The way you use your time is the way you live your life.
“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…)
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…)
Success. How do you define it, and how do you attain it? And how does your perspective on success affect your feelings about your time?
These are things we’ve been pondering at The Time Finder lately. Success will be the focus of our upcoming series of Finding Time E-zines (starting on July 31), and I’ll be posting about it here, too.
Summer provides an opportunity to step back and reflect – a small, natural interlude in the work year. So for all of us, and maybe especially for entrepreneurs and (more…)
For many of us, the knee-jerk reaction is to increase our efforts immediately … because we want to do something about that feeling. But working faster or harder or longer simply isn’t the optimal (more…)
Are you one of them? Does perfectionism slow you down, skew your (more…)
We all have voices that chatter in our heads throughout the day – and the inner critic is one of them. Learning to recognize these voices, or sub-selves, as I call them, is a powerful and transformative time tool. (more…)
That’s because stress is a huge drain on your mind, body and spirit. It depletes your energy and has a profound effect on how you relate to your time. And so it makes sense that reducing stress – in (more…)
Verbs are important! Who’s the last person that uttered that phrase to you? I’m guessing it may have been a long-ago teacher, extolling the virtues of action verbs and encouraging you to make your writing more vivid and engaging.
Other than that late-elementary-school (more…)
And that’s to our detriment, because our breathing has a huge impact on how we experience our moments and our time. Indeed, our (more…)
For most of us, the hustle, bustle, and challenges of everyday life are making our stress levels inch up each day. Yet, there are ways to step away (more…)
That’s because life gets way too busy – so busy, sometimes, that you may feel like you don’t have time to take care of yourself. But, in order to embrace all that life has to offer, it’s vital that you move (more…)
It’s a fundamental fact of living for everyone, stress is. Since it’s built right in to the human condition, it’s not the absence of stress that we should strive for – but better ways to manage it. (more…)
Our energy levels vary, and so there are times of day when we are naturally more energetic and, therefore, more productive. (more…)
That’s a crippling illusion. In reality excellence is choked and stifled by perfectionism. As artist and writer Julia Cameron has written: “Perfectionism is not a quest for the best. It is a pursuit of the worst in ourselves, the part that tells us that nothing (more…)
That’s because clutter doesn’t get rid of itself, AND wherever it exists, it eats up energy and time. If your space is cluttered, everything you undertake is going to take just a little bit longer. (more…)