Regaining Focus to Reclaim Your Time and Energy

Maintaining your focus no matter what distractions present themselves is a challenge. Maybe you’re working online and tempted by interesting news stories. Or maybe you’re pulled away from a task by a family emergency. No matter what the actual cause is in the moment, staying focused can be tough. So, here at The Time Finder…

Finding Time — A Gift to Give Yourself, Right Here, Right Now

Finding time, whenever you’re able to do it, is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself. And finding time isn’t something magical, it’s a skill that you develop with practice and patience. And finding time isn’t something magical, it’s a skill that you develop with practice and patience. So, that means it’s within…

Declutter Your Tabs for Faster Browsing and Finding Time

Browsing the web means opening tabs. And often, for those who work on the web or are engaged in social networking, you find yourself with lots and lots of tabs open. This creates clutter and unnecessary confusion. And that’s not all. It also slows your browser speed considerably, which significantly cuts into your efficiency while…

Your Boundaries, Your Time Choices, and Your Social Media Time

When you’re using social media, whether it’s for your business or your personal life, you really need to have strong boundaries. So today I want to walk you through some foundational boundary-setting skills. Setting boundaries is about focus. And it requires that you learn to be proactive about your time choices.  The most important thing…

Social Networking Challenges? Here are 3 Tips to Help

Finding time is a challenge when social networking is on your to-do list. That’s because it can be so tempting to get ‘lost’ in cyberspace. So, what can you do when you are at your computer and temptations like web-surfing, some ‘extracurricular’ social-networking, Google, and/or Amazon tug at you? Indeed, this is one of the…

Auto-Editing Tools: Do You Use Them? Which is Your Favorite?

Auto-editing tools can be very useful when you’re writing online. They can also trip you up — sometimes hilariously — as anyone who’s had spell-checker snafus can attest. But there are some very sophisticated auto-editing tools out there, some free and some with a price tag. So today I’d like to mention just a few of them,…

Managing Predictable Change to Free Up Time and Energy

Predictable change is very different from unexpected change. Both present challenges. And both require different time and energy management skills. As they say about our climate here in New England, “If you don’t like the weather, just wait – it’s sure to change!”  That concept, applied more generally, can be a very helpful tip for…