place.
Continue reading “Where to Start Decluttering”
Where to start decluttering? Do you have years of possessions that no longer “spark joy” (if they ever did) and that are holding you back from the life you want to live? Or are most of your work and living spaces relatively clutter-free but your electronic files are a mess? Perhaps you’re overwhelmed and don’t even know where to start. Or how. Or maybe you’re at that stage in your life where you are seriously thinking about downsizing. Having a clutter-free life is a journey, not a destination. And the time to begin is now.