Project Got You Stuck? Step #1 – Find Time to Start!

Posted on August 27, 2015, under Finding Time E-zine Articles, Time Management Skills.

Pen and Notepad

Project preparation gets you unstuck!

When faced with a new project, do you find yourself stuck before you begin? Whether you stall out or rush in, you’ll find these tips about preparation extremely helpful.

You benefit in a number of ways by engaging in thoughtful mental and physical action steps prior to starting your project. You maintain your motivation and  (more…)

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Value Your Values to Find More Time

Posted on August 26, 2015, under Time and Values.

Message Stones

What are your values?

How well do you know yourself?

Does the way you use your time reflect your values?

Deepak Chopra has written, “Without values, there is confusion and chaos.”

So you are actually adding  (more…)

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Chrome Extension to Find Words and Find Time!

Posted on August 24, 2015, under Time and Technology.

Magnifying Glass

Chrome extension for finding words (and finding time).

If Google Chrome is your go-to web browser, I think you’ll be intrigued by the Twinword Finder for Chrome.

Think of all the times you want to find some very specific information, do a web search, and then are presented with a lengthy and detailed article that probably contains what you’re looking for – you’re just not sure where. (more…)

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Time Choices and Changes — Staging Your Time Success!

Posted on August 20, 2015, under Time Choices.

Steps into Light

Where are you in the Stages of Change?

Your time choices define your time success. And those choices are profoundly affected by the energy, perspective and priorities that you bring to them.

Indeed, you can’t make a time choice that you aren’t ready for. It won’t even occur to you! But the good news is that you can develop your capacity when it  (more…)

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Stages of Change and Your Time Choices

Posted on August 19, 2015, under Time Choices.

Ladder and Sky

Stages of Change: Steps to Your Time Success

Have you heard of the 6 stages of change?

Change is one of the constants in our lives – and we often tend to balk at changes. So that’s where the idea of stages of change becomes really helpful!

In 1997 psychology professor James Prochaska created a very  (more…)

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Inbox Snooze Looks Like a Winner for Finding Time

Posted on August 17, 2015, under Time and Technology.

Mailboxes

Inbox or Gmail – have you decided?

Inbox or Gmail, Inbox or Gmail. Have you settled on one or the other yet?

One of the things I weigh, when looking at any new tool, is whether the efficiencies it offers make up for what’s lost when you let go of what’s familiar and move on to something new.  (more…)

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Vacation Time Tips – 3 More Ideas to Find Time and Find Fun!

Posted on August 13, 2015, under Time and Energy.

Deck Chairs

Vacation time tips help you relax!

Vacation time is supposed to be a time to refresh yourself, reconnect with family and friends, and relax!

But it’s easy to pack your vacation time with so many activities that, when all’s said and done, you may be more tired at the end of your ‘time off’ than you were when you started. (more…)

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Vacation Time – Timely Tips to Free Yourself for the Fun!

Posted on August 12, 2015, under Time and Energy.

Packed for vacation

Vacation time tips help you relax and enjoy!

Are you finding time for a vacation this year?

I hope so, because no matter how busy or stressed you are, stepping away for some vacation time restores your energy and provides a fresh outlook.

And if you’re a busy parent, you know that “vacations” can  (more…)

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Find Stuff Fast with AstroGrep and Find Time!

Posted on August 10, 2015, under Time and Technology.

Binoculars

Use AstroGrep to find what you need fast.

AstroGrep is a lightweight and fast-working utility that helps you find things on your computer.

Remember that sales copy you wrote awhile ago that was really catchy?  You can’t find it anywhere, and you want to use it in a product launch.

Well, this is a situation  (more…)

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Celebrate – No Matter How Many Candles Are Involved!

Posted on August 6, 2015, under Transitions and Time.

Birthday Cake

Celebrate your years and YOU!

Finding time to celebrate the passing years as you age is a skill that stands you in good stead for life’s transitions.

I think about that, as I enter my birth month and get ready to celebrate another birthday.

It’s a journey, and  finding time to achieve true contentment  (more…)

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Time Flying By – One Theory About Why!

Posted on August 5, 2015, under Time After Time.

Time in your hands

Is time flying by for you?

Have you noticed time flying by faster and faster for you?

As I’ve aged, I’ve definitely felt that each passing minute seems to be speeding up.

But why does it feel that way?

We know that time is concrete and is the same for everyone. But  (more…)

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Find Time with Gmail Undo-Send and Other Time Finder Favorites

Posted on August 3, 2015, under Time After Time.

Google_Inbox_Logo

Find time with Time Finder Favorites

When you want to find time it’s always a good idea to look for some time management advice. And curated advice is great, because others have already identified the best tips and tricks!

So checking out what readers of The Time Finder read and shared in the past month is always a good place look … to find time  (more…)

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Schedule Reflection Time to Be More Productive

Posted on July 30, 2015, under Time Choices, Time Management Skills.

Reflection on Water

Schedule reflection time for yourself.

Your schedule is one of the tools that you use to optimize your productivity. And when you schedule time to reflect you are NOT being unproductive.

In fact, you’re giving yourself a gift. Your productivity always boils down to your time choices, and you make better choices when you reflect on them! (more…)

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Procrastination-Beat It Right Now With 7 Timely Tips!

Posted on July 29, 2015, under Time Choices, Time Management Skills.

Dog Pulling Back

Procrastination got you stuck?

Is procrastination a serious challenge in your life?

Even when we know that waiting too long will create a lot of challenges, getting started can still seem impossible.

But procrastination undermines relationships and erodes trust. And when procrastinating affects  (more…)

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Be Heard by Your Representatives with Democracy.io — A Big Time-Saver!

Posted on July 27, 2015, under Time and Technology.

The Capitol

Find time to be heard!

Democracy works when people participate – and one of the biggest ways to participate is to be heard by your representatives in Washington.

But if you’ve tried to do that in the past, you know that it’s not always an easy proposition. Usually it involves many steps that  (more…)

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