The way you use your time is the way you live your life.
Posted on September 18, 2014, under Time Management Skills.
Procrastination steals your time and energy. It eats away at your confidence and self trust. It adds to your stress. It’s nothing but frustrating and discouraging!
And it’s something that we all do from time to time – often unconsciously.
So, the first step in dealing with procrastination is to make it visible to yourself. You may need to overcome some resistance at first – none (more…)
Posted on September 15, 2014, under Time and Technology.
The cloud is becoming more and more a part of everyone’s workflow – and many different cloud storage venues are available for you to use.
Most of them offer free storage up to a certain point, and then have paid options available. If you’re interested in saving money and exploring the possibilities that the cloud offers, you can use multiple cloud services, making sure to (more…)
Posted on September 11, 2014, under Time and Energy.
Slow down! How many time have you heard that advice … from your grandparents, long ago … from your doctor, perhaps … from spiritual advisers ,,, even from a small, wise voice inside.
Well, now your time management expert is telling you that, too. It’s the single best way to re-group, re-focus, and re-energize yourself. It costs nothing, and all it takes is a leap of faith and (more…)
Posted on September 8, 2014, under Time and Technology.
Everyone wants to work smarter and find more time! And today I am happy to share a chrome extension that helps you do just that, when you’re working with PDF documents.
Posted on September 4, 2014, under Time Choices.
Chip Kelly and Philadelphia Eagles are probably not words you’d ever have expected to see at the start of a post on The Time Finder. But bear with me – he’s got some interesting things to say about time!
I’ve been learning about Chip Kelly from my VA, who is a serious fan of the Philadelphia Eagles. One of the things I’ve learned is that they are a professional football team. (Okay, that may be a slight exaggeration, but I certainly had (more…)
Posted on September 1, 2014, under Time After Time.
Time tools are always useful when your aim is to find time for what matters most!
And now that September has arrived, we let go of summer (here in the Northern Hemisphere, at least) and our thoughts turn toward school, work, and the transition into fall.
So, as we move ahead into a new month, (more…)
My Fitbit has been a very helpful addition to my exercise regimen and self-care efforts. Do you have one? (And do you use it?)
I appreciate its goal-setting flexibility and the way that it tracks my steps without my knowing. (I used a pedometer for many years, but found it distracting and cumbersome. The Fitbit, on the other hand, works away in the background as I go about my day, syncing with my computer when I’m (more…)
Posted on August 25, 2014, under Time and Technology.
You know what a wiki is, right?
“Slow down, you move too fast; you’ve got to make the morning last …” Remember that song from the ’60’s?
Finding time to slow down – or to “stop and smell the roses” – might be advice that feels so familiar that it seems like a cliché. But there’s a great deal of wisdom there.
It can be a challenge, finding time to be (more…)
Posted on August 18, 2014, under Finding Time E-zine Articles.
Growing older is a process that we all experience … if we are lucky. And as the years accumulate, our feelings about this process shift and evolve.
I recently celebrated a birthday, and wrote briefly about it in the soon-to-be published Finding Time E-zine. (If you’d like to receive a copy, just sign up here before 6 AM ET Thursday morning and we’ll send it to you as soon as it goes live!) (more…)
Productivity is something we all strive for – but is it always all that it’s cracked up to be?
What does your wise mind tell you?
We hear it trumpeted all the time – how increasing your efficiency and effectiveness with time management tools, tips and tricks will exponentially increase your productivity and ultimately lead to wild success in whatever enterprise you pursue! Right? (more…)
Posted on August 11, 2014, under Time Boundaries.
Boundaries help you use your time more effectively. They are often challenging to set, however, and maintaining them is also a stretch for many!
Posted on August 7, 2014, under Time Boundaries.
Boundaries are key to finding time for what matters most to you. However, many people struggle with this skill.
In this series of posts I’m going to help you learn how to establish boundaries that work for you by exploring the advantages and the challenges in implementing this time tool. (more…)
Posted on August 4, 2014, under Time and Technology.
Streamlining, no matter what area of your life you’re looking at, will increase your efficiency and effectiveness. And that can be particularly true when you’re talking about your on-line work.
Posted on July 31, 2014, under Time Management Skills.
Finding focus and maintaining it is a skill that increases your presence and your productivity.
Your moments are enhanced when you bring focus to them; and yet this is a quality that is often especially hard to come by in our culture.
We are bombarded from every angle with information, news, ideas – all clamoring (more…)