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Slow Down, Savor, and Deepen Your Life in Time

Posted on August 21, 2014 by , under Time and Energy, Time Transformation.

Slow Down and Savor

Slow Down and Savor Your Time

“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…)

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Productivity-Is It ALWAYS the Best Use of Your Time?

Posted on August 14, 2014 by , under Time and Energy, Time Transformation.

Productivity and Presence

Productivity – Is it All it’s Cracked Up to Be?

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…)

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Success Tips – How Enthusiasm Energizes Your Time

Posted on July 21, 2014 by , under Time and Energy.

Success Tips

Enthusiasm Breeds Success!

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…)

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Overwhelmed? Stepping Away Can Save the Day!

Posted on June 12, 2014 by , under Self-Care Time, Time and Energy.

OverwhelmedWhen you’re overwhelmed, what’s your first response?

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…)

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Perfectionism – How It Poisons Your Time

Posted on April 10, 2014 by , under Finding Time E-zine Articles, Time and Energy.

PerfectionismPerfectionism is a major challenge for many smart, high-achieving people – and perhaps most especially for successful women.

Are you one of them?  Does perfectionism slow you down, skew your  (more…)

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Your Inner Critic-Recognizing and Countering This Negative Voice

Posted on March 20, 2014 by , under Time and Energy, Time Management Skills.

Inner CriticThe inner critic … are you familiar with yours?

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…)

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Reducing Stress in Your Home to Find More Time!

Posted on March 11, 2014 by , under Time and Energy.

Reducing Stress-Family FunReducing stress in your home is one surefire way to find more energy and time in your life.  

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…)

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Verbs are Important-Find the Right One and Find Time!

Posted on March 6, 2014 by , under Time and Energy, Time Management Skills.

Verbs are Important!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…)

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Breathing: Your Portable, Powerful and Dependable Stress-Reducer

Posted on March 4, 2014 by , under Self-Care Time, Time and Energy.

BreathingBreathing.  It’s something we all do, pretty much every moment of our lives.  And yet, we pay it little mind … our breathing.

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…)

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Lower Your Stress and Transform Your Time

Posted on February 27, 2014 by , under Time and Energy, Time Transformation.

Lower Your StressWhen you lower your stress you enhance your energy, expand your perspective, and transform your time.  

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…)

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Self-Care Rituals to Soothe, Energize, and Transform Time

Posted on February 18, 2014 by , under Self-Care Time, Time and Energy, Time Transformation.

Self-Care RitualsSelf-Care is one of the most important tools in your time management toolbox.

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…)

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Stress and You – Change Your Thoughts and Find More Time!

Posted on February 4, 2014 by , under Time and Energy, Time Transformation.

Stress and Your TimeWe all encounter stress from day to day and minute to minute.

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…)

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Your Work Rhythms-Know Them and Use Them to Optimize Your Time and Productivity

Posted on January 30, 2014 by , under Time and Energy.

Work RhythmsOur work rhythms are as unique as we are.  But one thing that’s true for all of us is that we each HAVE work rhythms.

Our energy levels vary, and so there are times of day when we are naturally more energetic and, therefore, more productive. (more…)

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Perfectionism Trap: 3 Time Tips to Free You!

Posted on January 29, 2014 by , under Time and Energy.

Perfectionism TrapPerfectionism is NOT the pursuit of excellence!

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…)

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De-Cluttering in Doable Chunks-Your 52-Week Challenge

Posted on January 28, 2014 by , under Time and Energy.

De-cluttering in doable chunksDe-cluttering is a worthy goal, no matter where you are on the clutter spectrum!

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…)

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