Moving into the New. So, What Do You Bring as You Begin Your Journey?

Everything is new again. Making a new beginning is marked by a feeling of anticipation and maybe a little nervousness. It’s also marked by a letting go of things you don’t need for the next step of your journey. That’s because stepping into the new always means ending something. And by the same token, marking…

Focus by Setting Boundaries, and Optimize Your On-Line Time

Focus is elusive in today’s world. That’s true in lots of places in our lives — and perhaps nowhere as much as on the web. That means that time management and boundary-setting skills are nowhere more necessary than when we’re working or playing on-line. To say that the internet has changed how we live and…

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…