Looking Ahead, Looking Back, Moving Forward into a New Month

Looking ahead as you move into a new month is a process that is always deepened when looking back is also one of the steps in the journey. You see, it’s not a linear process, our learning and growing. Unpredictable and sometimes messy, it involves lots of experiences, a good measure of mistakes, and plenty…

Find Time by Staying Focused Right Here, Right Now

When you are focused, you enhance your creativity, productivity, and appreciation of your moments. Indeed, focus is one of the most powerful time management skills in your toolbox.  It’s about being in the moment, and consciously choosing where you put your energy. Being focused increases your presence, and it’s a skill that we each need…

Unexpected Boundary – A Rainy Day Gift from the Universe

A time boundary is a gift you give yourself. That’s the most useful way to think about it. And your time boundary isn’t a negative thing at all. It helps you focus your energies because you say “No” to what’s less important. And that gives you the space and time and energy to say a…

IFTTT Introduces Applets for More Flexibility and for Finding Time

If you use IFTTT (If This Then That) you may be aware of their recent upgrade. And if not, here’s a quick update from their website. It outlines the biggest change that’s been made, to date, in this time and productivity tool. As well, it offers practical details about ways you’ll be able to make…

Boundaries and Your Holiday Planning – Find Your Comfort Zone

Time choices and time boundaries are your keys to finding time for what matters most to you. And, as the holidays draw closer and closer, what could be better that reducing your stress and increasing your enjoyment with these time tools? I’ve written here previously about creating de-stressed holidays for yourself and those near and…

Boundaries and Templates Save You Time and Stress During the Holidays

Boundaries are real life-savers when times get busy. And what busier time is there than this season? So setting strong time boundaries is vital. And yet, this is precisely the time when it can be most challenging to maintain those boundaries. Do you notice how quickly it feels like the time goes from Halloween to Thanksgiving…

Off Track? Time Boundaries and TimeYourWeb to the Rescue!

Do you find yourself getting off track and “losing time” a lot? Is staying focused a challenge? Do distractions constantly call to you? Then time boundaries will help you immensely. And I recently came across a tech tool that helps as well. it’s called TimeYourWeb and it’s a Chrome browser extension that maps your on-line…