Deliberate Practice Matters In Building Your Business (And Your Life!)

Nurturing yourself includes building your skills! Skill building requires deliberate practice. One of my subscribers who is building a business asked me about investing his time and money in moving his business forward a little bit. Here’s part of that conversation: Why invest if the results will be marginal? In a word: practice. You find…

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Make This Next Year A Better One

I’m here to help you make this next year a better one. That’s right, Cynthia Ann Leighton here with a plan for you. It’s inside you! It’s about nurturing and self-care. About you! Because when you fail to plan, you plan to fail – and that’s how a lot of people go through their lives.…

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Build A Better You With Small Actions

How do you make a difference in the world? How do I make a difference in the world? It begins with you! And me. Here’s how to begin to make a difference: build a better you with small actions.   I do want to make a difference in this world. I’m guessing you want to…

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Grateful For Self Care

Hello, Cynthia Ann Leighton here. I’m feeling grateful for self care today. Self care helps me to be loving to others! Self care helps me to be loving to myself. I find that I need to take really good care of myself. For a lot of reasons. One is so that I can be loving…

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Your Inner Strengths Recover Your Life

Talking about nurturing you today! You can build your reserves of inner strength. And it’s important to do that. Because that’s where your future is going to grow from. From what you’ve already got inside you!   You’ve got a lot inside you. You’ve got a lot going for you. Yes, you do. You!  …

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Reach For The Stars Steadily

Are you taking care of yourself? Taking care of myself is how I grow. Taking care of myself is how I make sure that I’m headed in the right direction. Taking care of myself is about nurturing all aspects of me.   Reach for the stars steadily! I’ve found that when you strive to do…

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What Are You Willing To Struggle For As You Take Care Of Yourself?

You matter. Nurturing yourself builds hope as you face challenge. What are you willing to struggle for as you take care of yourself? Learn that and run with it!   Challenging times pop up as you go through life. For example, health challenges happen to everyone. There are times when health challenges are totally out…

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Laughing Helps You Improve Your Life

One nurturing approach to self improvement that works well is laughter. I encourage you to lighten up; I know it helps me! Laughing helps you improve your life.   On tough days, I’ve noticed that even practicing smiling in the mirror helps me. That seems silly, doesn’t it? Yet when I lift my hand weights,…

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Unfailing Respect Every Moment For Every Person

What does it mean to nurture yourself? Unfailing respect every moment for every person. Including yourself! It’s challenging. And it’s a path to personal growth. How might you put that into action in a small way right now? For yourself? For your family? For your best friend? Action speaks louder than words. Pick something small right now.…

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Nurturing Yourself Improves Your Situation

It’s worth it to take care of yourself! Self-care is important. Nurturing yourself improves your situation, emotionally and physically. Hope, optimism, energy follow.   When you take care of yourself well, you feel better. Emotionally you’re stronger. Physically you’re less likely to become ill.   Why nurture yourself? Nurturing yourself gives you better emotional health.…

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